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Our Wilmington Correspondence. We give below the letters of the correspondents of the Dispatch at Wilmington, North Carolina, both of which would have been received some days since but for the interruptions in the mails. They will be found very interesting. Wilmington, December 24, 1864. Sunday night, rumors of an impending attack upon this place were again current, and, as usual, caused no little excitement. The alarm bell was rung and the citizens, called to arms; but no one could tell from what point the danger was apprehended. At last, the reports began to come in, and we learned a fleet of sixty sail had left Fortress Monroe for the avowed purpose of making an attack upon the forts and the defences at the mouth of the Cape Fear. At the same time, it was said further, a force of twenty thousand men, under Butler, had landed somewhere in the Roanoke or Neuse rivers, and was preparing to march upon this city by land. The best information from scouts, and also