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George co., and one in Petersburg. The party started out in a little boat to visit a favorite fishing locality on the opposite side of the river sometime during the early part of the night, and it is supposed that the violent squall which arose between 9 and 10 o'clock overtook them and upset the boat, leaving them without the least power to save themselves. The absence of the Negroes was noticed, and search being made, their hats and coats were found washed ashore, with the canoe near Jordan's Point. Truly a sad termination to an innocent frolic. The loss to each of the owners will be quite heavy. James E. Burton, Esq., long a resident of this city, and a highly esteemed and much loved citizen, died on yesterday: His remains were accompanied to their last resting place this afternoon by the Petersburg L. I. Greys, of which company he was a member, and by a large concourse of mourning friends and relatives. The Appomattox still continues very high, though no further damag