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ed that the object of his visit was to tender his resignation of his present post. With regard to the evacuation of Suffolk and Norfolk, it is certain that no such measure is at present contemplated. About 5,000 troops left Suffolk last week fSuffolk last week for Washington, some 10,000 remaining and these were a few days after reinforced, though to what extent is not known. The Federal officers state that they may evacuate Suffolk in case of attack, but only to fall back upon Norfolk, where they could bSuffolk in case of attack, but only to fall back upon Norfolk, where they could be readily reinforced from Fortress Monroe and Newport News, and if compelled to leave Norfolk, the city will be shrilled and burned. The Minnesota was the only vessel-of-war at Norfolk when the writer left, some six days since. She had been for morthan fifty were present, but, instead of fifty, a large concourse of people were collected from the towns of Norfolk and Suffolk, and numbering at the least estimate between five and six hundred, (about 4,000 he means.) The men followed the corpse,
caped being lost at sea while on their way, in the steamer Baltic, from Norfolk to New York. They had been stationed at Suffolk, but their time being up they left for home, shipping at Norfolk. The ship went aground about fifty miles South of Capversaries. Union troops near Norfolk. The New York Times states that the Union force at and between Norfolk and Suffolk amounts to between 8,000 and 9,000 men, consisting of the 3d and 4th New York, the 1st Delaware, and the 31st illinois infantry regiments, and the 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, all stationed at Suffolk. The 13th Illinois has seen severe service, and the 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel Spear, is spoken of very highly. In addition to these, there were near Suffolk the New York Mounted Ritles, Capt. Howard's battery of the 4th United States artillery, and the three regiments composing Gen. Ferry's brigade, which has just arrived from the Peninsula, where it formed part of General McClellan's lat