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ll the other brilliant efforts of Washington Generalship. What a pity that so much dash and heroism on the part of both officers and men should have been thrown away on an enterprise which, like she assault on the enemy's line at Fredericksburg, was destined from the first to be fruitless. The Tribune's Suffolk correspondent, December 23d, says: Yesterday, politically speaking, was a dull election day in this section. A few votes were cast in Suffolk, and no returns will be received from Isle of Wight, Windsor, or Smithfield. The rebels from the other side of Blackwater came over to put a quietus upon Union men who might try to vote. Lieut. Col. B. F. Underwood, of the New York Mounted Rifles, was sent with a detachment to carry the ballot-box out to the rebellious sections named, and had sent the precious ark of freedom as far as Smithfield, and was about visiting other places, when he was set upon by an overwhelming rebel force, and had a hard race for Suffolk.