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NEW-YORK, TILUItSU.W, SEPTEMBER l8, 1862.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
THETwAirFOIl TUE UNION.
Tto Great Billie mr Sharpsbnrg.
A Glorious Union Victory
TERRIBLE CARNAGE ON BOTH SIDES.
Canal Bridge near Williamsport Destroyed
REBEL SUPPLIES THUS CUT OFF.
SE.U01GSTBEET WOODED AND A PRISONER
GENEEAL HILL TAKEN PEISONEE.
615N.HOO.lKB SLIGHTLY WOUNDED.
The Very MOOBI from ?sur Army.
WAiHi?.?.!"?) BTeesaaeey Otp n?iop. m.
Diapatchea from "iir army up to 5 o'clock this even?
ing liavo been received. Tliey ure aouiewbat meagre
aa regard, detail", but ?tate in general tonnt that the
mott terrific batt!? that ever waa fought on this oon?
tiuent has been going on all day near Shurpabnrg,
the contests being entirely willi artillery, and that
?he enemy Las been driven back two mile*. The
??t.lighter Los been prodi^i -u?..
No facts aie given on winch an opinion can be
b?w'd respecting the Rebel? future tteaajaa? Ix>ng
itreet ir wounded a:i?l a ?fioOBBr? A bridge over a
?reek had been destroyed hy our force?, bo a? to is-o
iata ono of Iii, wing;? id an atiack upon whiih our
troop? ?were massed.
No official dispatch up to tin?? hour confirms the re?
pon thai Haipei i Parry baa bet :i roo? ? ?pied by on
tri op, or BBBBBBBBl hy the eneniy, and it ia ?l?ui!>l
Iv.-t- untrue, notwithstanding paroled primmer, say
ti'ey law ihe enemy skeda?!.! it;g much fa.-t-r than
Ihey tame it.
If they did to, i. wag willi the design of moving
rapidly up to Sliepardi'owii to re-en?orce the army
a*. Sharpeburg, taking with them doubil? sa the ?r?0
piece? of light a'.ill? ry which they are said to have
?rajtired. Nor is tV-re any official lonfirination of
V.? statement that Col. Miles has died ot bis wounds,
ihutigh it i, believed BBOB the IOOBBBBbJ of paroled
pr'nonars who have come in.
a- ? .?B.-?
A Glorious Vi.iori.
Batei aa? " Ofalaaaaer, s,pt 17, MM
A great buttle- Lae been fi ufeht, and we are vic
ti'-uu? The carnage on both ?ide, wa, awful
(V-n. Longstreet was wounded and taken prisoner.
llaaKi??? KO, \\>d:,t*?dey. Srpt. IT, l8'"?10 p. ni.
D.-paV:,--. pMA nt? titi I i.t !.cad??uarters from Ha?
ge !gtown tay:
' We have acl.i? vid a gLriona vii tory. Long
Btryl it not kili.d, but bl woun?k*d and a prisoner.
G?*l. Hooker na, wound. ?1 in the foot. No particu?
lar, (?re recoived.'
The I n;..-i.?,? m? m on \?V. ?ii?, ?.lu?.
Bsaaa .v..' mAmt, 0-fl l" : -i
In the battle to-ilay our right wing N te i oa
Sbaipsbarg ami our It-it tins t-i.le of Autietarn I BB ?I.
near rarkerito.i.i. Ti.?.-Iii bel- are falling ba< k on
Harper ? Keriy, n.m h worried itnd diapirited.
Tie wonn-!e?l aro arrivii g a'. IIag?-r-t"wn.
The bridg.- reported iaatieyi ?1 by tLe Union fori.-a
WM the canal bi ilge at or ni ar Williamsport. Tl.e
?ie?t!.??'ion of tiiis? bridge il ti grBBl iiiipoitance, at?
?t impede,'.hu Beholl fr?rn blinking up ? ?pplies.
?Hen. lonjc-alrt? 1 Ktporlid Killed.
HiK?::-)) it', l'a. Wi-Ji.r.Jay Sept 17. I M
The battle fought JBaBteOay betw.-en Hharpsburg
soi Mi'Mletown c1", ed wittiout a d?finit? lesult.
Vo friaojh? heeaheard from Hagentown sinn
4 a Hock yoolooBoy?
Suaggle-ra roming into Ung? ratown re] mt that
Otu. Ia??iig.treet Bal-hoSB kill? ?I, and that the Keb? !t?
hud been mirronn<le<J.
The stragglers siso nay Unit the ammunition and
proi iiiona of the Retrait hei e run eoaaph te!y out.
l-iu. I.on*-?ln-i'i Killed it ml i.n. Hill
'I n It ni Prisoner.
lltHHt?ni a?.. H?di?aday, P?ft 17 IM
Tt.la has been au even)ful ?lay in Man land, and at
tbe ?ateat ?uivires everything wa? favorable.
