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six hundred strong, will rendezvous Richmond in a few days. Capt. J. Lyle Clark, of the Independent Greys, was mentioned as their commander. A squad of eight men from the Forest Rangers, of Pikesville, passed here this morning on their way to Virginia. They were under the command of Capt. Nichols. A correspondent of the New York Commercial than makes known the views and intentions of Commodore Pendergrast: Commodore Pendergrast, flag-officer of the Cumberland, which lies at Old Point Comfort, is fully up to the work of keeping the blockade a rigid one. He is in favor of planning expeditions against the Virginia batteries at different points, where the naval force, co-operating with the land force, can destroy them and keep the rivers emptying into the bay free. He is in favor of this as a matter of instant action, by the assumption of some responsibility if need be, instead of waiting till the Virginians have entrenched themselves so as to render their dislodgment di
A large propeller steamer came in the Capes Monday morning, and anchored below Old Point. When off Willoughby's Point, she was signalized from the Cumberland, and immediately came to anchor and fired a salute of 21 guns.--Norfolk Herald.