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o ten. --Commodore Footh's Dispatch. Washington, April 9. --The following was received at the Navy Department this morning: Flag-Ship Bentoy, Island No. 10, April 8, via Cairo. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy I have to inform the Department that since I sent the telegram last night announcing the surrender to me of Island No.10, possession has been taken of both the Island and the works upon the Tennessee shore, by the gunboats and troops under the command of Gen Buford. Seventeen officers and three hundred and sixty-eight privates, besides one hundred of their sick and one hundred men employed on board the transports, are in our hands, unconditionally prisoners of war. I have caused a hasty examination to be made of the forts, batteries and munitions of war captured. There are eleven earth works with seventy heavy cannon, varying in calibre from 32 to 100-pounders rifled. The magazines are well supplied with powder, and there are large qu