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From Florida. Pensacola, Fla., Jan. 23. --Two Columbiads have been mounted at Fort Barancas. Forts Pickens and McRae are being in vested by the Allied (Louisiana, Georgia and Florida) troops.
already signed a recommendation that they all resign, and that Congress assemble again before March. They state as reason that there is no prospect of an adjustment with the present material in the House. Naval officers have been sent to Fort Pickens, with instructions as will prevent a collision with the Florida. authorities. Captain Armstrong, late commander of the Pensacola Navy-Yard, arrived here to-day.--He reports to the Department that the sixty officers and men who were under hto Philadelphia. Lt. Saunders, bearer of dispatches to Capt. Armstrong, had them demanded of him at his quarters, by the secessionists, but he refused to comply. He was then informed that they would be taken from him. He told them that would be an act of war against the United States. He was then conducted to the Navy-Yard, into the presence of Capt. Armstrong, who had them surrendered after finding that refusal was unavailing. At Fort Pickens there are only 80 men to man 246 guns.