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The preparations for the defence of the Capital are vigorously prosecuted by Gen. McClellan. A large body of troops, probably fifteen thousand, have been sent down into the lower counties of Maryland. Two regiments will be quartered at Port Tobacco — a considerable force will also be placed at Upper Marlboro. In addition to these points, troops are being thrown out all the way down the Potomac on the Maryland side, out of sight of the Virginia shore, to as to conceal the operations of tshington. He is now held in Alexandria. The following is from the Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Exchange: Mr. J. H. Lindenberger, Secretary of the San Francisco Democratic Executive Committee, was arrested yesterday at Port Tobacco by the order of the State Department. It is believed that Mr. Lindenberger was on his way to the Confederate Congress at Richmond, with dispatches from the California Constitutional Association. His trunks were removed and searched, and he w