count of the fleet in the Roads.
The following are the names of the prisoners and the companies to which they belong:
Janesbono' Guards.--Wilson D. Williams, Thomas J. Ferrall, J. M. Whitehurst, Smith Mercer.
Lenoir Branes--Logan Matts, Jas. A. Hines, W. B. Berton, John H. Jenkins.
Hamilton Guards.--Benj. Brown, Albert Coburn, Wm. Bland.
Hertford Light Infantry.--D. J. Williford, Jos. D. Barnes, Wm. A. Overton.
North-Carolina Defenders.--Miles Jones, John Berry, Mathias Sawyer.
Morris Guards.--Wm. Hassell.
Tar River Boys.--Wm. J. Clark.
Independent Grays.--Wm. A. Brady.
With regard to Norfolk, it seems the intention of the Federal authorities have postponed the attack here until the weather becomes colder.
Possibly, like Dunmore, of revolutionary fame, they may wait until the first day of next year, for the purpose of having a grand jollification here on new year's day.
Of course the Yankees, when they get ready to pass our batteries, com