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, 1861. On Saturday noon last, in pursuance of the orders of Flag-officer Dupont, the gunboats Seneca, Lieutenant-Commanding David Ammen; Pembina, Lieutenant-Commanding John Bankhead, and the Curlew, Lieutenant Whortmough, proceeded up the Beaufort River to reconnoitre, and to take possession of two lightboats, which had been removed there early in the summer. The boats proceeded rapidly up the stream, cleared for action, and ready for any emergency; but the banks of the river were found desll be just the article we need in intrenching ourselves, and by the time we are ready every shovel, spade, and pick that we have will be in contrabands' hands, as they come in by fifties and hundreds. But to return to the expedition up the Beaufort River. It was ascertained that both of the lightboats for which the gunboats were sent, were burned by the rebels immediately after they had received intelligence of the capture of Fort Walker and battery Beauregard, on Bay Point. So one of the