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horities and delay matters for a few days, so as to allow time for aid from Manassas to Johnston at Winchester.--(Doc. 73.) The following official order appeared today: Henceforward the telegraph will convey no despatches concerning the operations of the Army not permitted by the Commanding General. Winfield Scott. Department of War, July 8, 1861. The above order is confirmed. Simon Cameron, Secretary of War. The Second Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, Col. George H. Gordon, left Boston for the seat of war at Martinsburg. The regiment consists of one thousand and fifty men. They wear the regulation black felt hat, turned up at the side. Their coats are made of serviceable blue cloth and their pants of blue flannel. Since the men first went into camp at West Roxbury, they have been put through the most rigid discipline, and are therefore now prepared to meet the enemy under any circumstances. The camp equipage of the regiment, consisting of twenty-fi