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been put to work under Yankee overseers, and were planting corn and would soon commence the planting of cotton; that they were worked from sunrise to sunset, and were not allowed the usual privilege of a "task," as they were under their lawful masters. Fort Macon. The Wilmington Journal, of Friday last, says: We learned yesterday evening from a gentleman who had made the trial to get to Beaufort, that the enemy are all around, in Bogue Sound, on the Banks, at Carolina and Morehead cities and at Beaufort. Their object is, of course, to cut off communication with Fort Macon. Col. White, the commandant of that post, has a good garrison, provisions for full ten months, plenty of ammunition and a stout heart. Fort Macon is not taken yet. Whenever a Yankee goes from Morehead, City to Beaufort or back again, the Colonel gives them a shot. We regret to learn that even in this beleaguered host some traitors were to be found, as there was at least one serpent in Eden.--So