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The National Crisis. From Fort Pickens--The Laws of the Southern Confederacy--Another Church Division --Letter from Bishop Hopkins, &c., &c. from Fort Pickens. A dispatch from Washington says: Lieut. Gilman, one of the officers in command of Fort Pickens, arrived here this evening with dispatches from Lieut. Slemmer and the commander of vessels off Pensacola to the government. He left Pensacola on Saturday evening, having received a passport from Major Chase, who is in co
that he had ample supplies for three months. There are twelve hundred troops at Pensacola, and they are threatening every hour to make an attack on Fort Pickens.
It is all that Major Chase and others in command can do to restrain them.
Lieut. Gilman says he would not be surprised if an attack was made at any moment, and it is very probable, owing to the limited number in the fort, that they would take it before the Brooklyn could throw her troops into the fort.
If they take it at all, h