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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 tthe steamer, dredge, and lighters were burned. Learning that the mail steamer Fawn was on her way down the river, Capt. Grandy, with his command, and a portion of Capt. Caffee's, were sent immediately to Ackiss's Ferry. They concealed themselveng danger nigh. As she approached the ferry her hurricane deck was discovered to be crowded with officers and women. Capt. Grandy waited until the steamer was within thirty yards of him, when he suddenly appeared in full view with his men, and orde be a Major General from his uniform, cried out, "For God's sake don't short; we surrender." The boat was stopped, and Capt. Grandy allowed them to go below, believing they would come ashore; but, in true keeping with the Yankee character, as soon as