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York. Gen.Wool has sent them to the Rip Raps. Seven spies have recently been discovered here and placed in confinement. The much-talked-of expedition from Old Point has sailed under command of General Butter. It consisted of the frigates Minnesota and Wabash, the ship-of-war Pawnee, gun boats. Monticello and Harriet Lane, barges, &c. The Quaker City will follow in a few hours. The vessels carded over one hundred guns and about 4,000 min. Several powerful gun-boats remain at Old Point and Newport News. Cols. Max Weber and Hawkins take part in the expedition. Order from Gen. Wool. Since his arrival at Fortress Monroe, Gen. Wool han, with 240 seamen. The steamer immediately discharged her load, and expected to leave for Baltimore this evening. She reports all quiet along the river and at Old Point. Two or three of the large U. S. steamers left Fortress Monroe, going in a southerly direction as the Ben Deford passed. The Live Yankee is about ready for
From Norfolk, [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Aug. 28th, 1861. The steamer Kahukee, whose detention at Old Point I mentioned in my last, returned to the city last evening at 7 o'clock. Twenty-three of the prisoners taken by the Federal troops at Rich Mountain came up from the fort in the steamer and were comfortably quartered at the Atlantic Hotel. They were liberated on parole. Several of them were badly wounded. One young man lost a leg, which was amputated above the knee, and two or three lost each an arm. Considerable anxiety is manifested by our citizens to see the liberated prisoners and to hear their statements relative to the Rich Mountain fight, their capture, imprisonment, treatment, &c. The detention of the boat seems to have been owing to unnecessary ceremony and a lack of prompt attention — some say competency on the part of the Federal officers; one of whom, I also learn, used impertinent language when the boat arrived at the fort, bu