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Charleston. --It was rumored yesterday that a dispatch had been received by Gen. Cooper announcing the withdrawal of the troops from Fort Wagner and Fort Sumter. We think this highly probable, as a gentleman who left Charleston on Friday says the enemy were at that time within seventy- five yards of Fort Wagner, and Sumter is entirely in ruins. The same gentleman says the Yankee trouble have not yet commenced, nor will commence, until they get into the harbor. The universal belief at Charleston was that Sumter and Wagner would be taken, but that Charleston would not be. Our informant expressed the opinion that the iron clads would never get out of the harbor if they once got in.
g was repulsed before the enemy had completed their landing. Great havoc is supposed to have been played in enemy's boats by our grape and canister at dark. Yesterday afternoon, the enemy having advanced their sappers up to the very moat of Wagner, and it being impossible to hold the island longer, Gen. Beauregard ordered the evacuation, which was executed between 8 P. M. and 1 A. M., with success. We spiked the guns of Wagner and Gregg, and withdrew noiselessly in forty barges. Only oneWagner and Gregg, and withdrew noiselessly in forty barges. Only one barge, containing twelve men, was captured. The enemy now holds Cummings Point, in full view of the city. All quiet this morning. [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 Dahlg