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The Invasion of North Carolina. The Raleigh Standard, of the 4th instant, has the subjoined details of the capture of Forts Clark and Hatteras: Hatteras Inlet is situated on what is called the North Banks, six miles south of Cape Hatteras and about eighteen miles north of Ocracoke Inlet. These banks have been in existMaj. Andrews, of Goldsboro', commanding the batteries. From the data we have, the commander must have had some twelve guns, eight at Fort Hatteras, and four at Fort Clark, a small battery recently erected, about three-fourths of a mile Northeast of Fort Hatteras. The guns were all badly mounted, and incapable of being worked to esday the damage done to our forces was small; but on Thursday it was severe. The firing continued till 11 o'clock, when Fort Hatteras surrendered; the guns of Fort Clark having been silenced some time before and taken possession of by the enemy. A gentleman on board one of our little steamers who witnessed the bombardment, desc
er the following additional particulars of the recent capture of Forts Clark and Hatteras, on the coast of North Carolina the sources from wh pivot carriage for the same. At the small battery, known as Fort Clark: Five 32 pounders, weight 5,700 each, made in 1848, all spiky Lieut. Allen, Ordnance Officer to Major Andrews, in command of Forts Clark and Hatteras: Inventory of Munitions.--19 sponges, 17 ramme fort now is, 70 8-pounder cartridges, 7 7-pounder cartridges; at Fort Clark are 14 8-pounder cartridges. The grape and canistor has not beenlonel: The day before yesterday we hoisted our glorious flag over Fort Clark, a strong battery I have nearly finished, of five heavy 32-pounde following are your instructions for the execution of the work at Fort Clark, which you are hereby directed to carry out literally. The work r Adelaide, our troops have been busily engaged in strengthening Forts Clark and Hatteras--They have mounted the ten-inch Columbiad brought d