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Standing at Harper's Ferry. --A gentleman last arrived from the above locality, informed us last night that Col. Turner Ashby, of Far n erarrived at Bolivar, near Harper's ferry. about two o'clock last Sunday afternoon with 200 troops. He sent forward 10 men to reconnoitre, who reported 400 Abolition soldiers in Harper's Ferry. He proceeded intending to attack them. On arriving at Camp Hill he recertained that they had found out his design, and crossed the Potomac on a bridge of boats. After Ashby and his men got to the Ferry the enemy commenced firing on him across the river, a distance of three hundred yards, and killed the horse of a First Lieutenant. The fire was returned, one of the enemy being killed and five wounded. The Lieutenant's horse was replaced by a better one taken from the enemy. The latter have a wholesome dread of Ashby and his men, who are encamped two miles south of Charlestown, VaBanks has a considerable force two miles from Harper's Ferry. There i