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r other of the Southern coast. Others more modestly content themselves with twenty-five thousand, which is likely to be double the real number. They have men enough to require the utmost vigilance and energy of our authorities, but not near as many as they pretend, and their constant boastings and menaces have only had the effect of awakening the Southern Gulf States from their sense of security, and enabling them to put their coast at all points in a state of defence. The inroad of the Yankee fleet at Hatteras was in fact a vast advantage to the South, for it instantly aroused her to the necessity of being prepared for such visitations. There was not a more unfortunate place on the whole coast is a base of operations against the interior than Hatteras. Such as it was, if it was worth taking, and the enemy had as many men as he pretends, large reinforcements could have been sent to Hatteras long ago, as well as to other points where the Federal cause is getting weak in the legs.