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Maj. Edgar Burroughs. --We regret to find the following in the correspondence of the Philadelphia Inquirer, under date of December 1st: A detachment of colored troops, now stationed at Norfolk, recently went on an expedition to a point in Princess Anne county, some ten miles from Norfolk. They captured a small party of guerillas, among whom was one Burroughs, a noted guerilla leader, who has a Major's commission in the rebel army. Recent advices from Norfolk represent that Maj. Burroughs is now being tried in Norfolk upon various charges trumped up by old Butler Among the charges are piracy, in destroying a steamer on the Albemarle and Chesrilla leader, who has a Major's commission in the rebel army. Recent advices from Norfolk represent that Maj. Burroughs is now being tried in Norfolk upon various charges trumped up by old Butler Among the charges are piracy, in destroying a steamer on the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal; a violation of parole; robbery, etc.
e over. Mr. Arnold, of Illinois, gave notices of a bill to repeal the act authorizing the discharge of a drafted person. Affairs in Norfolk — capture of Major Burroughs. Gen. Butler has issued an order forbidding all officers to employ able-bodied negroes, it being his intention "to enlist them all in the service of the Government." The capture of Major Edgar Burroughs, the partisan ranger, is announced in a letter, dated Norfolk, the 4th inst. It says: The importance of this capture is great — breaking up, as it does, a numerous and pestilential band of guerillas. Burroughs is a noted man in Princess Anne county. He ran against Henry A. WiBurroughs is a noted man in Princess Anne county. He ran against Henry A. Wise for the State Convention, which was held in the spring of 61, as the "immediate secession" candidate. He is a Methodist preacher, and is said to possess great wealth. At the breaking out of the war he raised a cavalry company in Princess Anne and entered the rebel service. About a year ago by returned to Norfolk, went volunta