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orces, Col. Anderson marched down the island some five or six miles, and bivouacked near the barricade constructed across the island at the marshes. In going down he passed under the fire of the ships, but the men marched through it with the greatest coolness and determination. The guns in Fort Bartow were very skilfully used, and (lid good service throughout the day. The battery was manned by two companies of the Seventeenth North-Carolina, under Major Hill, the State guards, and the John Harvey guards, but only the former company was brought into immediate action, as the guns were ranged rather too much up the channel. Only three guns could be used during the fight, a rifle and a howitzer, en barbette, and one embrasure gun. These three, however, were so well manned that no one of the hostile ships passed up far enough to come within range of the second embrasure gun. The men fought with great coolness and intrepidity, and showed conclusively what they could do under experience