Yankee account from North Carolina--reported destruction of the Nashville.
Norfolk, Va., March 26.
--We have the following from Fortress Monroe
, dated 23d March:
"The steamer Chancellor
, arrived from Hatteras
last night and brings intelligence that immediately after the occupation of Newbern
, the expedition started to Beaufort, N. C.
That place was found to have been evacuated before our (Federal) troops approached.
was blown up by the rebels, and the rebel steamer Nashville
was burnt the day Gen. Burnside
It has been ascertained that 16,000 rebel troops are now on the road from Goldsboro
', to reinforce the rebels of Newbern
The steamer Swaps
sailed Fortress Monroe
on the 29th March with mails and passengers."
Washington, March 02
--The reported destruction of Fort Macon
and the steamer Nashville
, representative elect from Accomac
District, Va., arrived here this morning, and confirms the intelligence of the destruction of the privateer?
, and of Fort Macon
, by the rebels.