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We have brief and vague accounts of the movements of the Northern troops at Annapolis. Eighteen hundred men, supposed a Massachusetts regiment and the New York Seventh Regiment, had landed there and were moving overland toward Washington. Gov. Hicks had ordered resistance to the movement, and troops were collecting from all parts of the adjacent country to operate against them. They would have to march some thirty miles through a hostile country to reach Washington. We learn by the M and had a conversation over the wires from that point with the operator at Annapolis, that the troops had all landed and commenced their march, and that the road was lined with Marylanders prepared to dispute their passage over Maryland soil. Gov. Hicks had taken command of the Maryland troops hastily assembled, and his force was said to amount to nearly 2,000 efficient skirmishers. From the Sun Extra, Tuesday, 10½ A. M.: The Pennsylvania troops encamped near Cockeysville, moved up to
two army officers alluded to were sent from Washington by the Government, with directions to order the Northern troops, now at Annapolis, to return home. Annapolis,April 23. --The Seventh New York Regiment (numbering 991 men) and the Massachusetts Regiment landed last night at the Naval Academy. Last evening, the Vansville Rangers, of Prince George county, intercepted a messenger from Washington, with sealed orders for Captain Blake, of the Naval Academy, and brought him before Gov Hicks, who received the dispatches, and afterwards handed them to Capt. Blake. It is reported that they contain an order for the troops to return home, it being impossible for them to cross the Patuxent. The Rangers report that nearly every man in Prince George's county is under arms. The telegraph wires were cut near this place last night. All the steamers and cars are withheld here, and no mails or freight can be had from Baltimore. Later.-- Annapolis, April 23.--Two companies