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everly, in Randolph Co., from whence he started. His force is estimated at about 3,000 men. We have news from an unexpected quarter of a brilliant little affair. On the 16th inst. a company of partisan rangers, under the command of Major Edgar Burroughs, attacked the steamer J. B. White, on the Albemarle and Chesapeake canal captured and burnt her, together with a dredging machine and two lighters, which she was towing. This steamer is the same vessel which was run out from Norfolk to Fals that the evacuation of the city was going on. She was on her way to Great Shoals, and was captured at a place called Bethelgar. The crew and passengers were taken off into a swamp near by and paroled. The steamer was valued at $30,000. Major Burroughs also attacked the mail steamer Fawn on the canal; but though a heavy fire was poured into her, she got by. The recent capture at Charlestown was performed by Major Harry Gilmer and Captain John H. McNeill. The regiment captured was the