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rt, and the wind carried it to the wharves here, where it was intercepted by one of the sentinels and taken to Major Allen. It proved to be filled with letters from the soldiers to their wives, families and friends in Beaufort. Each letter was examined to ascertain if it contained any contraband information; but nothing was found except directions about family matters, statements of health, and the like.--Lest, however, there might be any underhand or symbolic writing, they were sent to Gen. Parker's headquarters, where they will be detained till after the reduction of the fort. On Saturday last the blockading fleet exchanged some twenty shots with the fort, but without damage on either side. An old lady in town who was watching the firing gave loud utterance to a wish that "the fort would knock them old boats to pieces." She is not the only Secessionist in petticoat who dares to express anti-Union sentiments in so open a manner. As one of our companies was filing through the
uspicious characters. --Officer William Peterson, Chief of Police in Petersburg, brought over on Saturday and delivered to the Provost Marshal, Charles Wolfhart, who represented himself as a German, lately living in Charleston, S. C., and William Parker, native of Ireland, formerly for nine years resident of New Orleans, who were arrested in Petersburg as suspicious characters and disloyal personages. They were committed for the time being to Castle Godwin. The persons named did not state in Charleston, S. C., and William Parker, native of Ireland, formerly for nine years resident of New Orleans, who were arrested in Petersburg as suspicious characters and disloyal personages. They were committed for the time being to Castle Godwin. The persons named did not state where they proposed going to. Parker was gifted with a cut across the eye, which he said had been given him as a soldier in the C. S. army. The other fellow appeared as dull and sleepy as one could reasonably wish.