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Important news from
Fort Sumter in a State
of siege!!
no communication with Washington allowed.

Charleston, April 5
--9 A. M.--All supplies for Fort Sumter have been cut off.

The authorities have ordered that no more intercourse shall be allowed between Major Anderson and the Government at Washington.

Every company of the Confederate troops has been ordered to its post, and the last alterations and changes in the batteries were made yesterday.

No attack will be made until further orders from the Southern Capital, unless an attempt should be made to communicate with Maj. Anderson.

A conflict may be had at any moment.


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