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: Gen. Butler has abandoned the project of in immediate march towards Yorktown, and will concentrate his forces near Newport News Point, where an attack by the Confederates is expected. The battery at Sewell's Point is now visible, and another between that and Willoughty's Point, from which an attack is expected on the fortress. The Floyd gun is to the placed in position on the shore, between the Fortress and Newport News Point, for the purpose of throwing shell into the battery a Sewell's Point. The gun-boats in Hampton Roads are kept under steam constantly, expecting the York own to attempt to run the blockade. The court-martial in the case of Col. Allen has finished its labors, and acquitted him of the ground of a want of jurisdiction in the ase. Two important reconnaissances are taking place here to-day. A flag of truce went from Newport News to Yorktown to-day with two ladies and a gentleman, who wished, under peculiar circumstances, to return to their h