Tie R*bel Oneral Long.treet was killed, and
Gen li.li i? a pfiaoaer.
Th.- Itrbrla Mii|>|?o?i it lo ha? ltrlr??nlini;.
rsiiiaaiaei?. Wsssaaa*Bj, Oaaa It, i'?"2.
Thi Bulletin baa the following ?.pedal dispatch:
HikmiHt kii U ?-inasdiy, bept. 17, \h%%.
At nagerstown thi, morning beary firing was con?
stantly beard in ihe uireetion of Sharpeburg, lut no
al? finite information from that quarter had been re?
It is eup[?0M-d that the Rebels are making a moat
lieaj erate push to reach Williain?]?ort, and gat acron,
A Union scout, who left tho ba tie-field at eleven
o'c'ock thi? morning, bad reached Jlagerstown.
He reporta that the ??htiog has been perfectly
The Rehala have leen desperately hard prense?! by
Ai.ne baa beea deta. bed from tbt Union army
?o destroy the Willismsport Illidge, or to block the
ferry over the Potomac at that point.
1 he Rebel, are tBBBOOl '1 B) be retreatii.g.
B*l?orta Fi?ni ibe Balli??Parid.
Bpec.l) Ulajas' t. toT . N V | ?
yaaarssTas, OTilsialaf, Hr,?t ?:. pr?
1 he report to aftiOh w., alimi.-.l last i, ghi, to tbs
effect that (Jen. liarot?de had ii lill Bate < Harper r
Ferry, which the enemy had abandoned in such haste
sa not te parois all his prteaaara, -*UJ i^. confirma?
tion, and i, probably haartest. Many of the pate?
ooarawhoin the enemy did parole, however, inclndnig
Ate telegraph opetkion. hart arriy?d. witliit, our
T II E IMMEDIATE THEATER OF WAK.
line?, and gita BOM mt of the oouflict which ISMtatod
. in the .-(irrender of the jilace.
b seean to ha pretty *jerbB_i that Cot Min, ami
. not iii u. Julius Whit?-, was the officer who BBBBtl
I the fui render. That after he turn ed? n ti, Bl wa
'ttriick bj a fragment of ti,all anl injured in bath I
ISfBm ?ever? ?y thal th? y had t?> te KBB utattd, an
operut.on wLiili co?1 l.iui hu life.
1 Our Ion in killet! and wounded i? I,, p.p.) n, be
I not much above M) all told, an 1 in paroled priBSSMM
ahout .',,!?'ti, as we MBtod la?! tiiirlit.
Tue Kolilitrt under Col. Milt-i'?comimu i generally
| unite in the BBMMB thal ihr ?urrei.iar wa- tin
neceatary. ?Some of them MJ that u was ii.cv :i.!>,
after tlie evacuation of Maryland IIik!.-., hut that
thMpeta-BM WMtoaWbif M Ml tina- ii wn? Sha?
doned. QteMfsah ii fotiL'i, BM Mjfj MttiI CoL
Miii-i sad ti h tht Govern teat, which, aM seaton!
waih keepiag kdn m the awatea, pal tiim ta ahargi
. - f the .in| ortant port, aller (?? nduot at Kuli Baa,
1 wa nil, !o ray t:.e h .<-: i t it, h.m neter b*JM Mtiefan
torfly stplsiaed. It le pgeeasatMa, Bnraovw, that
lhaGovellum m tboaght CoL Mb?em roh a'.!,- le
hold the ?p.?m s with the fMMg under hur or ti.al
it would bave t :'! if vv ;l .di : wn or le-en !<?,?? sd _$?
laa MBrd ea-ilv .have been MM by wa.? sf baltimore
helore ihe oci upauaii of 1 icletii k, ata! hy any ii
Cnmberb-Bd aatil laut PTodaesdaj and Than I ij ,
It ia n ,t known whstl cr blSBM is nV, aun!. Kal fa
to Gea. White, furl!.ei !i. m thal he did BOC, ii r. flgh
a iiiiitakeii court, -y. BSSBnS ii con.man! to Wl ' kd
I wai entitled by r.u.k, Bad take the ree] one!,?lit-.
Which ,!? voived BBOB him. 'Il.ieii the fin! muren
I esr by the Betianal fwenla the Kart, ara beugive,
nine? that of lort Sun ti r.
No ,iis|_tc!se tates bat n Id nivi d, uj. t" this writ?
ing, Iron Gen. Mi Cb ?Baa risas that tinted io s'eleeb
yesterdaynotanag lawbieb bespoke af halag eu
reloped ma *aSaM ftg. whfcfa jt. vented lum fi otu
[.ursiiii | ihe BBBB y, or si I ing v? hen- he wau.
