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From our army in Maryland We are without any additional particulars from our forces in Maryland. It was stated by a soldier who came down on the train last night that a large amount of flour and other produce was captured by our troops on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, on Saturday last. The same authority also represents that some twelve hundred Yankee troops were captured at Poolesville, in Montgomery county, Md., the same day. A gentleman from the lower part of the Valley who arrived in this city yesterday afternoon, states that the Yankees still occupied Harper's Ferry up to Monday last. On that day a portion of their cavalry scouted as far up as the neighborhood of Berryville, in Clarke county. He thinks the force at Harper's Ferry amounts to some six or seven thousand composed of the forces formerly at Winchester. Martinsburg, and Charlestown. In view of the fact that our forces reached Frederick on Sunday, this announcement seems a little singular; but it may
ave on the Lower Potomac a large number of gunboats; on the Upper Potomac large bodies of troops. A crossing at Edwards's Ferry is a favorite theory of the rebels. At Edwards's Ferry the river is narrow and fordable, but a division of men at Poolesville, with a battery on the hills occupied by Gen. Banks last year, after Ball's Bluff, would render such an attempt a dangerous experiment. Poolesville, Point of Rocks, and Harper's Ferry are all strongly guarded, while a large body of troops arePoolesville, Point of Rocks, and Harper's Ferry are all strongly guarded, while a large body of troops are being massed at Baltimore, as I am told, to be held as a reserve, for the purpose of resisting the capture or the invasion of Maryland, or the assault upon Washington. It is said, also, that there is a proposition to establish a large camp at Chambersburg, in your State, for the purpose of preventing a raid into Pennsylvania.--Jackson would desire nothing better than to go into winter quarters in the fruitful valley of the Susquehanna, and his guerrillas would find abundant and exhilarating s