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s epitaph is better than a Vassall land with honor lost and a people sunk in infamy. Earl Van-Dorn, Major-General. Attempt to Run the blockade. The New Orleans Bulletin says: The steamer Victoria, Capt. Forbes, appeared off Fort Livingston at the entrance to Barataria Bay, on Tuesday night, and in attempting to run in got aground in the Swash Channel, a mile distant from the fort. On Wednesday morning the United States steamer South Carolina hove in sight and taking a positio, about two hundred shells had been fired by the enemy, but not one struck the Victoria, most of them falling short. The cargo of the Victoria is a valuable one, consisting of arms, powder, and coffee, and as the vessel is under the guns of Fort Livingston and within range of the light artillery on shore, it is thought the enemy will not be able to capture it. A party left here last evening to go to the assistance of the Victoria. The telegraph has since announced the safe arrival of the