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ive inactivity in camp, has arrived, and the strength of the fortifications on each side will very likely be fully tested before either party will acknowledge a defeat. The works which have been erected by the Confederate forces have doubtless been constructed with great skill and care, and we should judge by this time they are in a condition to withstand the combined assaults of the fort and the Yankee fleet. This will be no child's play on either side. It will be no Hatteras or even a Port Royal affair. The Confederate forces are too strongly entrenched to entertain the idea of succumbing to any thing like an equal force. How long the contest will last no one can tell; but when it is announced that there is a cessation of hostilities, we hope to be able to announce that the flag of the Confederate States floats in triumph from the walls of Fort Pickens. East Tennessee. The following order has been promulgated by one of our Generals in East Tennessee: Headq'rs R bri
ing summary of news: A Survey of Port Royal Island for Strategical purposes — what is to be done with the cotton, &C. The Yankees continue to publish flaming accounts relative to the great advantage afforded them in having possession of Port Royal. A letter in the New York Herald, dated Hilton Head, contains the following: It is now a little over one week since the Union troops landed on this island, and as I take a retrospect of that brief period and the work accomplished in that into one of the Union camps on the other side of the river. He reports that they had a sufficiency of both meat and bread, but are suffering much for the want of proper clothing, shoes, &c. Also, that the news of the capture and occupation of Port Royal had created intense excitement among the Georgia and North and South Carolina troops especially, most of whom vehemently expressed a desire to return home forthwith. The rebel General in command has ever refused to listen to any preposition, o
eral fleet is to be divided, and transports to convey 6,000 troops are to open another port. The transports are now taking in a supply of water for 15 days. There is sufficient cotton here and on Pope Island unginned to make 3,000 bales. The steamships Delaware, Boston, and Cosmopolitan have been chartered by the Federal Government for three months, and will depart immediately for Port Royal. The Atlantic is now coaling, and will take provisions to Port Royal, and also carry troops. eral fleet is to be divided, and transports to convey 6,000 troops are to open another port. The transports are now taking in a supply of water for 15 days. There is sufficient cotton here and on Pope Island unginned to make 3,000 bales. The steamships Delaware, Boston, and Cosmopolitan have been chartered by the Federal Government for three months, and will depart immediately for Port Royal. The Atlantic is now coaling, and will take provisions to Port Royal, and also carry troops.