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From the Peninsula. We learn from an intelligent gentleman, who has lately visited a portion of the Peninsula, that the Yankees, though keeping up a great show of strength in the counties of James City. New Kent, and Charles City, by means of foraging parties, which arrest every white man they find, are yet preparing to evacuate this portion of the State.--The 11th Pennsylvania regiment of dragoons occupy Williamsburg, and while they are engaged in removing everything of value to their vessels lying in James river, yet they have virtually given up possession of the town, having reinstated all the old officers in the lunatic asylum, including the former matron, for whom they sent to Norfolk; and to prevent an attack while thus engaged, the parties above named are sent out, and for lack of a few good men to meet them, they are practising outrages and indignities upon this actually desolated portion of our State. A great many of the negroes who were taken off by the Yankees have r