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Band15 Artillerists55 Total79 Under the most favorable circumstances, this force would only be sufficient to operate nine guns. The coming fleet. The New York papers are speculating on the ability of the fleet which is now approaching Charleston to enter the harbor and execute its mission. The New York News thus sketches the Fort Sumter programme of the Government: "The troops are all intended for Fort Sumter; the transports for Texas, as stated in the clearances. Capt. Ward's sand-bag experiment, and another new invention, have been pronounced by engineers sufficiently useful to solve affirmatively the long-disputed problem "can Fort Sumter be reinforced?"Each of the small steamers, Crusader, Wyandotte, Mohawk and Water-Witch, are to be lined on the sides with bags of damp sand, the launches shall be temporarily roofed, covered and lined outside with the same material, men will embark both in the gun-boats and launches; more in the latter — they being smaller