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he advance guard of the "on to Richmond" soldiery, and will get there sooner that their most sanguine expectations could have hoped for. On Tuesday night eight yawl boats, filled with men, were sent ashore from two steamers in the Potomac, at Boyd's Hole. They landed at "Somerset," Mr Henry Fitzhugh's, and without any provocation whatever burnt his newly-erected large dwelling house, together with most. If not all, his out-buildings. It is stated that on a recent cocaston Jim Lawsonwere captured by the Yankees, who landed in force at Evansport on Wednesday night, and that our party have succeeded in capturing four more of Sickles men, who will be in to day. Heavy firing was heard all day yesterday along the Potomac from Boyd's Hols, and stems to extend as far as Washington. Firing was also heard yesterday evening for about an hour in the direction of Warrenton, Va. and from a gentleman who arrived in town this morning, we learn that the enemy in large force are a