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emy on that city. A copy of the Courier, however, which we have received, gives a summary of the recent events there, which gives a clear idea of the character of the feeble and ineffective attempts of the Yankees to capture the "doomed city; " The first demonstration made by the enemy occurred on the night of the first July, at which time a large force of the enemy, commanded by Col. Heiner, of the 103d New York regiment, crossed from Dixon's Island to the peninsula of James Island, at Legare's farm. The next morning a fight took place between that body of the enemy and our picket guard, composed of Blake's 1st S. C. Artillery and a detachment of the Palmetto Siege Train. After having been repulsed several times, with heavy loss, the enemy succeeded, by the aid of greatly superior numbers, in foregoing our feeble line to fall back, with the loss of two guns. On Saturday they landed a column on John's Island. At the dawn of Sunday the active foe attempted to get possession