--The Savannah (Ga.) News,
of the 24th inst, says:
A stiff wind prevailed all day yesterday, and the sea ran high, consequently the Federals
could do nothing in the way of landing troops on Tybee Island
The Federal ship reported ashore in the North
breaker is stiff there, and appears to be setting down.
The probability is she will be a total loss.
Several of our scouts went on the Island
on Sunday night, and brought off two fine They leave no Federals, and if there were any on the Island
, they must have been in the vicinity of the big light.
We learn that on Sunday night, about sunset, a man named William Bart
, a member of the Irish Volunteers
, who was corporal of the guard, approached a sentinel and told him that he intended to go out and procure some oysters.
took a boat and left the shore.
After he was beyond the range of the sentinel's gun, he changed his course and went towards the Federal fleet.
has not returned, the impression is that he has deserted to the enemy.