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ertainty exists among them with reference to their military movements, it being whispered around that the idea of really striking at Washington has been abandoned by their leaders because success would be but problematical, at best. The Fort Hatteras prisoners. The New York Express, of the 4th instant, says: The prisoners from Fort Hatteras were taken off the Minnesota at half past 10 o'clock this morning and conveyed to Governor's Island by the small tug-boats furnished by Col. Tompkins, United States Quartermaster. The Minnesota swung round with the tide and headed up stream, just as she commenced to discharge the prisoners on the tug-boats, and, as they were on her port side, the numerous spectators who were watching the proceedings from the Battery and the piers for a considerable distance up the North River, experienced some disappointment. The prisoners will be furnished with temporary quarters only on Governor's Island. The order to imprison them in the hull