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Morrow, and the 14th Brooklyn, Col. Fowler, the entire force being under command of the former officer. One section of battery B, 4th U. S. artillery, under Lieut. Stewart. The force left camp at 2 P. M. of Wednesday, the 22d, and marched to Port Conway, distant 18 miles, by 10 P. M.--They bivouacked behind the village, and, by direction, built no fires, and kept very quiet. --The approach of our forces was conducted so secretly that our own cavalry pickets in Port Conway were not aware of thPort Conway were not aware of the presence of our men until they marched into the town on Thursday morning. Col. Morrow rested his men until 3½ A M. of the 23d, when he began to construct his pontoons, which had been brought down in wagons to the number of eighteen. The pontoons used were of a new pattern. They are composed of a light frame work, put together at the moment of use, and then set on a large piece of canvass, which is wrapped and looped and tightened around it by means of loopholes and ropes. One of these