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the ship "States," whom the Lincolnites thought to destroy.--The officers at Old Point also fired a salute from the Fortress, but we have heard of no further demonsded them in receiving so appropriate a gift. Three or four ships went to Old Point on Wednesday, with troops. It is evident they expect an attack or meditate an early one on our city. Great dissension seems to exist at Old Point, in regard to the appointment of sutler to that post. The friends of a man by the name ofhear that there is but little sickness among our troops. The hospital at Old Point, it is reliably stated, is tilled with the wounded and sick. There are ahave not the least idea of being starved out. There is a large fleet off Old Point. Lusa [A dispatch from Gens. Lee or Beauregard to Gen. Huger, tells that in all probability Richmond or Norfolk would be shortly attacked. This seems to correspond with the idea of concentrating a large force at Old Point. Luna.]
yers, which are offered by Rev'ds Messrs. Hundley and Council. Last week four Yankees were captured and questioned here, to which their replies were that they had come here to get water to allay the thirst induced by a hasty desertion from Old Point. What they said about their appearance was received with great allowance, as it looked somewhat likely they had come as spies, appearing so early after five negroes bed reached Old Point from here, who doubtless revealed to the enemy our militOld Point from here, who doubtless revealed to the enemy our military condition and accessible situation. If we are represented as weak and defenceless, let them act upon the statement, and perhaps they will find another masked battery like the one the North reports at Great Bethel. A lady, just from the North, whither she has been for the past few weeks, reports that the fear of the enemy has been raised to its highest pitch by the press, saying that both Davis and Beauregard have been among them, disguised in the habiliments of a vender of ground-peas
The skirmish near Newport News.[Special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Camp Page, near Williamsburg, Friday evening, July 5. The Northern press, proverbially given to lying, will no doubt hatch a wonderful brood of mighty deeds incubated at Old Point, and leaping from the shell in the affair of yesterday morning below Young's Mill. The story, however, is a sad one, for not one man falls on our side, in this unholy war upon our rights and liberties, who is not a sacrifice of magnitude, compared with the demoralized material with which he is brought in contact. The minutia of the unfortunate termination of yesterday's skirmish will doubtless be sent to headquarters by the General, but as my informant, an officer of the Confederate Army, is just from the spot, and as this may serve to correct numberless rumors that may get afloat, I give you, as succinctly as I can, and almost verbatim, the truth of the story, as received from his lips, which is as follows: Colonel Dr