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orrs) of the Alabama Regiment on Sunday night. He was (purely accidentally) shot and killed by Mr. Hunt, then on duty as sentinel. His remains were conveyed to Portsmouth last evening, from whence they will be sent by rail to his former home in the sunny South. How sad the occurrence; and what makes it still more so, the deceasethies of every Virginian. Our market is literally crowded with all kinds of produce, and sold at very reasonable prices. Our city and our sister city, Portsmouth, and vicinities of both, are pretty well packed, and almost ready for any emergency. Our batteries at almost every point are in good order, and will speak for ed, which will defy any attack that might be made. A lofty mound, near the big gate, is fortified by sand bags and three heavy pieces of ordnance. Norfolk and Portsmouth are all right on the secession question. Confederate flags float everywhere. Georgian. Norfolk, May 15, 1861. I paid a visit to the encampment