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them. The men knew nothing of the proposed expedition until they had finished their dinner on Tuesday, when they were called up for orders. The boats with their crews afterwards pulled up alongside of the flagship to receive instructions. Lieut. Williams, in command, took the lead. They expected, they say, to meet not more than a simple guard of about one hundred men. They also expected to be able to go through the breach without difficulty or having to climb over. The night was misty times without, they say, inflicting any serious damage. The prisoners manifest a great deal of confidence in the ability of General Gill more to take the city. So confident were they of success in the late expedition that two boxes were received under flag of truce, one addressed to "Lieut. E. P. Williams, commanding Fort Sumter," and another to "Ensign Benjamin H. Porter, Fort Sumter." They were packed with lemons, jellies, liquors, &c., evidently prepared for a general glorification.