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they would defend to the last, but which they never defended at all, and threw away or broke those weapons which they had not the manliness to use against their enemies; for Fort Morgan never fired a gun after the commencement of the bombardment, and the advanced pickets of our army were actually on its glacis. As before stated, the ceremony of surrender took place at two P. M, and that same afternoon all the garrison were sent to New-Orleans in the United States steamers Tennessee and Bienville, where they arrived safely. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, D. G. Farragut, Rear-Admiral Commanding W. G. B. Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington. Letter from Brigadier-General R. L. Page to rear-admiral Farragut and Major-General Granger. Fort Morgan, August 23, 1864. Rear-Admiral D. G. Farragut, U. S. N.; Major-General Gordon Granger, U. S. A., Commanding, etc., etc.: gentlemen: The further sacrifice of life being unnecessary — my sick