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ce is premature. The enemy was represented as being on the way to Blackwater, and the non-arrival of the boat due from there yesterday seemed to corroborate the statement. Treachery the cause of the disaster. We learn that a man named Doe, who lived on Roanoke Island, and who knew of a landing place on the march that others were ignorant of, deserted, went over to the enemy and piloted them into the landing, after giving them all the information about our forces and fortifications. It appears that Colonel Shaw got wind of his intended desertion, and told him that if he attempted to desert be would blow him out of the water; but Doe afterwards got a chance and made his escape, and in consequence of that escape we have this terrible disaster. From Elizabeth city. The report of the burning of Elizabeth City and its capture by the Federalists is fully confirmed. The town was attacked on Monday morning about 8 o'clock, and was set on fire and evacuated after a