Ii ia behaved ea Ihe Mreagthof dfapatcbMaf na
anoffleial i. ! ann tor, bowev, r, thal UM saeflgy, with
iilinost if not '?nile all his amy. has I,,, n nabiag a
fightat Bharpsbarg b?bm yaatorday BBenoos, vvith
the parpan af aether BBtJriag u grund Btraggle or ?,i
InppOl?ag those MOOpSia Maryland wai, tho Yi<
gtata (trass, iu oeaarto satoad the eeatori Mag
enough to net ure the ieoB-SB?ag of the liter at SI,-j -
I b?rdelo wa, which is withtathras or four Brins al
BnMfaajWrgi Kharjiplmrg is Heatly to tie west ol
Hiddkrtowa ami South Massas a, sad nhout two
third? of the distance theme to the ii?pr. .
Tin ?e fuels render tie ri ?i. it that llarj i r ? Kerry
: ..,? I o n aliando,?' ?! hythe Bobah highly iui| aol,
Iable, stace, wara the National forces at that jKiiut,
I hey would be aide to attack the liehe!? in the roar,
'the Nad to .She|aidplowii being d.rect from the
Kerry, ami the distan;"!- ?hurt.
Atldiiional inlelligeine up to yi sti-itlay rcHclief, us
las we arritoi ('?.Heiten and |,rir>oiieii who kit
1 .Sharjirhuig ycateiday inomiiig ray tl.nl the tunny
was then iu great Ion e, ami was ?u lively engaged
m lortifyinir the bight?, Waa? h is siij ? oicd U, ne au
I plaathag field hatten?? ihcro.
| A B uj le of brigades were met crox?,ing the SI.? n
iiiidoah mar Il.irj.ei s Keny, and taking the road to
Sh<-| heid.town. 'I lu se lu igadi-a aie _uj>|>o?ed ,o he
the torces which wiro em uni),ed a shoit dirlaiice
'from Letbhiirg last week. ImbM who ?idled
1.,. ?lung last night report that thiie was still m,
? fane there, and none in the vicinity SB?eat a very
?mull om guard ng tha J.dwuidu liri). TIup
I BBMM !" ?ii-| "-'V?' 'lie ruuior which oliiained consul
! i nd le c'iiieiKy to-day, to tim ?licet that IBB bk bah
' I ad moved a itrong body of tiooj? to laoeshuig and
I 'ia i.urville.
ii ii believed al am oeteeato thut there b no iiebei
lorn- won h speaking of below the ja.id li ?I __g
Sheiiiiudoah vvith Ihe PotMMM at Guipe, h Keiry,
and that the whole army ti the Lelo., ie between
Harper. Vtiry ami S! at| ?l,u:g.
Several |.ri, oin i- have bSBB sent in fiom the fiont
[today. Two ??ne (ran Marara*. Tatty, ami ten
oi twelve of the very huiigriert and aeediett of the
" bnieiBBla" fruin the Mono, a, y, neal ila mouth in
bran, ia J. Und.: ut the .'?iii Hebel Virginia, und
Li, ut. ?Mien I.anu?.ol,I of the Gili, now belonging
n, Stuart ? Cavalry, were cajitured nour Leeihurg
and brought in this evening, liai ht enlisted with
?i'_hi vllicrg dvui Cairull Cvusty, Md., adjoiuiny
I'tini-t !\ at,:?!, til" week, ago; looks downcast Bat j
seem, to consider the rel-ellion s bad mv?,tm?**it. |
I.:.:iiiii',lid is of a n ? ? t < ?.- : i, 11 a family h? re, and is still
impenii? nt ai.d in., er'ineul, be was In tl.e m??b
whirh broke Bp the Kep'iM.ran ''wuwmu ialM
in tlii?. city. Ila say? he paa-ed thniug'i Har?-er ?
Kerry an hour after it? aurreodfr yes?er>lay, and
h'l'ls, wi'h gr?at apparent M?tete? ii u, that tiie be BJ
tonsi,t?-d of .to<?) niggers, Ix-ii'l?? the 14,"?'"Vsii
kera with Col. Mile?. II? rspresents that Small ?
