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ill floats over the ruins, a sufficient force being kept there to replace it whenever it is shot away. Battery Gregg had received a sharp bombardment from one of the monitors, the shot passing through the fort. A very important movement of Admiral Dahlgren's fleet on Tuesday night last was prevented by the setting in of a heavy storm of wind and rain; which continued at intervals up to the time the Spaulding left, thus hindering the prosecution of this important enterprise up to that time. Alels of the fleet during the storm, all being safely at anchor inside the bar. The steamer Home, fitted out by the Navy Department as a resort for the officers and crews of the monitors in which to recuperate and rest, had also arrived. Both Admiral Dahlgren and Gen. Gillmore are in good health and fine spirits, perfectly confident in the final success of their effort to humble the cradle of treason, and to "repossess and reoccupy the forts and other public property of the United State" in Charl
rning. [Second Dispatch.] Charleston, Sept. 7 --Noon.--A dispatch from Major Stephen Elliott, commanding at Fort Sumter, announces that a flag of truce, demanding the immediate surrender of that fort, has just been received from Admiral Dahlgren by Lieut. Brown, of the steamer Palmetto State. Gen. Beauregard telegraphed to Major Elliott to reply to Dahlgren that he can have Fort Sumter when he takes it and holds it, and that in the meantime such demands are puerile and unbecomitto State. Gen. Beauregard telegraphed to Major Elliott to reply to Dahlgren that he can have Fort Sumter when he takes it and holds it, and that in the meantime such demands are puerile and unbecoming. [Third Dispatch.] Charleston, Sept. 7--8 P. M. --At 6 o'clock P. M. the iron-clads and monitors approached Fort Sumter, closer than usual and opened a hot fire against it. Our batteries on Sullivan's Island, including Fort Moultrie, replied heavily; the firing still going on.