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Latest from the North.latest from Port Royal.eight thousand more Federal troops for Savannah--twelve regiments to March inland.river obstructions removed.Lincoln's to-day brings the Baltimore Republican, of the 14th inst. Accounts from Port Royal up to the 10th inst. says the fleet are en route from Port Royal towards SavaPort Royal towards Savannah, and was expected to land 8,000 troops by Monday night. The Federal forces have destroyed the water pipes leading to the city. The piles driven in the river hav feet below the surface. Twelve regiments are under marching orders to leave Port Royal on Monday, inland to the railroad, and thence to Charleston. Three regimentse vicinity of Edisto Island. A large number of regiments are arriving at Port Royal together with heavy ordnance. Many buildings are being created at Port RoyalPort Royal, including a large hospital. Whiskey is selling at Beaufort and Hilton Head at eighteen dollars per gallon. The steamer Baltic was soon to leave for New York, with
rn that part of the naval and military expedition destined for operations against Savanban had taken its departure, and the rest was preparting to follow. The names of the transport vessels whish act as pioneers to the expedition, are the Bosion; Delaware, and Cosmopolitan, The transports were accompanied by six tugboats for the special purpose of debarking troops. The troops are in excelient health, and appear anxious to have a desh at the rebela. The negroes in the vicinity of Port Royal were ransacking the plantations and the dwellings of their masters, and whaterver they could not convert to some bensficial purpose they destroyed. All the cotton they could lay their hands upon they were disposing of for a mere nothing. This the rebels to a great degree. About 4,000 of these people were in quarters at Head. Gen. Hunter's expedition Leavenworth, Feb. 11, 1862. --The greatest activity prevails at Fort Leavenworth in making preparations for the expedition t
r to make the blockade complete. When the war was ended the removal of all these obstructions would be a more matter of expense; there would be no great difficulty in removing them effectually. Besides, as had already been done in the case of Port Royal, the United States would open better harbors than those which they closed. I asked Mr. Seward whether the principal entrance to Charleston harbor had not been recently closed altogether by vessels sunk by order of this Government; an Reinforcements have gone forward from Danville and Somerset to support General Thomas in his movement on Knoxville. The statement of an escaped Confederate soldier. I have been conversing this morning with Mr. Wm. Barr, who came from Port Royal a few days ago. Mr. Barr is a citizen of Philadelphia, and has been residing in the South for some years. He went to Savannah nearly three years since, where he was employed in the house of Messrs. Williams & Roach.--Before the war broke out h