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The battle at Fort Donelson.Federal Accounts. We make some further extracts from the Yankee newspapers in our possession, which it will be seen, readily admit the desperate fighting on the part of the Confederate troops, at Fort Donelson. The following is an extract from a letter dated Feb. 14, written by a person who witnessed the naval engagement: The flagship St. Louis took the advance, and was hugging the western shore; then came our own (the Louisville,) then the Pittsburgh and Carbondale, in order, as near side by side as was possible, in a river scarcely wide enough for two boats to pass each other. In this order we formed a straight battery of twelve guns in front, while the two gunboats, Conestoga and Lexington, followed in our wake, pouring in their quota of missiles from their bow columbiads at a safe distance. We could see nearly every one of our shots take effect within or near the rebel batteries, the more deadly and certain as we slowly steamed up toward the