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The Federal fleet. From advices received yesterday it appears that the two Federal transports, before reported beached, went ashore in the vicinity of Kill Devil Hills, on Currituck beach, about ten miles from Roanoke Island. A more appropriate place we cannot imagine. It was a propitious gale that prevented at least a portion of the demon fleet from fulfilling their satanic mission. The number of Federal vessels off Port Royal has increased to forty-two.
into either Charleston or some other Southern port, where she was delivered over to the rebels, together with her valuable cargo. On an examination of the letters in the mail from the Yankee fleet, it was found that considerable information leaked out as to the intention of the invading fleet, which recently left Hampton Roads. It appears from this source of information that their design is to attack Charleston, in force, from three different points or approaches, and it may be that Port Royal is one of these points. This information, luckily, has been in the possession of the Charleston authorities long enough to give them an opportunity to prepare for their reception; that is, if they can place any reliance on it. It is quite likely that the severe gale which has been sweeping along our Southern coast, and which prevailed there on Saturday morning with so much force, has either sunk or driven on shore a portion of the fleet, or it may be has so scattered them as to delay
Attack on Port Royal.eight Federal steamers engaged.two Federal steamers disabled.the engagement still going on. Savannah. Nov. 5 --9½ o'clock P. M.--Eight Federal steamers attacked Port Royal this, morning. Our batteries and Commodore Tatuall's steamers fired one hundred and fifty shot. One Federal steamer was badly damaged and towed off, and another is ashore and disabled. Com. Tatuall is still firing on her, and hopes to capture her. Five hundred men left here to-night fght Federal steamers engaged.two Federal steamers disabled.the engagement still going on. Savannah. Nov. 5 --9½ o'clock P. M.--Eight Federal steamers attacked Port Royal this, morning. Our batteries and Commodore Tatuall's steamers fired one hundred and fifty shot. One Federal steamer was badly damaged and towed off, and another is ashore and disabled. Com. Tatuall is still firing on her, and hopes to capture her. Five hundred men left here to-night for the scene of action.