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miral Dahlgren commands the fleet. A demonstration was made by the enemy on Saturday on James Island. They shelled the woods very briskly for about one hour. A report was in circulation that a fight had taken place on Sunday morning at Secessionville, which proved untrue. The story probably sprung from the wounding of private Geo. Allen, of the 32d Ga. An alarm was given that the enemy was advancing, and Allen, who was picketing, arose to leave the place, where he was awaiting orders. W few or no formidable works. They have but a few thousand troops. If our soldiers and officers here are not equal to the kind of fighting fought by the Army of Virginia, and tried by the Yankees against such strong works as Fort Wagner and Secessionville, then Charleston falls. This, it appears to us, is the only course of safety, and we may add, too, for an economy of lives. Other means may protract the fighting to days and weeks, and postpone the termination of the struggle. No other mea