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arleston. --"Ora," of the Mobile Tribune, writes from Charleston: During the revolution of '76, when the British attacked Charleston, they came up the Stono river and North Edisto Inlet to Rantoul's, which is one mile from the Savannah Railroad, and twelve from Charleston. They surprised General Moultrie at Stono, at whiStono, at which battle the brave Colonel Jawrehee was killed. The British headed the Ashley river at the ferry, nine miles above Charleston, and attacked our fortifications at Charleston Neck, which they carried after a siege of five weeks, and compelled the city of Charleston to capitulate from famine. This portion of our present fortificatit a hard road to travel, as we have a line of fortifications at this point protecting the passage of Ranfoul's Creek, and a second line covering an inundation from Stono to the Ashley, the strength of which the enemy will find out on exploration. A third line covers all the bridges communicating with Charleston, and all the ferrie