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y the aid of greatly superior numbers, in foregoing our feeble line to fall back, with the loss of two guns. On Saturday they landed a column on John's Island. At the dawn of Sunday the active foe attempted to get possession of Fort Johnson. A picked body of men, numbering about one thousand, in twenty-eight barges, under Col. Hoge, 53d Pennsylvania regiment, made a determined attack on that work. They sustained a bloody repulse at the hands of the brave men under command of Lieut Col. Jos. A. Yates. That engagement left 140 prisoners and five barges in our hands, together with a large number of dead, whose fate was revealed by the proceeding tide. On the same day, about 9 o'clock, the force at White Point, John's Island, made a timid assault on Gen. Robertson's lines, but were driven back with ease. The enemy contented himself on Monday with feeble demonstrations upon our lines, which were quickly checked. On Tuesday his forces were again drawn up in two lines of battle