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and it has been repeatedly declared by Northern journals that Burnside's primary purpose is a demonstration upon our railroad. It remains to be seen whether such be his real design, and with what success he will prosecute it. The experience of Sherman in a similar undertaking may possibly be his own. An assault upon Norfolk is the only object next after this railroad enterprise, commensurate in importance with the magnitude of the expedition. In such an undertaking, the enemy's vessels gh a protracted period. Nothing at all can save their Treasury, and nothing can keep the war on foot, but rapid operations and decisive successes. Yet, we do not see wherein the Burnside expedition promises these results more unmistakably than Sherman's did, which landed in November, nearly three months ago. Measured by its cost to the enemy, not even the capture of Norfolk, if it could be effected, would compensate him for his outlays, and this at last is the true standard by which his
Five Hundred and Fifty Millions a Year. Mr. Sherman, of Ohio, announced in the Federal Congress, on Friday last, that the estimates for the expenses of the next fiscal year were five hundred and fifty millions of dollars. This is five times the currency of the country, three times more than the coin in the country, and more than the expenses of Great Britain during the war with Napoleon.
61 to Captain D. D. Walker, Ass't Adj't Gen't, Charfestion, S. C.: Sir: I have the honor of presenting my official report of the engagement on the 7th inst., between the Federal fleet, numbering fifteen war steamers and gunboats, and Forts Walker and Beauregard, upon Bilton Head and Bay Point, at the entrance of Port Royal Sound. The fleet was commanded by Captain S. F. Dupont, flage Officer of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, and the troops on board the transports by Brigadier-General Sherman. the distance between the Forts is by coast survey 2-5-8 miles. the enemy's fleet had been collecting in our waters since the morning of the 4th instant, and had increased in the afternoon to thirty-two war steamers and transports. on receiving a dispatch to this effect from Colonal William C. Heyward, commanding the troops at Camp Walker, I left my headquarters in Beaufort and repatred by steamer to Bay Point, which I reached at 6 P. M, passing on the way the ever-w