! Cavalry ruma ;? ra nul lo ll.e ?if nity of |?BB0hBB|
1 ni.d ibal be, ?rli i? ?'p?a?! <?f Baa, usa MOB?BI '
1 t)ie ateeotfea of I ?rameet iii?? "to puk op ?ir.tg
I'tf StoW O? this elei nig i (?Ii'h?ii? the foil"? n g
V.?l?lirte B la BOt haoWS here IS -??'. ? rrrixll
low li Hill tiri, tiihl ill ?lu:?-.I . t It'll COX. Mlb'S,
?tirtei. Isa .i i .1 b the JBy hateas ToetoHsy,
',.'?? ?i al bia eavalrj bssV a.1 their asespe, bow
ver. and i vi.,rti.i ,l ?i.? bnlliaal teat et teptarlag
1/ ng?tr?at ? arno union train by tb? tray,aa aa
? .| ?.t. r.'ii-,. 11 ?r.; , Ba se ao ti al h Is ti ?
| earraal raaaorthat?aa. MeCl lian " retook Har ? i -
Krt-i in a fear Boen ?'ter CaL Mika aoireodered
i?. ' ( oL Mile- lose, bsfats earrratteriag .? I. i, ?, ?i
I to have beea bet CB. Ho wes trow ?-i ? ,?i pitt
i bia sun? dei y the bj - ? 11 ?raj al ? li. 11 ?
BOthoritlea here at BOOB believe-! tim. deed trOOM In?
" At ?r? a. ni. y? Ila r lay. J tshsofl mar. i ??I I ?a ti ?,f
?li? tura.lol Harper'i Ferry oa tbs Wii ? i
i"oi, ai Ihoagh alanas t.? tn-.rHi by ti hi road,
i ailMf t?? Win, I,? ?'?-r ?-r M.?rtr tlbnrg. T!n? BMTB
in'"it l""ii? s'.*..uga t?? n? ter M i? ?aagater that bo
?Ii l not baateohytbe rood to the tota-tara Ford to
t?ie reh'-f of ti.- ii.a?i body "1 He Kabel nrmy.
K valent I y 1 ?,???! |ng t bit her bei -r?- bid l?l I ia'? pnr?
ruing lore?1)?, Ja<k-"Ti, in lesvlBg Hart, era Kerri,
le! I A. P. Hill l'i ? "li.nun 'I tb'-r?-, iii.ni.? Ii-rs to gall r.
bb aad ?airy of lha ipoila. VVe iheald bass bmb
not ?d that ?i i? ?" li? ie.i i,i re thal .Mile?, bsforsBai
i ia uleling, m t "?I;, dsetro* ed hiaordl aars, hat aleo
blee up ead otherwi?a dea?eyed ull lu? bbbbm
Ti,r Sim alee baa the foUoariog
" Wa base Bael intsrestiag lafonaattea eaaeera?
I Lag Hie progressol Mi ( I, lim. - urn y in pur-nit of the
I iniiin boilv of ihe lleb.-l army meier l..e, l,"iig,-:ri?I
io.'I other,. ,\t BOOB )?*Hter?lay t! I v wer?- over
t.iken bl our a-liiiiice tliitsion, when they formed
in line of battle oa the enot oi the lull aMrtiaethe
mai link ?i! Aiitie?.in. (nek, in the immediate
vi? ii.it?, of Bbarpsbarg?
" Si .ntl) ullei war.l iiion? of ?mr troop? arrive?! OB
tin- i?i?,mu?, and at I p. in. beth anatea were in bul
lie mi m v. our? on the cart ?ide aii?l tbeiia on the
weil side ol the ? nek, un e\pi,lined above. At hall
part .') our teroaa at a? k? ?1 them, nml a heavy buttle
ens.I, nulli by I p m. the Kel el army waa brlievtd
to I me been sut roiiiiti.-'l alu i?i, ami well nigu out
oi BBUBBaltloB a? well tu. proin iona. Our anny
ISSted for the Bight ju.t where tim hmt of yesler
ilav'r Ightiag !?-!t u em, m ti SBpSI ted t?. renew the
eagagsiBOBt at dayligbi this morning. *Thia informa?
tion, lie helle,?., ir 11 lift Wol t h V. It COU ICI liol h hy
way ol il.iiiir-o'ii^? and Bssesbero?
The llniile on Nuntin?.
Krom Our .Hpe-I?! ('ori??|n,-i,i.-nl.
OaasBBMBCiTT.TaaslajBsea -Mt i<? i ',
Another biiitlf \irlenlay. TlieUoiitetlerates wen
well beaten ou Sunday, and driven from their
intrenched pookies < I South .Mountain. The battle
of Sunday, I lib, waa foiigh' one mile to the west of
Moon.I,on. Mini right on the turupike-road where ?mr
artillery Waa piaule?!. The news from the field yeo?
leajay le la the efleol that our ti oops, under Bate?
?id.-, iiii-il'iuli tin: r. tr.?ating Rebel?, under Hill and
l.i.n H'n-tt, winn a ?lr-adfiil baltic took placo. It
aaauaaBoad ai 19 e'eteeh yaatsraayaed laat.-d uutii ?
Our forcer gained a complete victory, and to, k, nc
eesdteg to all accounts, lonou to l.'?,(H?0 prisomr?.
