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graph in a letter to the New York Herald, from "Camp Butler, Newport News, Oct. 27th 1861:" "Yesterday afternoon General Phelps sent out a detachment of Company D. First New York, Volunteers, under command of Lieut. ingersoll, to a house belongiondition, and the other two, being old and diseased, unabled to take care of themselves. Out of feelings of humanity, Gen. Phelps yesterday ordered the above mentioned detachment to proceed to the house, and after they had buried the dead woman thewhom he would have the world to believe were inhumanly forsaken by their masters, and abandoned to the tender mercy of Gen. Phelps.--The assertion that Mr. Lee "sent a message to this white woman, warning her to leave the house, as he purposed to buorthern man on his native soil can ever appreciate or understand. But to the incident: While awaiting an answer from General Phelps, at a point on the road near Newport News, we were approached and accosted by two young officers of the post, with wh