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The Gosport guns. The Cincinnati Commercial says: "It cannot be possible that the Government is overlooking the immense importance of the possession of the artillery in Gosport Navy-Yard by Virginians. The thousands of splendid guns left there are now being distributed over the South as fast as the railroads can carry them. If the Navy-Yard is not immediately possessed, the banks of the Mississippi will bristle with the great guns, of which there were hundreds at Gosport." WGosport." We agree with our contemporary of the Petersburg Express, that the Government has not overlooked the importance of seizing the Navy Yard; but its vigilance comes too late. After wantonly burning the public property, and committing the ferocious act of endeavoring to blow up a yard which they had abandoned without a contest, and which others were about to enter, the officers of the United States have been anxious ever since to complete their work of ruin, and to carry off or destroy the remainin