(?en. Kii/hugli laOO?0B juisoiier, and laOiigHlreot is
kill..I. A Ung of inn.- v.un e< ni ml" ?mr line, after
his boily. Ii it in not true Huit Fkabagh i, a pris
"i.ei, in.r tlmt I.??iigrtri.t is killed, ????rtaiii it i?, bo?
>?.ii'l a ?Ioiilit, ibal ii,?? Uui'-ii army are diiiing the
Ceefcateiaaseheeeretheai a-tim triad drisse chati,
and our tnxipe Mre nending ha? k prirom-rs in hands ol
jim) alni moie. I m.-t a gentleman last night, Mr.
Samuel Knmle, a rendent ot Hugerrtoivii, who had
pirt arint'l beat thai town. Ile lefi lhere on ?Saiur
day morning. Winn ho hil, the Rebe!? had full
poi-ae-sion of the town, but tbeir foTOOO wer? no!
lui^e; tiui e?aieted ot Tomlin'? brigada, BOO el
Bleaii I ? avaliy, Bad a batteiy culled the Washing?
ton A i lill' i y.
Mi. Kimde informs me lliat to hil certain knowl?
edge, when he lett liagersiown, Jackson, With at
?east HylM men, wa? at Williauis|H?rt, on the
Potomac, aud ready to croea. Tho Coufederatea at
Jiitgoiitowu moy alao iisv? ?t?ate?! te William?
1-or*, ai it a only r-ix mih-t touth of tliat place.
| Th* Confe.leruti? acted the vary rame way in
lI*aer?lown ni they did here; they robbed erery
beet, ?h','-, tlothing, und army .tore in the town.
i In every eaie where it would be accepted, ibey |
nave CeaBBa?"Bal money in payn.ent, but mott I
, of ti,? .? ri-.-'F,?T? refutad it, considering il loi
le ?rome thin BaBaMB There were I'.'71 barrell!
? of tear aad gtsnhasf aait ut an raimad depot,
Shish they curried with them. A miall ra-jnad of
Stuart'! Cavalry made a nti,| beyond the I'ennayl
v..nia Baa.sriaah n only five nlln heynad lUgen
lown. ThSf drova la, k .oin* cattle and boree?, the
at V and BBHMI being ke**dta- down with corn
jiheep, ctlvea, anl in iaa t everything thry could
I """fifths of the tahahh?akM cf BagStatOWS are
I'i.ioii people,aad ihe ethel fifth confer?
tha h'.v mi IM Mb MB ti gd :l.e IB hy looking crowd
I w !,', ! make up the Se, eih army, that they r?pudiai?
?' pin mi.I are bagbsg to be rid of them. 1 think
i tlie-ir wirb has bMB gratified ?'re this, and the
Id ira'' Bed invasion of IViiiirvlvHma it at un end.
Two hundid pritoaen, whiefa were bbWM?ad by
i ? l'ivi?i"ii ,.f lliini-lde? Anny, ??fie broii.i.t in
I last night; among the m are fan I a;.tain? und two lieu
. Al iJ-ll I*" ?irk BaWSSb Whit*. Were left here
ni. in ii.e ..'ii (ien au Reformed Church on Church
'strpit . the new arr.vuli were inure! ed into the
chun !-yan! behind the miine church and u guard
' | la, i I ov.r them, '1 hey made theinselveg very coin
lurtuble and had u good night ? sleoj, on the line long
grriF? in :!ie yard.
| Another balli, of ISO Willed here ii is morning.
?Ile who!* l"t are ile ,:.. pt BB-MMfah looking
! dressed men thal the eye i-vi r re?ted on. No words
of none a ubi describe their li't'iiues? ami digg?M?kg
BapeatBBM barefoot* ?!, bsaahea?sd, Bsdhanhna?riL
Ths only way the Captain, aie known from the
ii nv.i ii byan in?ageeMBtaf jraDow lass on the
ii oB?len, m iiLitatioii of our ,,:h, .-is. I ?vus ij.uk
i t!_r with ?onie af the t'Mptaiua. Ti ey t!..i;k it vvas
the oily nastahs lhab Gea?res ana. hi bringing
them B-M Man land. The Cujitiiiii? i ur-od the Mary
Ini.tiers and eath ti tlu-m dcieiwi?. TI ey epiiinal.- the
BjMS "f the li,-!,el army at ?u,iinii men. They ?peak
very highly of MiClellan; lliey au) h* is (lie only
in,m i lair (?eBereis en afraid ea?
