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rtillery. At this writing their pickets are within about one mile of Fort Totten. Our pickets are near theirs. The attack is from three points, and is made with great determination. Our men are at the guns and all are in the best of spirits. All available contrabands are at the rifle-pits, to do what they can.--This afternoon a train of ambulances went out, bearing a flag of truce, to obtain our dead and wounded, and was captured, together with the surgeon accompanying it. Brig. Gen. J. W. Palmer is in command. Col. H. T. Sisson, of the 5th R. I. heavy artillery, is in command of six of the forts defending Newbern--Forts Stevenson, Roman, Totten, Goston, Amory, and Spinola. We are patiently waiting for the morrow. That the enemy seriously expects to reduce these works with any guns that can be transported by land seems almost incredible. The stores here are probably the prize he seeks. More to-morrow. P. S.--I learn that Col Classon, 132 New York, lost three co