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us night. This man, being a resident of this neighborhood, had a thorough knowledge of the river, the location and the nature of the obstructions in it, and subsequently his services became very valuable. About twelve or thirteen miles from Pig Point, at the mouth of the western branch, we found a second obstruction, consisting of a row of piles driven in clumps of twos and threes across the channel, and connected by heavy chains. Behind these logs the hulls of small vessels, loaded with h. A. S. Sanders, of the Third New-York volunteers, all under command of Major Abel Smith; for I wished to make a reconnaissance up the west bank of the river. I left at nine o'clock P. M. At Halloway's Point, about half-way between Suffolk and Pig Point, a large, substantially-built pier afforded accommodation for landing to a steamer. Accordingly, at half-past 10 o'clock I disembarked the whole force, with the exception of ten men and a corporal of the Third New-York volunteers, and six men