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The expected attack on Mobile

--The Mobile press is fully expectant of an attack there. The Tribune has the following speculations and intelligence relative to if, which are interesting just now:

‘ The telegraph news yesterday informed us that the enemy has evacuated Corinth. Very extensive works were put up there. He has not evacuated it because it was --did it unquestionably voluntarily. For Pillow it is also reported, has been evacuated. It was in no danger, and also was evacuated voluntarily. Island No.60. too, has into the possession of our threes.--That, also, could have been held. What does all this imply. Why, evidently, that the enemy has other uses for the forces necessary to hold those places, and expects to use them to a better purpose elsewhere.

Gen. Sherman, at the last accounts, was on the Mississippi, coming down with heavy and transports. What does that mean? We suppose that those transports are carrying the troops which were employed in holding the places above named. They are coming down for what. There is no fined for them for the defence of Vicksburg. Fort Hudson, or New Orleans. We have not the slightest doubt that all these movements are making for the purpose of gathering a force to assail Mobile. That an attack is to be made, although it seems to us to be self evident, it corroborated by a letter (dated 16th inst.) which we received yesterday from Richmond, enclosing an extract from a letter received by a high authority in that city from Annapolis. It is as follows. The delay which the date implies only shows the difficulty of sending information from beyond the Yankee lines:

"Annapolis, Dec. 2d, 1863.

Dear Sir.
* * * I give you the important information that you may communicate it to you. Government that Mobile is undoubtedly to be at tacked by sea. Farragut has been ordered there and it is supposed his game will be to rush the forts, as he did at New Orleans, and then if the Rebs have not iron clads within the observations, the city will be at his mercy. This may be relied on. A resigned officer of the navy was told so by an officer who is to belong to the squadron, and who rook it for granted that his listener was as loyal as himself. You may rely upon the accuracy of this, has be very careful not to implicate, even over there, any of us. The news of it may get here and so perfect is the detective system that no one knows not that his intimate friend is not a spy."

The writer of this of course, knows nothing of the movements of Gen. Sherman. He only expected a water attack. now indicate there is a probability that it will be made by land and water.

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