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Fort Monroe. --We are informed that Capt. Elsey and Dr. Johns, both from Maryland, and stationed at Old Point, have sent in their resignations now, or rather dismissals, as they are called. Both these gentlemen have served in the army with distinction for a number of years, and last in the Mexican war. Dr.Johns, we understand, has been in the army for 24 years, and of course must feel some regret at sundering suddenly what were formerly friendly relations; but the die has been cast, and Dr.Johns, we understand, has been in the army for 24 years, and of course must feel some regret at sundering suddenly what were formerly friendly relations; but the die has been cast, and he has made up his mind to stand its hazard. We also understand that the bridges at the fort have been taken up, and all communication between the fort and the citizens thus cut off. There are now 300 men, rank and file, in the fort, and all the officers are Black Republicans with the exception of three who hail from Virginia. A son of Dr. Banks was ordered from the fort, where he occupied the position of clerk in the Sutler's store, because he would not sympathize with the Black Repub