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vessels of the lower division of the flotilla. The Stepping Stones passed a pudgy also bound up. The Stepping Stones brought hither six contrabands, who were picked up by the tug Bailey, in the lower Potomac. They had escaped from Northumberland county, Virginia, in a dug-out, landed at Point Lookout, and it is evident from their statements that they had planned their escape long since. The Island Belle had fourteen contrabands on board at Cedar Point, and about fifty were sent to Old Point a short time since from the flotilla. The fugitives represent that there is great suffering in the Rappahannock region of Virginia for want of food, clothing, shoes, &c. The steamer Pusey arrived at the Navy-Yard this afternoon, reporting all quiet with the flotilla. The Harriet Lane had transferred her officers and crew to the Powhatan. Both vessels are now lying off Geesborough Point.--Five cases in all of small-pox have made their appearance among the crew of the former, and s
then the videttes came in and reported the enemy two miles off, and they sent me to a house a mile off, where I met an old gentleman who took me to the half-way house; from thence I went to Cockletown. My husband said they took him down to New Market Bridge, where the battle between the Yankee regiment and the Dutch was just over. The common report is that the Dutch whipped; and they carried their wounded into my sister's house, where they dressed the wounds, and then took them on to Old Point. Then they marched on to Bethel, using very insulting language to my husband, saying it was a d — d little hornet's nest, and that they would ride over it that day, and go on to Yorktown. They took him on, and just before the battle, they, being very much frightened, told him he might go, and he went on the search for me. He was told by the Carolina troopers of my safety, and he reached Cockletown about an hour by sun, and I cried the balance of the day. I wish to offer my heartfelt than