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esday. Everything is progressing favorably. A letter from Morris Island, dated August 30, states that deserters, several of whom reach our lines every day, represent that the people of Charleston are anxious to surrender the city, but Beauregard is determined to devote it to destruction. The shelling process caused general surprise, Beauregard having pledged his reputation that it was an impossibility, and mere Yankee bravado. It has been ascertained that the first shell fireBeauregard having pledged his reputation that it was an impossibility, and mere Yankee bravado. It has been ascertained that the first shell fired from the marsh battery entered a house occupied by a number of officers, killing several and destroying the house. Some of the shells went to the farthest extremity of the city and destroyed a large cotton warehouse and other buildings. Deserters say there are but twenty five men in Sumter, and that it will be blown up as soon as an attempt is made to take possession. [This doubtless accounts for the Yankee assault on Tuesday night in barges.] A special dispatch from Memphis sa