The 1'rovonl Marshall ii much euibarraiied lo
know where he will coiii'.ne all the pruoaers windi
have an iv ed ami ure reported lo be ul Muldletowu
anti on ibu mail. 1 he men tint broughl the |uis?>ners
in have to remain here !<> guard th* in, as he bus no
men tor that duly bete. When I think of the H,()iH,
or lu., i-a gMaggflag r.bbera thal line the road-aide
from here to Rockville, 1 regret that a force of
cuvulry is not teni out from Washington to dnve
them ou. hvery Inn k ttreet unJ ally way in tow n
it crowded wah the atrugglers thal have ?rr?ved,
nil tho hotel? in town ure crowded lo SBBBSS,
t burrin'a and schoolliotiattf are being taken jsH-atssiou
of for liotpilala.
At Mi'ldletown, every home ia a hoijiilal, and
there are not hulf enough of iiirgeona. Surgeons
iiii.l doctor?) are wai,ti d very much. I notice Mr.
Kane of the l'enney Kuma Relief Association ha? ur?
ti veil here with a large su? |.!y of !><,?(?Uti ??ores,
he was the first on the ground. I underaland the
, ?overnment lias placed trans]..,rtul ion ut his disposal,
whit h, nu doubt, a. cm i nis fur Ins timely uri ?val.
it is almost in,|,of.nl.le to get to the huttlc-tieli1, or
itveii to MidiJIctown; tim road ii full; such ii jam
I nat, no?er BM in llioudwuy. I um annul your
?(recial m, s?i-ng, i will not gel in in lune fur the train,
u? 1 have se. n hor?e.meii who had to return, owing
L. ihe iggpowit??ty of ge: lilli- ulong on tin- nari o w
ti,oniit,nu load, win. I, ,a choked tip with uuiuiiitiou
mi i su).| ly MaMB Du tins BBS-SB-, 1 semi you all ?ve
know her.- concerning the lato battle?. Certain it is
t! ui WS liave biigi;, ti au iflgBSSSSS number of the Se
ti-i.li anny, mid in evety IBM we huvo licked them,
The |,lol,ability is that the largest pSBtMB "f Urah
urn,y ??ill be cuptuied. A tuon ol ambulances went
? mi yeatet.lay aller tho ??mindel, and though ihe
iii-id it only sixteen miles from here, they aro not
rv| ci led tu-'lny, ow mg t.. the crowded corni?lion of
lh* ruutl. The weather to-day ?s rallier warm. In
ila? town, everything ii quiet. Nu ly uipaihy what?
soever baa been ?bown to the Kobe 1 priiouerr, by any
oi ikt iAhahitanis. _, i, g,
IMPOMA?T FROM SOI'TB-l'ABOLKA.
INVESTMENT OF CHARLESTON.
BO.MBARDMENT OF FORT SUMTER.
THE FOET SERIOUSLY DAMAGED.
II,??..??. WtUneatUy 8..pl 17, 1862.
The reported investment of Char le* ton by the
gunUat? has some confirmation by a letter received
, iii thie city from on board the U. 8. ?teatner Ilibb,
wl.:. li lays. " Kort Sumter ha? already received a
preliminary dose of shot and ?hell, which, resulted in
Ihe Il?s|?oii?<- lo ibe (?otrrnsr'a Call ?
10(1,(HIO H? n Ituak io Arma.
ii ana.?n ?s? I'a., Wohmmugt H'i ' 17> : '-'?
The Governor states that TiJ.lNK) men have re
?poaated to his call for the defense ti the 8:ate, and
that he expects that the number will be iuci eased to
100,000, These men are being furnished it i.h tijuij?
uienta and moved to the State border as rapidly as
Gea. Nirltlra'e Esrrlaisr Rn'unde -4.<*n.
Ilnata-a ,| TlitUiui* Arrana*? menta lor (lie
AlbaNT Wrdaead.?, Srpt 17, 1862.
(len. Daniel K. Sickle, ia here, and. at'cr an inter?
view with (iov. Morgan, has MBBBBBBd in securing
prompt paiiiient of the State bounty to the Volun?
teers for Um Kicelsior Itrigade.
The most strenuous exertion, will be made by tiie
(?overuor and the State Wur Department to secure
promptly the filling up of all the regiments of Oen.
Sickles's Brigade, in couformity with the earnestly
aspreaasd ?.inli of the War Department at Wash?
(ieii. Dick Htisteed ia also here on important busi?
ness colino ted with the draft, which will probably
bo made on the tint of next month.
Pennsylvania Nlntr Troops Rushing la the
1'mii AUBD HiA, Wednaadiy, Sr|i(. IT, I , 1
A dispatch from Harrishiirg to (iov. Curtin ?tates
that the bullio at Nhai ptburg recommeDced early
ihi? morning, and raged with the greatest fury up to
1:49 a. in.
Our latest ail vices from Harrialmrg say that State
troopa are pushing forward to the border.
Rumors in Baltimore of Rebel Virtori??*?
