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serts very positively that orders were sent last week to land the four hundred troops on board the Brooklyn, off Pensacola, and reinforce Fort Pickens. No intelligence, however, of the execution of this order has yet reached the Government. The telegraph brings intelligence from the South that the Confederated States were also concentrating troops at Pensacola. Five hundred Mississippi troops had passed Memphis, en route, and other detachments were about leaving New Orleans and Mobile. Col. Lamon, who recently returned to Washington from Fort Sumter, it is understood reports favorably upon the condition of the garrison, but is fully satisfied that reinforcements cannot be introduced without a serious collision, and that the attempt to introduce them would be of doubtful success. He describes the military preparations of the rebels as of great magnitude, and very skillfully made. President Davis is reported to have made a requisition upon all the States of the Confederacy for troo
From Charleston.[special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Charleston, March 25, 1861. Colonel Lamon, President Lincoln's confidential friend, sent here as Envoy Extraordinary, to see about the "evacuation," arrived yesterday, (Sunday,) and the Charleston Hotel, and registered from Virginia. I saw it myself, and let none of your readers say this is untrue. Mr. Lamon was either ashamed of his State, (Illinois,) or he was alarmed. He can take either horn of the dilemma. He was closetsoldiers, who evidently were there as a body guard.--Some gentlemen near were very innocently discussing the reasons of Mr. Lamon's hailing from Virginia, which no doubt the gentleman overheard. I cannot see how a gentleman entrusted with so importtracted years ago, whilst a resident of this place.--Pretty kettle o'fish. Col. Hatch, Quartermaster General, took Col. Lamon over to the fort in the steamer Planter, by order of his Honor, the Governor, and the Commander-in-Chief, Gen. Beaurega