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and succumbed. Edisto Island, on which they were captured, is a kind of debatable ground, and the large force which the Yankees maintain there, proves the daring and courage of those who assail their pickets within such easy distance of their camp. We had thought that the times were not propitious for like enterprisesoin Georgia, but no sooner had the idea crossed my mind than the 13th Georgia regiment proves it unwarranted. Yesterday a scouting party from that regiment passed from Whitemarsh across to Wilmington Island, and fortunately came up with a load of Yankees, whom they soon disposed of satisfactorily, having killed one, mortally wounded two, and captured eighteen, together with their barge and a six pound bronze gun. The enemy will become so wary after a while I fear our boys will not be able to approach them within good rifle distance. There have been many reports afloat about the city relative to an attack on Fort Pulasid. I have already mentioned my source of