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nd were also evacuated and the quarters burned. The Courier given some additional facts, which we append: The vessels which approached the entrance were four in number, one of which got ashore on the bar, and three came into the harbor at Stono, all of them being small vessels, steam propellers, and schooner rigged. They immediately commenced shelling Cole's Island, Goal and Kiawah Islands, and as our heavy guns at those points had been removed by order of General Pemberton, the troops which were stationed there immediately evacuated the place, burning the barracks and other property before leaving. The Lincoln war vessels immediately continued up Stono river, firing all the way, and finally laid too at a point near Battery Island and Legareville. The position at Battery Island was also given up on the approach of the enemy, and the quarters burnt. It is said by those who witnessed it that a person on John's Island hoisted the white flag on the approach of the gun boats.