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Our correspondence. Norfolk, Sept, 6, 1861. "How music charms! How metre warms ! Parent of action, good and brave; How vice it tames And worth inflames, And holds proud empire o'r the grave." The concert last night was a decided success. It was given, as before stated, by amateur magicians of the Third Alabama Volunteers, the proceeds to be handed over to the Ladies' Soldiers' Aid Society. The Opera House, which is very large and commodious, and one of the most beautiful in the country, was crowded to its utmost capacity, presenting a display of beauty and loveliness seldom if ever surpassed. After every seat in the capacious hall had been filled, galleries, parquet dress circle, private boxes and aisles were all occupied, the crowded masses patiently standing till the close of the performance. There were twelve of the amateur performers, all in Ethiopian character and costume, and the entertainment far surpassed the highest expectations of t
Norfolk, Sept. 6, 1861. The defeat of our forces at Hatteras, as you may imagine, produced in our city profound sensation; and justly so, since a number of our brave citizens were engaged in the fight, and nobly sustained the honor of this good old State, as will appear from the following letter from a gentleman on board the winslow: Newbern, N. C., Aug. 31, 1861. "My Dear Mother:" As I have a short time before the mail closes, I think I cannot better employ it than in writing to you concerning the bombardment and capture of Hatteras by the Minnesota, Wabash, Cumberland, Pawnee, Niagara, two sloops-of-war, together with several gun-boats and vessels unknown to me. Father is safe, and although the Winslow was in the heat of the engagement, thank God, escaped scatheless. The bombardment lasted a day and a half, and never was a scene of greater grandeur and horror presented to the view of man. Above, below, around, thousands of hissing bombs sailed through the air