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ke Canal. --We recently published an account of a successful raid on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal by a party of Confederates under the command of Major Edgar Burroughs. The Petersburg Express contains the following additional particulars of the affair: Major Burroughs started with his command from Currituck Sound, iMajor Burroughs started with his command from Currituck Sound, in sail boats, on the night of the 15th. They sailed up North river to Bethacra, in Princess Anne county, Va., arriving about two hours before day. Capt. Caffee's, Capt. Grandy's, and a detachment of Capt. Sanderlin's companies were placed in position near the river, to watch the movements of the Yankee boats. In about one hour thccomplished, viz: the stopping of the transit of the United States mail between Norfolk and Newbern and other points on the Carolina coast by this route. Major Burroughs's command is doing good service in that section. Since this battalion was organized the enemy have committed much fewer depredations in Princess Anne and Cur