Many valuable and papers were found in his possession.
The expedition also seized a large quantity of contraband correspondence, which was found in the several post-offices in lower Maryland.
They discovered the channel through which the rebels have been receiving Northern papers and other important information.
The expedition was under command of the Government detective, who has made most of the important arrests, and was entirely successful.
He was also aided by Captain Keyster, with a detachment from the third Indiana Cavalry, 100 strong.
Orts in Regard to the strength of the Union army — movements of Gen. but .
From the Washington telegraphic correspondence of the New York Herald we take the following items:
Paragraphs are extensively published, stating that it has been officially announced that the Government has six hundred thousand volunteers in the field and in camp.
No such official annunciation has been made.
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