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[Communicated.] Charleston, Nov. 17, 1861 Editors of the Dispatch, Richmond, Va. Gentlemen: --I have just been informed by a friend that he lately saw a long editorial of the Philadelphia Inquirer, copied in the Augusta Constitutionalist, giving as account of the capture and incarceration in Fort Lafayette of my brother, F. Wyatt, formerly of Richmond, and for several years past a resident of Philadelphia. The alleged crime for which my brother was arrested, according to the Inquirer's account, was that he had been supplying our Confederacy with arms and provender, and for being a "noted Secessionist." The article of the Inquirer was not copied in the papers of this city, nor in the Dispatch or Whig, of Richmond, unless it appeared during the month of September or October, when I could not took at any papers on account of a long and dangerous attack of illness, and yet, if it did appear in any of those papers, my friends would doubtless have informed me. Knowin
raphic dispatch from Lynchburg, stating that the Republican would publish a letter from Gen. Floyd's camp, denying that he had been cut off or suffered any disaster. The following is a copy of the letter referred to. It will be seen that Gen. Floyd has been all the time gallantly fighting the enemy at every turn, and only retiring before overwhelming force. He has not lost his sick or his guns as reported, but has brought all safely off to Raleigh Court-House: Raleigh Court-House, Nov. 17, 1861. We have been fighting the Yankees (who outnumbered us almost triple) for the past week. It was ascertained, while we were at Cotton Hill, that the enemy had been reinforced by five large steamers full of men, ammunition, &c. Gen. Lee's command had retired to Meadow Bluff, thus leaving the Yankees' front unthreatened. We received information that the Yankees had crossed in large force and were advancing upon us. We threw up temporary fortifications and awaited their attack