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nder command of Flag Officer D. S. Farragut--Henry H. Bell, Flag Captain. The capture of Fort Macon. The Raleigh State Journal of Saturday has the fullest account of the surrender of Fort MacFort Macon that we have yet seen: For Macon was surrendered to the enemy last Friday night, after a bombardment of some 12 or 13 hours. The enemy, working by night, had erected batteries behind the largelly. We find in the Charleston Mercury the subjoined editorial comments on the capture of Fort Macon: Since the fall of Newbern, the capture of Fort Macon has been regarded as merely a questFort Macon has been regarded as merely a question of time. The supply of provisions was known to be short, and the post was absolutely cut off from all hope of succor. That its little garrison, surrounded by overwhelming forces of the enemy proson are now liberated on parole. The events of the campaign in North Carolina had rendered Fort Macon absolutely useless to our cause, and the most serious loss involved in its capture consists in