The Body of ??en. Brno.
Frooi Our Special Corrrtpoud?* ut.
Bai.tis?hb, Tu."J?y, Sept. 1(3? p. ra.
Spite of the cold reception given the lagged tehota
by the majority of the citizens of Fretlenck County,
and the wunu greeting received by McClelUn, there
ia still a very ttroug treasonable feeling in tiie State,
and there ia a plenty of it still left in this city.
On the Corn Exchange this morning, wheie many
"Secerli"do congregate, it wa, said?and believed
I y ?onie?that a citizen of Frederick wita. us?d
Sun?lay s baille from u c1,uren steeple, and saw the
Yankee Boldiera " skedaddling" with the Rebela after
them. It is only necessary to state that there in BO
point in Frederick from which the battle-field, which
lie, beyond the tiret range of hills, could bo seen
Tins absurdity did not BOM to strike nianv of the
Rebel sympathizers, probably became they wished
io bettete in tin defeat ti the (?oveniment force, so
??trungly that they would sivall.-w any stiiieinent.
Either with or without cause, a very alrmig out'i
iaaaa ?data obbbbj the Reboot her?? thal KeCteOaa
liii?l L?.t on Sunday met the entire Rebel force, and
that he would be whipped when he did. Tiny ate
mysterioue about it, but tiley say that the light is
not over yet.
The BBBBBB of Hen. Reno were to-day pla?*e.l in
BB air-tight collin and transmitted to Hoston, where j
bia family realties. A very large number of persons ?
viewed the body diuias the ?visooob. Hi J
TUE Umil OF HARPER'S FERRY.
Full Particulars by Our Special Reporter.
POSITION OF POINTS OF DEFENSE
NUMBER OF THE UNION FORCE.
THE ATTACK ON MARYLAND HEI6HTS.
TOE DETAILS OF SLBSEQUE.M MOVEMENTS.
GREAT DISPARITY OF NUMBER8.
A SURRENDER *AT LAST.
EXTENTOFTI1E UNION LOSS
Rumor of a Recapture by Cen, Barnside.
From Our Sp?cial CorrsipooiSeot.
Ha ki j i: ? Ferrt, Sept. 15, 18G2.
Now tliat the siege of Hartera Ferry ia over, and
the Hebel- bave learned everything about the situa?
tion and tl.s force, recently there, by oaj.turing both,
a deicrij lion of the fortilicationa will not be cootra*
band, and may prove interesting.
Hoop? a Ferry ia aitujud in the angle formed ty
the | influence of the Potomac and Sheuandoah Riv?
er,. The town itself ia literally buried ii? the ear
ronn?!iug hills. Stret? bing a? ross the angle, and
forming the base of a triangle, ia tbs ridge known M
Iiolivar flights, which, rising quite abruptly from
the town, apres..'! out into a plain, ai.d theo rising
again, forms a sort of parapet, sloping dows to the
etirronnding country, the level of which ?a of lower
grade than the plain. Tins formed tbe ii ont of the
?position, and was OOOOB?B? by the lat Brigade, Col.
I F. G. d Ulaaay ;39tb N. Y.) commanding, composed
I of the I l.Jth New-York, Col. 8ammon, 39ih New
?York dariba.?li Guard). Major H?debrandt, Illili
j New-York, Col. Segoin, and Capt. Von Schleime
10th Indiana Rat'ery, and by the-id Brigade, Col.
Trimble ('.(?th Ohio Volunteers) commaading, and
coinpn-ed of the IM Ohio Volunteers '?-th Vermont,
l-.'i'.th New?Y<?rk, Col. Sherrili, and the Pott? Bat?
I The lill rising immediately from the town is dea
1 ?gnat, d as Camp Hill, and aurroundei by an inner
line of intrenchnienis to (all ha- k upon in the event
of !i??Di?' driven from the more advan?d poeitiou of
I Iiolivar Bsighteb Here was posted the reaerve
known a, the Fourth Bri-jade, Col. \V. O. Ward, of
th?- New-York 12th, commanding, composed of the
| lvi'h New-York, H?r.h Ohio, Capt. Rigby a Company
Artillerists and Co. A, New-York Heavy Artillery,
Capt. Graham. There were mounted along the in
' trenchii enu some d??zeu howitzers, under charge ol
Ca;t. l?ig--y'e company, and to the left, upon IBB
?precipice oveiha.gmg the Shenandoah, and com
?mandina the appnachea ly the Shenandoah roa.1,
ami aln np the Potomac from Santy Hook, were
placed two twelve and two twenty-four poond Put
Iron guna and howitzers, under charge of Captain
Grui.am. Tiiia battery commanded the pocition on
11? livar Heights, and raked ti e whole plain, aer?te
which troops must approach to the inner intrench
meats. It also had range of Maryland Heights and
Loudon Heights, and was em? naiicalir a at ?eng
por it i'-n.
