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The Captures at Charlestown. --In a recent account given of the capture of Charlestown by Gen. Imboden it should have been stated that, be sides McNell's and Gilmer's battalions, there was engaged the battalion of Major White, of Richmond. It was a new battalion, and, under the leadership of Major W., did good service. A letter to the Staunton Spectator says: If I am not wrongly informed a portion of Capt. Drew's company, of White's battalion, were the first men at the Court-House after capturing the Yankees. Major White was one mile below Charlestown, on the Harper's Ferry road. Capt. Levitt's company was deployed as skirmishers, and in a few moments the enemy's cavalry made its appearance. Capt. L. fought them until his ammunition failed, when he was compelled to fall back to town. When he arrived there the gallant White was standing on the top of a bill, trying to rally the confused troops. All seemed willing to fight; but, as many of his men had never faced the f
North Carolina election. Raleigh, Nov. 6. --The election returns come in slowly. Turner, Conservative, is certainly elected over Arrington in the 5th district. In the 3d district Leach leads McRae about 600, with Duplin and Sampson counties to hear from. Leach is thought to be elected Sampson county reported as having given him a majority. In the 2d district Yellowby carried Lenoir, Green, Pitt, and Wilson counties; Edgecourt and Halifax to hear from. The contest is a close one. In the 7th district Chatham and Moore counties have gone for Christian by three to one. Christian thought to be elected over Ashe, late member. Gilmer is elected in the 6th district. Nothing from other districts.