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The War News.

important event that has occurred last issue which will prob most serious in effects is the of Norfolk by our own, and its by the forces of the enemy. This been expected for a week or more hoped that the necessity might be

Particulars have reached us, and we are chronicle the fact from well au reports. It is understood that back was destroyed, and such ma the Navy Yard as could not be re the same fate. The report is of the enemy marched the city yesterday morning.

last evening, a rumor prevailed that a engagement came off yesterday near monkey river, to the county of New. The late hour at which we received more prevented us from tracing its Further than this we have nothing the army of Gen. Johnston.

under the proper heads will the reader of affairs in the South regard has made another dash at enemy, and obtained an advantage over Affairs in that direction are quite not encouraging.

in the day yesterday it was stated and believed, that a brilliant had been place at Giles Court House, Southwestern Virginia, in which the enemy there completely routed by our forces un Gen Heth. This information was to be in possession of the War Department but upon application at that office we it to be incorrect.

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