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ports from New Orleans, to which considerable credence appears to be attached, state that Beauregard has joined Hood at Atlanta with twenty thousand men. A Confederate force, over two thousand strong, has occupied Morganfield, Kentucky, and is menacing the border towns of Indiana. General Carrington has made a requisition on Governor Morton for twenty-five thousand men. Various other captures by the Confederate steamer Tallahassee are reported. Mrs. William Key Howard, of Baltimore, has been sentenced by a military commission to be conveyed beyond the Union lines for transmitting contraband information to the rebels. Nothing definite from the Shenandoah Valley. The dispatches from Grant's army are unimportant. A deserter from the rebel army, a Massachusetts man, reports that Kershaw's division, of Longstreet's corps, has gone up the Valley, and it is believed that General Lee has gone in the same direction. The latest gold quotation in New York is 256.
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s and in the direction of the main land of the western shore of the bay. It is built on an artificial island, directly on Grant's pass, which it was designed to defend — that pass leading into Pascagoula sound and the lakes in the direction of New Oel to the Gulf, and by this alone Farragut's fleet can get to sea. He can only bring light vessels and transports through Grant's pass. Fort Gaines was of no practical value in the defence of the bay. It adds to the facilities and convenience of thres of the bay so as to prevent the enemy from making a water base near the city for the advance of an army. The loss of Grant's pass gives the enemy this advantage. That is, he can now sail up the bay with his transports, loaded with supplies andn he does this, he has to encounter the inner line of defences. When he does that, he is no nearer to taking Mobile than Grant is to taking Petersburg; Sherman, Atlanta; or Foster, Charleston. In other words, this city is a long ways from "going u