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them for miles, while on either side felled trees form an impenetrable abattis out into the swamp. And, to man the fortifications and aid in the defence, they have a force of no less than 50,000 men, under Major General Lovell. The Port Royal Affair. Mr. C. was in Savannah at the time of the naval bombardment at Port Royal. A single regiment, in his opinion, could have taken Savannah, or the fleet could have run past Fort Pulaski and taken the city with more case than they reduced Hilton ad. The whole country side at once rushed down with miscellaneous weapons and no organization: and even after fifteen or twenty thousand had collected, they would only have swelled the slaughter on their own side, if an attack had been promptly made. But now everything has been lost, the fortifications have been strengthened, and the most efficient preparations have been made for a desperate defence. At New Orleans the people were much depressed over the loss of Port Royal island,-- Su