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Affairs in Louisiana. Pascagoula, Jan. 25. --A gentleman who left the neighborhood of Covington, La, on the 18th inst., says that on the 7th two of the enemy's gunboats and six transports appeared off the mouth of the river and commenced shelling the marsh, when a Confederate picket of seven men, under the charge of a Sergeant, started from Madisonville in a skiff on a tour of observation, and are supposed to have been captured, the Sergeant being the only one known to have escaped. The fleet then proceeded up the river and took possession of the latter place and four saw-mills which our forces neglected to destroy. They threw out pickets on the Covington road within two mites of that town, and also on the Madisonville road, on the east side of the river. Our informant was at Covington on the 7th, and started for Madisonville the same night, in company with two others, being ignorant of the near approach of the enemy. The other two were captured, but our informant, thoug
From Charleston. Charleston, Jan. 25. --Seven shells have been fired at the city since the last report. The enemy have been engaged all day in hauling ammunition to Gregg and the Cummings Point batteries. Considerable activity has been observed among the fleet.--Three monitors have anchored inside, between the Cummings Point batteries and Fort Sumter. No other change of importance. [second Dispatch] Charleston, Jan. 26. --Twenty four shots were fired at the city from 5½ o'clock on Monday to 5½ this evening. The fleet remains quiet to-day.
From the Mississippi. Mobile. Jan. 25. --A special to the Evening News says that twelve transports have passed down the Mississippi within the past few days. Sherman and his staff accompany them, but their destination is unknown.