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of the barks Rowena and Glen, schooner Mary Alice and brig Joseph, all captured by the privateer Dixie, with the exception of the Joseph, which was taken by the privateer Savannah. The captain and mates of the Glen were detained as prisoners at Richmond. The Captain of the Mary Alice is almost direct from Charleston. He reports that the force there does not exceed 4,000 men, and that they apprehended an attack from the recent naval expedition to the North Carolina coast. Congressman Ely is still at Richmond, and has to take his turn in cooking and carrying water for the prisoners. Colonel Corcoran, of the Sixty-ninth New York Regiment, was lately put in irons for several hours, for refusing to answer to his name on the roll. Butter at Richmond is worth 50 cents per pound, ham 30 cents, and coffee 45 cents per pound. Captain Darns made a reconnaissance yesterday in the direction of Rock river, and captured two of the mounted "Worth Guards." The repor