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uable officer, was detailed by Gen. Burnside to inspect the ruins of the bridge and report in regard to its reconstruction. He was subsequently ordered to occupy Newport with his battalion, where they arrived on Sunday, the 28d inst. They took possession of Camp Graham, an excellent encampment of substantial dog houses, sufficien once commenced and vigorously carried on. In the reconstruction of the bridge, a temporary fortification erected by the rebels to command the county road at Newport, was taken down and the lumber transported to, and used in the reconstruction of the bridge. The Rhode Island Fifth, in addition to this duty and the charge of the railroad, have pickets thrown out at Newport over a circuit of two miles--nearly every man of Major Wright's battalion being constantly engaged in these various duties. Further destruction by detachments from Fort Macon. The detachment from Fort Macon, in addition to the destruction of this bridge, burned a large re