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n, the Postmaster-General, informed me to-day (the government will not allow bad news to transpire) that at the second assault on Battery Wagner, Morris Island, the enemy captured and held the rifle-pits.
This, perhaps, involves the loss of the battery itself-and indeed there is a report, generally believed, that it fell subsequently.
I fear that the port of Charleston is closed finally — if indeed, as I hope, the city will be still held by Beauregard.
Letters from Wilmington, dated 21st instant, urgently ask the Secretary of War to have oni of the Great Blakely guns for the defense of that city-and protesting against both being sent to Charleston.
From this, I infer that one or both have been ordered to Beauregard.
Gen. Samuel Jones has had a small combat with the enemy in Western Virginia, achieving some success.
His loss was about 200, that of the enemy much greater.
This is a grain of victory to a pound of disaster.
The owners of several fast blockade-running steam