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roofed, covered and lined outside with the same material, men will embark both in the gun-boats and launches; more in the latter — they being smaller targets — than in the former. Hawsers will connect the boats with the steamers, which will tow them into Charleston harbor in spite of all Morris Island and the other batteries can do to prevent them. In fact, so enthusiastic are the advocates of this plan, as to the feasibility of carrying it out, that one of them lately remarked to us that Moultrie might play away at the intruders without any more serious result arising from her amusement than the education of Southern artillerists." The New York Express says: As near as can be estimated, about two thousand men were sent from the forts of N. York in the vessels dispatched South. The troops from Texas number twenty-five hundred, and the men-of-war have at least fifteen hundred sailors and marines. This would give the United States the disposal of 6,000 well-drilled, regula