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many an invading Yankee yielded up the ghost at Berkeley and Westover. Yankee Fright at A letter to the New York Herald says that on the 17th ult., General Ferry, commanding at Suffolk, received intelligence from scouts and others that the enemy in strong force had crossed Blackwater, and was then and there engaged in ege across that sheet of water, for the purpose of transporting artillery and cavalry over, and to attack Suffolk that night. The letter adds: As soon as General Ferry had been informed of these facts he immediately summoned his field officers to hold a council of war. Every precaution necessary to the safety of the town and arrangements thus made, it would be a difficult task to take Suffolk with a force of less than fifty thousand men. Heavy reinforcements have also been sent to General Ferry, and no tears are to be entertained as to our capability to hold Suffolk. On the contrary, the rebels may fear more from us of an advance. Major General Dix,