On the Maryland side of tie Potomac, in the angle
lorim ?1 by t!.e bend ti the river, tower Maryland
Higbta. over 1 .-"??IO f?*et elevation. A little more
than balf the di-tance up the mountain was placad
t! e battery which commanded all the other batteriea,
and the surrounding country for inilea around, and
was tl.e key t<> liai per s Kerry. Tbi? baitery cou
s .'ed <t two 11-inch Hablaren guna. ona .V'-poond
rifled tun, and two light howitzers, uuder command)
of Capt. McGr.it h. A shot from one of the H-inch
Dahlgreea has been tl?r?)Wu into Halltown, between
BBV '??d five mi'es distant, and through a horjss
ti ere lo ated. T.? aup[xirt tbi, battery, the ?ki Brig
Bate, Col. Ford '3,'d Ohio), wa, po. ted or. a pl?sieaa
to the right of the battery, and low euough lo be oui
of range ?f the guns. The brigade comprised the 32d
O. i? ; batta!:on of 1st Maryland Potomac Horns
Brigada. MOjat Steiner; a?juadroii Rhode Irland
Cavalry. Major Corliss; two companies let Mary?
land Cavalry. Capt. Russell, and the oih New-York
Heavy Artillery, Capt. M? Grath.
\ To preveut sur? nse or to repel attack op the back
s.iie < t Mar*, iand Higlit-, and also to guard the ap
proa? h t?j the Ferry aiouinl ti a I end ti tl.e Potomac,
a fore?' was stationed at an : about Sandy Hook,
under couituauil ol Col. .Mu. V y jf the 1st Marylaud
Regiment, i'o'oniac Home lirigade, conaiating ol ths
reg i nu nt j i?. named, Capt. Coles s Maryland Cav?
alry, ui 1 part of the >?7th Ohio Volunteers. Two
caunou were also with the command, aervsd by
Capt. Graham's men. Up the Potomac, al Sbtpard?
town.Col. Downey was stationed with the 3d Mary?
land Regiment, Potomac lloma Brigade Col. Davie,
willi tLe Mh New-York Cavalry, waa encampsd ii?
t"?vu at the old rille factory. Tue MBBBBB1 given
above ure ih? ?e occupied by the troops prior to and
a' the commencement of tbe siege. Ths changos of
por?.I mil Bia Doted ill tl.e .?r lilli 14 Ut'COUm Of til? (nei?
ll. UtS. (Jeu. .I.ilius White brougbt with him from
MHtJaabasg lae brigade aaOBBOBafl I '."the 120th Nsw?
Yoi!?, Col. Willard, ti?th liiiuois, 1 h Peuuaylvaoia,
l.'th Ill;in>i. Cavalry, Co!. Voss, &i.d Capt. Fhiliipea
1 leased here in camp, prisoners of war, with a
I Conte.ieiate .iin y encamped about ua, Confederate
l batten.'.-? tt, ?Mii:?g upon tis, and, owing to a nii?un
, OaeOtBeBBBJ of tin* tern., of c.?* ?tulatiou, with a de
, lighlful um. 1 utility before na, 1 will try lo write ttp
the events of ibe riega MB eurrender of Harper's
Kerry, lb? ominous silence ol' the past two nights
ia BOW Otease hy the voie, s of some of our Gan
baliii Guard, singing those deiiguiful part song? and
ahoraaai for Which tiie QofBNBO are famcu,, and lo
their m inn 1 write a story wti? h I wish could base
basa bril uuwiittau.
lu the Ina laOtat written vSept. II), bal which
could not be sent, through Ibe iutorfereuce of Mesar?.
l?ooh wti, the Halinnore and Ohio Railroad wait
oi 11.?. al'ier mu rating the current oveuta of the day,
your eanaayeaBBBl indulged in ,uruii**ea aa to the
Kei.el piogiamme, ,peciilati?)ua'as to " linea of rs
tiiatanl baaaaof operation?,'' aud supposition! aa
to the whereabout and doing? of ibe L'uion aruiiee,
allot" w I i.li were los: to the world by tba BWTO
uietit, ti the Confederate tr.x ps,
(Jo ug back to that letter only io recall inch avente
lix have a bearing ujion tho couueiled narrative, it
has te be re.orlel that Col. Downey of the 34 Mary?
Istiiil PateBBM Home I?riga?Ie, uking with him Capt.
Sliamberg of tho let Maryland Cavalry and li
iitxi|M.?is, made a dash on the morning of tba 10th
ms!, into noonebino, Laving been informed thal
ibori* were but ti low tavalry men there. Iaatssd of
a few he rode iuto a large force of cavalry, latestr**
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