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ow so well fortified and so handsomely improved, depended the safety of the "old borough," and of Portsmouth and the surrounding country in 1813, and should Lincoln's war vessels open upon our fortifications, our safety may again, in a great measure, depend upon the strength and power of its batteries. Now, as in the last war with Great Britain, it is supposed the enemy may attempt a landing at some point on the bay shore; but the attempt, nearly half a century ago, was, unfortunately for John Bull's fighting men, made at Craney Island, which, as is well known, was defended in a manner that reflected lasting honor upon the noble band of heroes who took part in that important battle, as well as upon the State and country at large. The bravery and enthusiasm exhibited by our small force on that occasion, and the complete success of the day, rendered the repulse one among the most decisive that occurred during the war. The enemy had an armed force of 4,000 men, 2,600 of whom succeeded
on. Flying sheets. Four Inscriptions for a Monument, To be Erected in Virginia, on the Scene of the Great Stampede of the Federal Army, July 21, 1861. First face.[by the Times' special correspondent.]Bull Run. Bull Run? Which Bull? Write out the name in full. That when posterity the tale shall con. She may be thoroughly aware the Bull That made the run, was Jonathan, not John. Second face.[by a Yankee Volunteer.]Manassas Junction. I Jonathan, here oe most go-ahead of nations: and after hearing how they went ahead in running from Bull Run. we cannot well dispute there being some ground for their boast. The Run upon Washington. The defeat of the Federal forces at Bull Run will, it is said, lead to a change of the name of the rivulet so heretofore denominated. Those who are apt to boast that they whipped Bull have now been whipped themselves. Bull Run that was, therefore, we understand, is henceforth to be called Jonathan's run.