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is — that but very few graves can be seen. Whether the burying ground is as yet undiscovered by visitors, or whether the dead were carried away, is unknown to us — but there can be no denying the fact, that many an invading Yankee yielded up the ghost at Berkeley and Westover. Yankee Fright at A letter to the New York Herald says that on the 17th ult., General Ferry, commanding at Suffolk, received intelligence from scouts and others that the enemy in strong force had crossed Blackwater, and was then and there engaged in erecting a bridge across that sheet of water, for the purpose of transporting artillery and cavalry over, and to attack Suffolk that night. The letter adds: As soon as General Ferry had been informed of these facts he immediately summoned his field officers to hold a council of war. Every precaution necessary to the safety of the town and our troops was taken, and Major General Dix informed of the existing circumstances. Owing to the distance the