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ur days. The surgeon of Colonel Geary's regiment on Saturday took his sick to the general depot at Frederick. It is stated that Col. Geary anticipated an attack from the Confederates. The surgeon reported that he heard heavy firing near Poolesville, supposed to have been between General Stone's advance guard and some of Johnston's force. He fell in with General Stone, who, with a full battery and the Tammany regiment, started for the scene of action. The mail messenger from, PoolesvillPoolesville also reported having heard firing in the same direction, and believed that a fight was going on near Edwards' Ferry; but up to this present writing your correspondent has been unable to glean any further particulars of the affair. Dater from Missouri. Knokun, Iowa, August 26, 1861 --A private of Colonel Moore's regiment arrived here from Athens, Mo. last night. He states that Colonel Green was approaching that place with a force variously estimated at from fifteen hundred to thr
Reported engagement on the Potomac. Hyattstown, Md. Aug. 28 --It is reporter here that heavy firing has been heard near Poolesville. It is supposed that an engagement has taken place between Gen. Stone advanced guard and Gen. Johnston's forces. Washington, Aug. 28--The city was ritlast night and this morning with report about a fight on the Virginia side of the Potomac. There is nothing reliable, and the reports are momentarily getting more and more conflicting. Gen. McClellan returned from the Virginia side about half-past 11 o'clock last night. Nothing important was elicited. Three cavalry and three infantry companies had been hovering about, evidently intending to draw the Federals into an ambuscade in the vicinity of Ball's Cross Roads.