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enemy's pickets frequented the Virginia shore of the Potomac, and occasionally sent a leaden compliment to our pickets on this side, but no serious casualties have occurred. The question has been asked why General Lander was absent from his brigade at the battle of Ball's Bluff, in which one of his regiments, the 20th Massachusetts, participated. He was in Washington at the time under special orders from the Government, and, on hearing of the engagement, he immediately proceeded to Poolesville, and took part in the action next day at Edward's Ferry, where he did good service, for which he has been complimented by the Commanding General. He now lies wounded at his quarters in Washington. The outside Pressure upon Gen. M'Clellan. The Washington correspondent of the New York Tribune, says: Senator Chandler of Michigan, Ben Wade of Ohio, Trumbull of Illinois, and Wilkinson of Minnesota, are here, representing to the Administration that the popular demand of their con
, the Federal Commander, which was found on the field the day after the battle of Leesburg. The plans were carried out as laid down, though the anticipates of routing and pursuing the "enemy," were very materially disappointed. Col. Batter's orders, according to the Northern papers, were found in the lining of his cap, after his death. These facts go to prove that the movement was authorized, and the whole plan was doubtless the precursor of a general advance: Camp of Observation, Poolesville, Oct. 29, 10½ P. M. Special Orders: Col. Deveres will land opposite Harrison's Island, with four companies of his regiment, and proceed to surprise the camp of the enemy discovered by Capt. Filbrick in the direction of Leesburg. The landing and march will be affected with silence and rapidity. Col. Lee, 20th Massachusetts volunteers, was immediately after Col. Deveres's departure occupy Harrison's Island with four companies of his regiment, and will cause the four boats to