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Virginia traitors. The Baltimore papers of the 26th October announce that "Col." Joseph Segar, for many years a resident at Old Point, has been elected to Congress by the Union voters of Eastern Virginia." This bogus election was doubtless accomplished by Lincoln's soldiers at Fortress Monroe and Newport News, aided, Perhaps, by runaway negroes, and is intended as a partial compensation for the destruction of "Col. Joseph Segar's" property, as well as a reward for his treachery. The same ed by Lincoln's soldiers at Fortress Monroe and Newport News, aided, Perhaps, by runaway negroes, and is intended as a partial compensation for the destruction of "Col. Joseph Segar's" property, as well as a reward for his treachery. The same authority informs us that the traitors in Western Virginia voted on the 24th on the question of the division of the State. Wheeling cast an "overwhelming" vote in favor of division, and the report is that the "interior" shows a still greater unanimity.
tions in regard to the fleet which has recently left Hampton Roads. We subjoin the following telegraphic dispatch: Fortress Monroe, Oct. 24.--The weather to-day has been most favorable for completing the enormous preparations for the expedition. It will probably said to-night. All the armed vessels and transports have now arrived, and Hampton Roads presents, especially at night, a magnificent appearance. The steamer Spaulding will not leave for Hatteras before Sunday. Col. J. Segar. for many years a resident at Old Point, has been elected to Congress by the Union voters of Eastern Virginia. Among the passengers who visited Old Point on Wednesday were four nurses for the fleet in Hampton Roads. On Thursday a rebel tug, bearing a flag of truce, made its appearance above Sewell's Point, but was not permitted to approach or hold communication with any of the Federal vessels anchored in the stream. Gen. Wool has notified the rebels repeatedly that all communi