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re of the steam gun: The steam gun captured on Friday has been stationed in the camp of the Sixth (Mass) Regiment, and on Saturday it was understood an exhibition of its powers would be given; but a very unfortunate circumstance interfered with the arrangement. Some very material and indispensable parts of the machinery were found wanting, and the steam gun, that all had come to look upon as a death. dealing engine, stood as harmless as an old It now turns out that the inventor, Mr. Dickinson, who was not taken with the gun, lead with him in a buggy, a short distance off, all the important parts of the machinery used in the working of the gun, and escaped with them by driving rapidly away. The Alexandria Gazette thus puts a stop to the slander upon the Irish volunteers of that city: The rumor which has obtained publication that desertions were occurring in the Irish volunteer companies lately formed in this city, are entirely without foundation. The irish are tru