Wilmington, April 29.
surrendered conditionally on Sunday last.
A portion of the garrison arrived here at 12 o'clock last night.
It is reported that Col. White
saved all the public papers.
The officers were allowed to take their side arms.
Seven of our men are reported killed and a number wounded.
, April 29.--Fort Macon
surrendered on Friday, 15th inst., not on Sunday, after a bombardment from the land batteries of ten and a half hours. The batteries were planted behind heavy sand banks.
The breaching battery was 1,100 feet distant the mortars 1,400 feet, and entirely concealed from the fort.
The garrison were allowed the honors of war — the officers retaining their side arms, and all paroled.
Seven men were killed and eighteen wounded--two mortally.
The enemy's loss is not known.
and one hundred and fifty-five of his men arrived off the bar yesterday afternoon on board the Federal
, and were transferred to a river steamer under a flag of truce, and reached here as stated in the first dispatch.
The others were sent up the Sound
from the fort.