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War Movements. The Alexandria Gazette, of yesterday, has the following: Harper & Ferry. May 13--The greatest activity prevails here, and the force is daily increasing by accessions from every part of the country. Active measures are in progress to make the place perfectly secure in the event of an attack. The hills surrounding the place are strongly fortified with heavy batteries, to be simply supported and sustained by the noble Rangers, recently arrived from Kentucky. The officers and men are in fine health and spines, and fully ready for the tray. All the professions are represented in the range of the Virginia forces now here — lawyers, doctors and preachers have left their respective callings, and perform camp and guard duty, and handle the musket in such a way as to have no doubt of the determined spirit with which they have espoused the cause of Virginia. many of the residents of the place have removed in anticipation of a conflict. An unfortuna