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It is true, the universal desire seems to be that the army should advance, but the dead of Sharpsburg, of Antietam, of Shepardstown, it must be borne in mind, are not yet buried. Heaps of dead bodies are burning in the Cumberland Valley.

The Baltimore Republican, September 26, 1862, p. 4.

A great many people from home and abroad have visited the battle-field near this place, and the most heart-rending accounts are given of the sufferings....

The Valley Register (Middletown), September 19, 1862, Front Page. 

This has been an eventful day in the history of the rebellion. A battle has taken place in which the Army of the Potomac has again been victorious and which exceeded in extent any battle heretofore fought on this continent....

The Valley Register (Middletown), September 19, 1862, p. 2.

Our town is at present one vast hospital.  About 1200 wounded, including some Rebels, of Sunday's battle, have been brought here, and all the churches, lecture rooms, school rooms, and many rooms of private houses....

The Valley Register (Middletown) September 19, 1862, Front Page.

The invasion of Maryland by the rebel army is an accomplished fact. With a force variously stated as from twenty to fifty thousand men, during Friday and Saturday, the 6th and 7th inst., they crossed the Potomac....

The Lutheran Observer (Baltimore), September 12, 1862, p. 3.

Ran away from the employment of Mr. A.C. Belt of Loudoun County, Virginia, Negro Man, Thomas, aged about 19 or 20....
Montgomery County Sentinel, September 5, 1862, p. 2.