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a theatre of war within a twelvemonth or less. From the Potomac — a Federal Transport done for. The Fredericksburg Herald, of the 21st inst., says: We have a report that a large transport ship attempted to pass the battery at Cockpit Point, on the Potomac, on Friday, but was brought to by a well-directed fire. The vessel is reported to have been struck — how often we do not know — but with such consequences as induced the very hasty departure of all hands from on board in their small boats, leaving the transport at the mercy of the winds, waves, and Confederates. Unfortunately, our forces at Cockpit Point had no boats with which to go out and bring in the prize, but had sent off to another quarter for small boats. We have not learned any further tidings except that the crew of the transport were taken on board of a tug, which feared an attempt at rescuing the transport. There is evidently much feeling abroad at the escape of the war-ship Pensacola from ou<