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From the Peninsula. a Trip down the Peninsula and back — the Howzera — death of Capt. Standard and Reynold Kirb — throwing up breastworks, &c. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Yorktown, Va., Nov. 9, 1861. Called by the sickness of a relative from the calm quietude of our country home to mingle once more for a short time in the familiar, but stirring scenes of army life, we hasten to drop you a line; with the hope that our face will be recognized and welcomed by our former friends. At West Point we found the Logan totally disabled by the recent storm, and were thus forced to take passage with about forty others on board of a small sized river pungey or sloop. Our crew consisted only of a Captain, Crockett by name, and another, a son of Ham, whose Scriptural title, Lot, contrasted strangely with that of our Captain's. In a few minutes our canvas was spread and filled with propitious breezes, which bore us swiftly over the placid bosom of the bro<