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er, has failed to accomplish its work. It has returned to Fortress Monroe after an absence of two weeks. The immense number and power of the vessels and guns employed — the long period spent in preparation — the novel expedients that were to be tried — all gave ground for the highest expectation; while the popular estimate of the commander of the fleet and the leader of the army was such as to give the public assumed warranty of success. The further fact that the active operations of Sherman on the line of the Savannah, and the ceaseless watchfulness of Grant on the line of the James, would leave the rebels but a limited land force for the defence of Wilmington, induced the supposition that Butler's co-operating army would have light work. As for a rebel naval force, there were none that could give us a moment's fear. The work to be done; thought really most difficult seemed simple. Fort Fisher, an earth work, stood upon the neck of land which has Cape Fear river on one <
he rebel military civil service left the city. General Hardee's wife and family were left. What line of policy General Sherman will adopt in relation to the inhabitants, to trade and the government of the city, has not yet been developed.--Theditorials appear. Headquarters of the commanding generals. [From the Savannah Loyal Georgian, December 24.] General Sherman has his headquarters at the house of Mr. Charles Green. General Howard's headquarters are at the house of Mr. M General Geary, commandant of the post, has his office in the Bank building, next door to the custom house. General Sherman attended St. John's Episcopal Church. The edifice is located nearly opposite his headquarters. A large number of t feeling prevailed among the worshippers. The city is remarkable for its quietness and good order. A number of General Sherman's troops are now engaged in repairing the railroad from Savannah to Charleston, which was previously destroyed.