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thickly covered with the Confederates. They made no attempt to fire upon our troops, but were very bold in showing themselves. No shots were fired by our men, and, after consultation, all of our troops, except a picket guard, were marched to Poolesville. The appearance of some of them was the most distressing sight we ever witnessed. Many of them were nearly naked; some had on nothing but overcoats; some only a pair of pants, and but few with shoes; most of them were without arms and ammunition. Most of the wounded had been sent to Poolesville and to the nearest camps Captain Vaughan, who was sent over with a flag of truce, to get permission to bring off the dead, and render the wounded what assistance was in our power, had not returned up to the hour which we write (eleven A. M,) and is no doubt sent to the enemy's rear as a prisoner. About four P. M. yesterday, the Confederates showed themselves in force upon the hill, about two miles and a half towards Leesburg where