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a Mr. McMillan--as our informant heard — discovered, from near Topsail sound, the approach of the enemy, and sought to communicate by telegraph to General Bragg the fact; but the operator was not in a condition to send the dispatch, and it became necessary to transmit the news by a messenger. In two hours after the intelligence was received, General Hoke was on the march to confront the enemy at his point of landing. On Friday, the enemy landed, under cover of his fleet, near battery Gatlin, about nine miles from Fort Fisher.--While he was landing, General Hoke appeared and drew up in line parallel, to watch his movements, and intercept them when possible to do so. It was not possible to prevent the landing, owing to the situation of the point chosen. The enemy landed on the banks, just above the neck of the sound, thus interposing a small surface of water between them and an attacking force; or compelling such force to circle around the lower extreme of the sound — either of