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thirteen they made prisoners, they only take a roundabout way of saying that they killed none at all." It is stated that when the attack was made there were only two men on deck, (Captains Chubb and Saunders,) who made most desperate battle, which continued until the ammunition was exhausted, when the two brave men were compelled to surrender, after having killed and wounded seven or eight of the enemy. They were put in irons and treated in a barbarous manner. It appears that Joseph James, an engineer, of Portsmouth, to whose violent death I alluded in my last letter, was killed at Wilmington, N. C., by a man named Jas. Thompson, who has been committed to jail on a charge of murder. A very large steamship went to the wharf at Newport News yesterday, and after receiving on board a number of Yankee troops, she left and bore away towards the Capes. It is supposed that she has gone to Hatteras, and that the troops are to swell the number of Burnside's army in the Sounds
, owned by Mr. R. Saunders, aged 20 years, 5 feet 4 inches high, black. William, owned by Mr. B. Bullock, aged 25 years, 6 feet high, ginger bread color. James, owned by Mr. B. Bullock, aged 23 years, 5 feet 6 inches high. Andrew, owned by Mr. Bullock, aged 24 years, 5 feet 6 inches high, black, scar under left eye. Mr. Jas. M. Bullock, aged 33 years, 6 feet high, black. Tom, owned by Mr. John F. Alsop, aged 45 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, black. Joe, owned by Mr. Jos. James, aged 27 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, black. Daniel, owned by Mr. Wm. Young, aged 30 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, ginger-bread color. Byrd, owned Mr. P. Woolfolk, aged 28 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, black. Gabriel, owned by Mr. P. Woolfolk, aged 28 years, 5 feet 6 inches high, black, slow spoken. James, owned by Mr. W. Roy, 5 feet 6 inches high, black, slow spoken. William, owned by Mr. W. Roy, 6 feet high, dark mulatto, bad teeth. Tom, owned by Mr. W.
, owned by Mr. R. Saunders, aged 20 years, 5 feet 4 inches high, black. William, owned by Mr. B. Bullock, aged 25 years, 6 feet high, ginger-bread color. James, owned by Mr. B. Bullock, aged 23 years, 5 feet 6 inches high. Andrew, owned by Mr. Bullock, aged 24 years, 5 feet 6 inches high, black, scar under left eye. Mr. Jas. M. Bullock, aged 33 years, 6 feet high, black. Tom, owned by Mr. John F. Alsop, aged 45 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, black. Joe, owned by Mr. Jos. James, aged 27 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, black. Daniel, owned by Mr. Wm. Young, aged 30 years, 5 feet 10 inches high, ginger-bread color. Byrd, owned Mr. P. Woolfolk, aged 28 years 5 feet 10 inches high, black. Gabriel, owned by Mr. P. Woolfolk, aged 28 years, 5 feet 6 inches high, black, slow spoken. James, owned by Mr. W. Roy, 5 feet 6 inches high, black, slow spoken. William, owned by Mr. W. Roy, 6 feet high, dark mulatto, bad teeth. Tom, owned by Mr. W.
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