Capture of a Yankee Merchantman, &c.
Augusta, Oct. 21.
--The Charleston Mercury
, of this morning, says that, among other recent captures by our privateers, is the brig Grenada
, Captain Pettergill
, of Portland, Maine
Her marine cargo consists of sugar, molasses, mahogany, and honey.
It is reported that, in addition to the blockading fleet, a large steamer transport, with Yankee troops, is hovering on the South Carolina