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us down to Fort McRae, and we have to learn the artillery drill, because we are the best drilled company in the whole volunteer force now stationed here. We have about 8,000 troops here, and more are arriving every day. Everybody welcomed us heartily when we arrived at Pensacola, as they had heard and read so much about us, and said we were welcome to anything they had. Some of our mess are on guard, and the rest of them cleaning up a parade ground. Gen. Bragg says he can take Fort Pickens with the forces he has in four hours. We have some of the best batteries in the whole of North America. Our men will take charge of four 10-inch columbiads, throwing 128 pound balls; four 8-inch, throwing 100 pound balls; and will be behind a breastwork about 20 feet thick, including wall and sand-bags. We will in a few days have here two of the greatest Generals in the world--Gens. Bragg and Beauregard. We have also the best Engineer — that is, the man who superintends the making
Fort Pickens. --A report, which lacks confirmation, has reached us that Fort Pickens has been captured by the Southern army, after a desperate fight and a heavy loss of life. Fort Pickens. --A report, which lacks confirmation, has reached us that Fort Pickens has been captured by the Southern army, after a desperate fight and a heavy loss of life.
t for Richmond. Adams' Express Company has refused to take valuable packages outside of the Confederate States. There is great excitement in consequence of the news from Baltimore. Pryor is speaking to a large crowd in front of the Exchange Hotel. Above $8,000,000 of the Confederate loan has been taken. I am informed that an attack on Fort Pickens is momentarily expected. There is a rumor in the city that the commander of Fort Pickens has demanded the evacuation of the forts. t for Richmond. Adams' Express Company has refused to take valuable packages outside of the Confederate States. There is great excitement in consequence of the news from Baltimore. Pryor is speaking to a large crowd in front of the Exchange Hotel. Above $8,000,000 of the Confederate loan has been taken. I am informed that an attack on Fort Pickens is momentarily expected. There is a rumor in the city that the commander of Fort Pickens has demanded the evacuation of the forts.