l a public meeting, he has done so, and designated Thursday night next.
The "Ready Men" of Norfolk held a meeting this week, and enlisted one hundred men more.
The force is to be divided into eight companies, four of which are to be uniformed.
The organization has rented a drill room, and "expect to be five hundred strong at their next meeting." At their meeting the other night resolutions "expressive of attachment to the Union and the South" were adopted.
The fortifications of Charleston harbor — Activity Therein.
The Charleston Mercury gives a description of the fortifications of the harbor and some account of what is going on in them.--Fort Moultrie is an enclosed water battery, having a front on the south, or water side, of about 300 feet, and a depth of about 240 feet--It is built with salient and re-entering angles on all sides, and is admirably adapted for defence, either from the attack of a storming party, or by regular approaches.
The outer and inner walls are of