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e forts--The enemy inside in boats. We pulled along slowly; just about this time the moon was obscured by a thick bank of clouds — now was our time. If ever I saw boats jump, 'twas then; every man knew his danger, but was cool. How grim old Fort Caswell loomed up as we passed her! We knew that a thousand eyes were watching the river for us; but, thank God! we got by undiscovered, and got on board our good ship by four o'clock A. M., all safe. We were much disappointed at finding the Gene a quiet visit to several other houses in Smithville, and also intended to spike a four-gun battery which lay very handy to that vicinity. Next morning I went over in charge of a flag-of-truce boat, to arrange affairs with the commandant of Fort Caswell, (Colonel Jones,) so as to get the effects of Captain Kelley; landed on the beach under guns of the Fort. Colonel Jones and several of his officers were there to receive me. I introduced myself, and at once made known the object of the flag o