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ur own correspondent.] Dumfries, Nov. 21, 1861. Last night Capt. Simms, of the Confederate Navy, now in command of the George Page, made a land cruise to Occoquan, in order to destroy some property which might be made use of by the enemy. Leaving late in the evening, he made his way into the village and thence to the mouth of the Creek, where he found several boats belonging to the people of Occoquan. These were burned about 3 o'clock this morning, and the light of the fires flashing through the dark caused considerable commotion across the river. Such others as were found in the vicinity, that were liable to seizure, were rendered useless. The this point still continues good, although the enemy has made no decided advance. Heintzieman's division, consisting of some 4,000 men, are five miles north of Occoquan, and are, if report says truly, building pontoons and portable bridges. A large body of men are engaged in cutting the wood between Pohick Church and Fairfax, a