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Southern intelligence.an unprovoked murder. A correspondent of the Petersburg Express, writing from Camp Pemherton, (Col. Pryor's regiment,) Jan. 4th, communicates to that paper the following particulars of a fatal difficulty which recently occurred at that place. Yesterday morning, about 9 o'clock, our camp was thrown into great excitement by the report that Wm. M. Crowder a member of the Dinwiddie Grays, (Capt. H. E. Orgain,) had fatally stabbed a fellow-soldier named E. F. Sturdirant, also a member of the same company. On repairing to the scene of the unfortunate difficulty, I gathered the following particulars from a messmate of the latter, who was present and witnessed the beginning and finals of the fatal tragedy: Crowder and a young man named Vaughan were playing cards in the tent of Sturdivant. The latter being near the fire at the time, desired Vaughan to stop playing with Crowder. Mr. L. L. Meredith also desired the same thing, and remarked to Vaughan that