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nfederate victory which followed is well told in the general orders of Major-General Magruder, and the report of Lieut. R. W. Dowling, which follow: General orders, no. 154. Headquarters, Dist. of Texas, N. M. and Arizona, Houston, September 9, 1863. 1. The major-general commanding has the satisfaction of announcing to the army a brilliant victory won by the little garrison of Sabine pass against the fleet of the enemy. Attacked by five gunboats, the fort, mounting but three guns orom his troops at these points as cheering a report as that which he now communicates to the army from the defenders of the Sabine. By command of Maj.-Gen. J. B. Magruder: Edmund P. Turner, Asst. Adjt.-Gen. Fort Griffin, Sabine Pass, September 9, 1863. Captain: On Monday morning, about 2 o'clock the sentinel informed me the enemy were signaling, and fearing an attack, I ordered all the guns at the fort manned, and remained in that position until daylight, at which time there were two