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ing the place. From Fort Royal--progress of the expedition against Savannah, &c. New York, Feb. 19. --The United States steam gunboat Connecticut, Commander Maxwell Woodhull, arrived at this port last night from Key West, and from Port Royal on the 16th inst., at noon, via Fortress Monroe, bringing a large mail and about 175 passengers, among whom are the crew of the schooner Major Barbour, from Havana, captured by the De Soto in Barrataria bay (a prize crew put on board,) and twenng erected; that our gunboats had so far succeeded as to cut off communication between Fort Pulaski and Savannah, and a rebel steamer belonging to Com. Tatnall's fleet had been captured. All the gunboats and smaller vessels of war had left Port Royal for Warsaw Sound. The attacking force for the Savannah expedition consists of 16, 000. The army telegraph, constructed by the Union troops, was working well. Communication is now held between all the Federal camps. The steamer M
The cotton market, closed unsettled, with sales of 3,000 bales at from 22 to 23 cents. St. Louis, Feb. 21. --Nearly all of the Fort Donelson prisoners have arrived here to-night. The officers will be sent to Columbus. At Port Royal all was quiet. Nothing important has been received from Savannah. The steamer Nelly Kate and the schooner Courier, had arrived at Nassau, from Charleston. Confederate gunboats attacked the Federal batteries at Venus Point, on thees from Fort Donelson state that the Confederates had abandoned Clarksville and were moving everything to Nashville. The Federal troops are preparing for an attack upon Memphis. The capture of Nashville is not conceded. News from Port Royal up to the 17th inst had been received in New York. It was expected that Savannah would fall in a few days. It was reported that the rebel troops were evacuating Manassas. Gen. Halleck has decided not to hang the condemned bridge burn