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three miles north of Fort Fisher, about two P. M. to-day, and were still landing at 5.30 P. M. General Kirkland's the only troops arrived, except four hundred of Hagood's. Whiting also stated in his report: The garrison remained steadily awaiting a renewal of the assault or bombardment, until Tuesday morning [December 27th], whe were thrown into the fort, of whom 250 were reserves. This makes 1,077 inside, and 550 at Sugar Loaf. On the 25th, Bragg reported Kirkland's brigade and 400 of Hagood's men arrived. Hoke's effective strength was returned, December 20th, as 5,893. He had four brigades. My calculation is: Garrison1,077 Reserves at Sugar Loaf550 Kirkland1,473 Hagood (Lee's dispatch)400 —— 3,500 The garrison, it is true, were in a work of decided strength; but Butler had the most formidable fleet that was ever assembled to cover and protect his movements. Doubtless, if he had not at once assaulted and captured the work, the whole of Hoke's division, and perhap