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The Burnside fleet. nearly one-half destroyed by the storm-terrible Suffering and loss of life and property, &c. [Special dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Norfolk, Jan, 30. --The following is a summary of late Northern news received here. An official dispatch reached Washington the 28th inst., from the Burnside fleet. Gen. Burnside states "we left our anchorage at Annapells on Thursday the 9th, inst., and after a protracted passage, owing to dense fogs, arrived an and many other vessels, thirty or forty in number, are missing and probably lost." Despite adverse circumstances, Burnside has succeeded in getting inside of Hatteras, and in now awaiting reinforcements. A portion of the gun-boats chartert people consider it an untimely disaster. The Confederates were carefully watching the movements of the fleet. Gen. Burnside says he could not get any pilots, and the stores had to be landed on rafts. Col. Allan, of New Jersey, a surgeon, an
The Burnside fleet --Accurate Statements. The Newborn Progress, of Tuesday, says there is such a thing as the Burnside fleet, and what is left of it is actually at Hatteras: The country is so situated about Hatteras that it is difficult to get close enough to the enemy to take satisfactory observations without being observed. We saw, however, and conversed with a gentlemen yesterday direct from Portsmouth, having left that place Saturday and arrived here Sunday night, who went to Ocracoke before leaving, took a horse and rode down the bank as near to the enemy as was safe, within ten or eleven miles and took as good an observation as he could with a glass. He says he counted 25 vessels, about two-thirds of which were steamers, all inside the bar, and about 20 inside the sound, and puts down the number at one hundred. He was confident that he distinctly saw the wreck of what he took to be a large frigate on the bar outside, and several vessels aground inside, and give