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From Norfolk.[special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Va., April 26, 1861 Everything is apparently calm and quiet here, but it may be compared to that calmness that often precedes the impending storm. Our boys are ready and anxious to meet the foe. --There is, of course, a sad feeling in consequence of the state of affairs; but as to the word "fear," it is not known in this section. I give you a few items of news, and will continue from day to day, as I become in possession of facts. One hundred negroes, volunteers, arrived from Petersburg yesterday, were sent down to Fort Norfolk in the steamer Wilson, and are now quartered there. The United Fire and Artillery Company have charge of the guns at Fort Norfolk.-- These men will do fearful execution if necessity requires it. They number largely, and the most of them expert gunners, having seen actual service before this. Ten guns, of the heaviest kind, have already been mounted at the Naval Hospi