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Capt. Colquitt. The manŒuvres were prompt, and by their novelty here attracted the attention of the two thousand assembled to witness them. Two of the Georgia companies went over to Fort Norfolk from the Hospital, and companies went to Craney Island from Norfolk. The battery at the Hospital is rapidly advancing to completion, and will command the approach to the harbor. The frigate United States has been towed up to the Navy-Yard and a battery is to be placed upon her. When the fre now all in position. The breastwork is of earth, covered by cotton bales, and they covered with railroad T iron. Give us a show, and we can sink the entire Yankee fleet. At various other points batteries are in course of erection--one at Craney Island, nearly completed; one at Fort Norfolk, and several others down the river. The old frigate United States has also a battery placed upon her, and moored off the Hospital. The Ape of the Prairies may send in his ships now; we are prepared to
ady been mounted at the Naval Hospital, and are still being mounted as fast as possible — besides, the Hospital itself is strongly garrisoned, and altogether this place is a strong point of defence. There have been, also, guns mounted at Craney Island and at Sandy Point, just opposite Craney Island, and about three miles be low the Hospital. The Norfolk county Light Guard, numbering 76 members, went into service last Sunday and were ordered on scout duty. They, with the Wise DragoonsCraney Island, and about three miles be low the Hospital. The Norfolk county Light Guard, numbering 76 members, went into service last Sunday and were ordered on scout duty. They, with the Wise Dragoons and Seaboard Rifle Company, (brave sets, all of them,) will do good duty in protecting our sea coast, from Willoughby's Point opposite Fortress Monroe, all the way down to Cape Henry, and below. Three steamers with a brig in tow were reported as going up the bay last night. They were supposed to be bound for Annapolis, with troops. With the exception of the Cumberland, there are no steamers or vessels of any kind either in Hampton Roads or the bay this morning. There were at 5 o'clock