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ar steamers and gunboats, and Forts Walker and Beauregard, upon Bilton Head and Bay Point, at the entrance of Port Royal Sound. The fleet was commanded by Captain S. F. Dupont, flage Officer of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, and the troops on board the transports by Brigadier-General Sherman. the distance between thnergy of long-suppressed rage and couscious strength. At 9.25 A. M., one 9-inch Dahlgren gun opened fire upon the sixty-gun steamship Wabash, flag-ship of Captain S. F. Dupont, which led the van, closely suceeded by fourteen other large steamers and gun-boats. The shell from the Dahlgren exploded near the muzzie, and was harr act of heroism on the part of our veteran Commodre, who. to save the Emma, interposed his own frail flag steamer between her and the advancing flag ship of Commodore Dupont, drawing upon himself her entire broadside, and thus disverting this huge leviathan temporarily from her course, secured the safety of the Emma at the peril
A large expedition for the South. Of the reported firing at Red Bluff, near Savannah, last week, the Herald says: The arrival of the sloop-of-war Savannah at this port from Port Poyal yesterday, may throw some light on this reported attack. The Savannah left on the 30th ult., and she reports that a formidable expedition, including all the light-draft vessels, several gun-boats, and a large land force, had sailed from Port Royal for the South on the 26th. Their destination was not stated, but it is highly probable that it is this portion of Commodore Dupont's expedition which is operating at New river and Red Bluff. What the Federals have Gained by it. The Herald thinks that if it be true that the Federals are in possession of the Memphis and Ohio Railroad bridge, they have got hold of a most important point, by which Columbus in completely isolated from Memphis, and Bowling Green is cut off from the same point, it is true there is a railroad indirectly