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d. The enemy at Edenton. A special train of the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad arrived in Portsmouth yesterday, about one o'clock. Information was brought that the enemy had entered Edenton and taken possession. This news was communicated through Dr. Warren, of Edenton to the people of Suffolk, and forwarded by them to us. We have received no confirmation as yet of the statement, and it may be that the intelligence is premature. The enemy was represented as being on the way to Blackwater, and the non-arrival of the boat due from there yesterday seemed to corroborate the statement. Treachery the cause of the disaster. We learn that a man named Doe, who lived on Roanoke Island, and who knew of a landing place on the march that others were ignorant of, deserted, went over to the enemy and piloted them into the landing, after giving them all the information about our forces and fortifications. It appears that Colonel Shaw got wind of his intended desertion, and t