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ore I saw the tugs Young America and Beckwood come up the bay and take up a position at a convenient distance between Sewell's Point and Newport News Point, so that they could see any craft if they attempted to come out of Norfolk, or should by any gning. With my glass I scanned the coast line from abreast of Newport News Point down to Craney Island, and thence to Sewell's Point, where a series of telegraphic signals, formed by lights of different colors, were being made to Craney Island, and a was most sure the little tug was about to bag some game; when, to my surprise and chagrin, up went two red lights at Sewell's Point; then one red and two white ones were thrown; and of course the craft had been signalized that there was danger. Thee rebels might be driven out by shell, but it would cost many lives and some vessels to do it. The batteries on Sowell's Point are composed of six distinct entrenchments, the first mounting two guns in embrasures and one on parapet. The next m