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We have received New York papers of Wednesday, the 18th instant. Gold was quoted at 216 3-4. The fall of Fort Fisher--particulars of the assault--General Whiting and Colonel Lamb wounded — subsequent explosion of the magazine — heavy loss on the Federal side. The papers are full of accounts of the fall of Fort Fisher. Column after column is devoted to the feats of the soldiers and sailors, until the reader wonders that the fort did not fall upon the first approach of such magnifced in the bomb proofs and kept under guard until this morning, when they were marched out and numbered, with those who escaped and were subsequently recaptured, over one thousand eight hundred privates and one hundred officers, including Major-General Whiting, the commander of all the works on the coast, and Brigadier-General Lamb, the commander of Fort Fisher, both of whom are wounded, the latter, it is thought, mortally. The loss of the army in this assault and the subsequent contest for
The news. We publish this morning Yankee accounts of the capture of Fort Fisher. The usual effort is made by the enemy to exaggerate our lessees and conceal their own: yet they are forced to confess that the defence was most stubborn.--When the truth shall come to be known, it will be found that their loss is three times greater than they now admit.--They claim to have taken between two thousand and twenty-five hundred prisoners, which, we feel assured, is a great exaggeration. General Whiting and Colonel Lamb are both prisoners and wounded — the latter, it is feared, mortally. As usual, where there is a particularly hot place, the Yankees pushed the negroes in first. It will be long ere we have any Confederate account of this sad affair, as all who were near enough to know the particulars are now prisoners. On the receipt of the news of the fall of Fort Fisher, the Yankee papers pitched into old Butler with increased license, and scored him roundly for his administrati