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iver proper, but of Missouri, Kentucky, and Catro; for we have above Island to no army now that could withstand a well disciplined and effective force of 25,000 men, and it is precisely at this juncture in the Southern armies that we should look for bold and desperate measures; they are necessary to retrieve a failing cause and cheer disheartened troops. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monuron, March 29th. --On Friday evening the rebels throw a ball from one of the rifled guns at Sewell's point, which came within three hundred yards of the shipping in the upper roadstead. During the blow last night the steamer Flushing had a hole knocked in her side, and now lies on the bar careened over, and in a somewhat dangerous position if the storm should continue very much longer. The Lincoln gun has been mounted, and this morning was tried, in order to rest the carriage. Only ten shots were fired. The second shot was a splendid ricocheted shot. The immense ball, weighin