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s at all, their consciences are only manifested in their thefts, their brains in their retreats and futile skirmishes with our boys. The poor women are made to suffer intensely, either from want or the apprehensions of a doleful future. In Hampton and thereabouts — where the greatest number of contraband are — negro brigades are being organized, armed, drilled, &c.--More than four hundred negroes are at King's Mill, where the negro recruiting officers from Hampton operate in behalf of theHampton operate in behalf of their respective commands, frequently extending their recruiting circuit to Williamsburg where they appear very pompous and superior among their color, but supremely ridiculous to others, in their uniform of red pants and black jackets. The ladies in the town say they know not what the God-forsaken Yankees are going to do with them, unless it be to turn them loose upon the women and children. The negroes who had collected in Williamsburg grow very jubilant over the grand entres of Gen. Keys