A skirmish occurred on Linn Creek, Logan County, Va., to-day.
Captain Smith, of the Fifth Virginia regiment, with twenty-one men, surprised a squad of Jenkins's cavalry--thirty-two in number — killing eight, wounding seven, and taking the remainder prisoners, with thirty-two horses.
The loss on the Union side was one killed and one wounded. Among the rebels killed was Stevens, one of the party who murdered three of Piatt's Zouaves in such a shocking manner.--Louisville Journal, Feb. 15.
Roanoke Island, N. C., with all its defences, was captured to-day by the combined military and naval forces of the United States, under General Burnside and Commodore Goldsborough.
The expedition entered Roanoke Inlet yesterday morning; and, soon afterwards, it entered Croatan Sound, on the western front of Roanoke Island.
The enemy's gunboats occupied a position close in-shore under the guns of two heavy works, named respectively Forts Bartow and Blanchard; and at eleven