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Blockade-Running. The following letter describes a voyage out from Wilmington, through the blockaders, before the fall of Fort Fisher. The writer has since been captured on board the blockade-running steamer Stag: Steamship Stag, St. Georges, Bermuda, January 1, 1865. My Dear Father: For being allowed the privilege of once more writing you from a point of safety, after experiencing a most dangerous trip from Wilmington, I feel the profoundest gratitude to the Almighty Being, to whose mercy alone I attribute the fact of our not being lost. The opening of this letter will no doubt fill you with the same feeling; and knowing that you will be eager for them, I will give some of the particulars, which can never be effaced from my memory. Just before leaving the coast of North Carolina, I wrote M., informing her of our expected departure on the night previous to Thursday, which letter I hope she has received. Night arrived, and about 12 M. we got under way, ha