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s corn, bacon, molasses, &c., on which they could lay their hands. They also took away a negro man, Charles, belonging to the estate of H. M. Bassett. This negro had showed them where a cannon was buried, and upon being questioned informed them that the agent for the estate to which he belonged, Mr. Ricks, was gone to the war. They then took possession of him as a "contraband," and exultingly retired with their miscellaneous booty. Further from the fight at South (from the Norfolk day Rook, April 28. The steamer Arrow arrived here last night bringing a couple of our wounded and Yankee prisoners, members of the ninth New York regiment. She also bring 1,100 pounds of ammunition and some twelve boxes of 12 pound howitzer who, captured by our forces. We gathered the following particulars several aboard the boat, who were engagement in the fight: The action began at twelve o'clock, point two miles north of South Mills, our forces had proceeded for the purpose