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From Camp Pickens.[Special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Camp Pickens, Manassas Junction, May 28th, 1861. Camp duties have prevented my writing to you before this. Having now a few hours' leisure, I avail myself of the opportunity to give you some information of things transpiring here, knowing that your entire community are anxiously awaiting authentic intelligence from us. Leaving the Hermitage Fair Grounds on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, we expected to make the trip to this place in the usual time, but did not arrive until Sunday at 2 o'clock P. M., the cause of our delay being the intelligence that a collision had taken place on the road a few hours previous, of which you were several days ago apprised, the authorities deeming it proper to stop at Gordousville until it could be ascertained that the way was clear, and everything in condition for our safe conveyance. If the hearts of our men needed inspiration, the tears of our wives, mothers, sisters, and whic