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the armed vessels and transports have now arrived, and Hampton Roads presents, especially at night, a magnificent appearance. The steamer Spaulding will not leave for Hatteras before Sunday. Col. J. Segar. for many years a resident at Old Point, has been elected to Congress by the Union voters of Eastern Virginia. Among the passengers who visited Old Point on Wednesday were four nurses for the fleet in Hampton Roads. On Thursday a rebel tug, bearing a flag of truce, made itsOld Point on Wednesday were four nurses for the fleet in Hampton Roads. On Thursday a rebel tug, bearing a flag of truce, made its appearance above Sewell's Point, but was not permitted to approach or hold communication with any of the Federal vessels anchored in the stream. Gen. Wool has notified the rebels repeatedly that all communication by flags of truce will be discontinued until the fleet has sailed. From Missouri. The following Northern dispatches in regard to the progress of the war in Missouri are too palpably false to justify us in reminding our readers that due caution should be observed in placin
Point — religious affairs, &c., &c. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Suffolk, Va., Oct. 28, 1861. The 1st South Carolina regiment is stationed here, and Col. Gregg is regarded by all a very superior officer and a most excellent disciplinarian. When the foe comes he, and those under his command, will be found ready. Considerable excitement has prevailed in this place, and the country surrounding, for several weeks, in expectation of an attack from the enemy at Old Point. The number of war steamers, gunboats and barges continue to increase; but up to this time it is unknown at what point they are to operate.--Many suppose the attack will be in the vicinity of Smith field, or Burwell's Bay, with a view of getting possession of the Seaboard and Norfolk and Petersburg Railroads at or near this town. The future must reveal their intentions. The Christian Conference is to commence on Wednesday next at Carrsville, 13 miles above Suffolk, on the Seaboard R
Virginia traitors. The Baltimore papers of the 26th October announce that "Col." Joseph Segar, for many years a resident at Old Point, has been elected to Congress by the Union voters of Eastern Virginia." This bogus election was doubtless accomplished by Lincoln's soldiers at Fortress Monroe and Newport News, aided, Perhaps, by runaway negroes, and is intended as a partial compensation for the destruction of "Col. Joseph Segar's" property, as well as a reward for his treachery. The same authority informs us that the traitors in Western Virginia voted on the 24th on the question of the division of the State. Wheeling cast an "overwhelming" vote in favor of division, and the report is that the "interior" shows a still greater unanimity.