Important from the Peninsula.
probable evacuation of Newport
Norfolk, Va., Aug. 6
--It is believed here that the Federals
evacuated Newport News on yesterday afternoon, about three o'clock. A large fire was discovered in about that locality, and it is thought that the Federal
burnt up all their hospital buildings, stables, &c. They removed their horses in vessels on Sunday.
[Passengers from Yorktown
, who reached this city by the York River
cars yesterday afternoon, state that it was reported at West Point
that the Federals
had evacuated Newport News]