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iron floating batteries at Fort Monroe, while others declare that the statement is utterly without foundation in truth. I do not believe, after getting all the information possible relative to the matter, that there is any floating battery at Old Point. I am gratified to state that Mr. Thos. J. Lassiter, of this city, has been reappointed mail-route agent on the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, an office which he has held for more than a year to the entire satisfaction of all concerned. rder prevails. The people are waiting for news, the soldiery ready and anxious for a battle. Sept. 4--1.15 P. M.--There is no definite intelligence of consequence from the Roads or from the coast below. Another flag of truce hence to Old Point is talked of, but it is not certain that any will be sent down for a day or two. The weather is very bright and pleasant, but there are indications of a "blow," which will not be uncommon at this location at this stormy season of the year.
ntrated at all the important points. All our boys ask, is a chance on land at our cowardly enemies, who skulk around to ravage the coast, but who lack the courage to face armies on an open field. Latest.--We learn from an authentic source that we had only seven killed in the fort and twenty-eight wounded. Three have died since. The names of the killed we have not been able to learn. The flag of truce sent down by Governor Clark by Captain Crossan, was not permitted to go to the fort, but was met at a short distance, and communicated with him. We learn that most of the fleet had left for Old Point with the prisoners, say 850. A force has been left and two or three vessels, and the Yankees are rebuilding the fort. The houses of the dwellers about the Inlet, it is said, were consumed by the Yankees. It is said that Com. Barron was among the wounded. The Yankees took the wounded with them. Mr. V. B. Gilbert, a printer, late of this city, is said to be among the killed.
From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe, Sept. 4. --Eighteen hundred additional troops have been sent to Old Point Comfort.
nd well-mounted steamer Pawnee had taken a position in the Inlet so as to command completely the approach from Albemarle Sound. The steamer Wabash sailed south ward on Friday, leaving about the time the Minnesota left for New York with the Confederate prisoners. The Secessionists are known to have had at least 8 killed and 25 wounded. The chartered steamer R. B. Forbes, from Boston, went ashore yesterday, on Smith's Island, near Cape Charles. Three propellers were sent down from Old Point to assist in getting her off. Since the departure of the steamer Adelaide, our troops have been busily engaged in strengthening Forts Clark and Hatteras--They have mounted the ten-inch Columbiad brought down the inlet the day before the attack. The place will, doubtless, be permanently held by the Federal troops. It is of immense importance, and can readily be held against all approaches of the Confederates. A new military department, it is supposed, will be erected there, and Gene