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ooklyn, which left Hampton Roads Friday for Fort Pickens, with two companies U. S. Artillery, is neaat the U. S. Marine Hospital, just opposite Fort Pickens, and about a mile and seven-eighths of a mirter. It is a mile and a half distant from Fort Pickens. Fort McCree is still further south, and is a mile and an eighth of a mile from Fort Pickens.--We are in possession of all the military positions except Fort Pickens. It is on Santa Rosa Island, which is forty miles long, and about one mile wide. We can distinctly see the cannon on Fort Pickens from our piazza. Nearly all the guns have be and prevent any vessels from coming inside Fort Pickens.--At Fort Barrancas we have mounted about te mounted, unless it has been done to-day. Fort Pickens mounts 215 guns, and requires a garrison ofd by military discipline. The commander of Fort Pickens is Lieutenant Slimmer, of New England. He tside, ready to assist in the defence. Fort Pickens is a very strong position. On the water si
The Brooklyn's destination. A dispatch from Washington says: Colonel Hayne received a telegraphic dispatch last evening from Governor Pickens.-- Everything was quiet and peaceful. They had heard of the departure of the steamer Brooklyn for the South with United States troops, which caused considerable excitement. The authorities accordingly telegraphed to ex-President Tyler to ascertain the facts, and whether any reinforcements had been sent by Government to Fort Sumter. Ex-President Tyler addressed a note to the President asking him whether reinforcements had been sent to Fort Sumter. The President in his reply said he was not aware that any reinforcements had been sent there. He did not give the ex-President, however, any information respecting the movements of the Brooklyn. The destination of the Brooklyn is supposed to be Fort Pickens.