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It is a small fortification, but very strongly built, and is, garrisoned by about six hundred men, under the command of Col. White, (not Smith, as before reported,) formerly an officer of the United States army, and a graduate of West Point. Intsupplied with sufficient of certain kinds of provisions to last several months, but of others the stock is very short. Col. White, who appears to be a misanthropic, sullen and unhealthy style of man, threatened to shell Beaufort if his fresh provisi both of which places are occupied by Union troops. The reduction of the fort is but a question of time and labor, but Col. White is evidently disposed to put our forces to all the trouble possible, there seeming to be no other reason for his refusa Bars float defiantly over the Fort, and with a glass the sentinels can be seen pacing to and fro upon the ramparts.--Colonel White has taken down the light, house to the left of the Fort and burned other buildings, in order to leave nothing to inte
Fort Macon attacked. Wilmington, April 18. --A private letter, dated 17th inst., says that the enemy attacked Fort Macon last Saturday, and have been fighting two days, Col. White sent out a part of his men on the beach, and found 800 Yankees. They killed 15 of our men. We then retreated to the fort, and Col. White fired canister at the enemy, killing a large number. The enemy have erected a battery two miles from the fort, on the beach, and have planted mortars and large-sized siegeThey killed 15 of our men. We then retreated to the fort, and Col. White fired canister at the enemy, killing a large number. The enemy have erected a battery two miles from the fort, on the beach, and have planted mortars and large-sized siege guns. Eleven large ships are now outside the harbor. The enemy have sent to Newbern, for gunboats to operate in the Sound. They have been committing every imaginable outrage in Cartaret and Onslow counties. The fort had not been taken on Wednesday.
Harding, Kerrigan, Knapp, Law Lazear, Leary, Mallory, May, Menzles, Noble, Noell, Norton, Nugen, Pendleton, Perry, Price, Rollins (Mo.), Shiel, Smith, Steele (N. J.), Steele (N. Y.), Thomas (Md.), Vallandigham, Voorhees, Wadsworth, Wade, Webster, White (Ohio), Wickiffe, Woodruff, and Wright. Nays--Messrs. Aldrich, Alley, Arnold, Ashley, Babbitt, Baker, Baxter, Beaman, Bingham, Blair (Mo.), Blair (Pa.), Blake, Browne (R. I.), Buffington, Campbell, Chamberlain, Clark, Colfax, Frederick A. Coy, Porter, Potter, Rice (Mass.,) Rice (Me.,) Riddle, Rollins (N. H.,) Sargeant, Sheffield, Shellabarger, Sherman, Sloan, Spaulding, Stevens, Stration, Thomas (Mass.,) Train Trowbridge, Vanhorn, Van-Valkenburg, Verr Wallace, Walton (Vt.,) Wheeler, White (ind.,) Wilson, and Windom. Mr. Roscoe Conkling, of N. Y., moved to reconsider the vote, and to lay that motion on the table; which was agreed to. The bill was then lead a second time, and, on motion of Mr. Roscoe Conkling, referred to t