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them carrying the square flag at the fore, (probably Commodore Tatnall's,) came to anchor at the mouth of the creek. They hfter eleven, the five steamers composing the fleet of Commodore Tatnall (as it is supposed) attempted to pass down the river agement, which lasted less than half an hour, was, that Com. Tatnall, and one of his squadron, were driven back; the other tjuncture the rebels at Savannah became alarmed, and Corn. Tatnall, with five gunboats, appeared in the stream. Tatnall's flTatnall's fleet was about half way between the two divisions of the Federal naval force, and distant from each of them nearly two miles. the sight intervened, and a firing immediately commenced. Tatnall's double object was, to drive out the gunboats under Capt.lly annoy them. But this was not the case; Davis returned Tatnall's fire vigorously, and is believed to have done one or morsmoke, and favored by a knowledge of the channel, three of Tatnall's boats succeeded in reaching Fort Pulaski and discharging
s captured in the North-carolina waters were found their book of naval signals, uniform-books, many despatches, log-books, together with their naval-register, containing a list of all their officers who deserted the flag of the Union to take service in the insurgent navy. All these papers and documents were transmitted by Com. Goldsborough to the Navy Department. The following list of the navy is among them: Captains. Law. Rousseau,Geo. N. Hollins, French Forrest,D. N. Ingraham, Josiah Tatnall,Samuel Barron, V. M. Randolph,Wm. F. Lynch, Frank Buchanan,Isaac S. Sterett. commanders. Sidney S. Lee,John K. Mitchell, Wm. C. Whittle,Mat. F. Maury, Robt. D. Thorburn,Raphael Semmes, Robt. G. Robb,John R. Tucker, Wm. W. Hunter,Thomas J. Page, Henry K. Hoff,George Minor, Ebenezer Farrand,Robt. F. Pinkney, H. K. Thatcher,Thos. R. Rootes, John S. Missroon,H. J. Hartstene, Richard L. Page,J. L. Henderson, Frederick Chatard,Wm. T. Muse, Arthur Sinclair,Thos. T. Hunter, C. H
had left are returning, and they are sending the negroes and cotton inland, and are moving all the cash money to Macon. They threaten to burn the city if they should be unable to hold it, and are in daily expectation of our attack. They had given up the idea of defending the Savannah River by torpedoes, because one of the principal men who was sinking them got drowned while down in a diving-bell, and now talk of piling the river across. He knows of a raft near Fort Jackson, near which Tatnall is, on board the Savannah, (late Everglade.) When he was last near Thunderbolt (some time since) they had eight guns mounted. There is a battery (number of guns unknown) at Costan's bluff, and they said that they were mounting guns at the old fort above Fort Jackson, below the gas-house, and near the first ferry wharf; but he knows little of this part of the river, having been a fisherman around about White bluff and Green Island, but more recently waiting on the soldiers. All the ap