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and transports had passed Harrison's Landing, and seventy were in sight, making 105 in all. Six of the squadron came up, and one of them, the leading vessel, was blown up by a torpedo. The other five then landed their troops at Curls Neck. At last accounts there were several gunboats in sight of Gregory's farm, 2 ½ miles from Chaffin's Bluff. Destruction of a Yankee gunboat by a torpedo — all on board blown up. From a dispatch received at the Navy Department from Lieut. Hunter Davidson, in charge of submarine defences, we learn that a Yankee gunboat run foul of one of the torpedo sentinels in the James river yesterday morning and was blown to atoms. He says there "is hardly a piece left as big as a row-boat." The explosion occurred at Deep Bottem, near Aikin's Landing, about 12 miles below the city, and not a soul on board escaped the disaster. The movements on the Peninsula. The Yankee force which has been at West Point for a week broke up their camp