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Important from the coast. --Our Savannah correspondent has already furnished a comprehensive account of the situation of affairse on the coast; yet some additional information, which we get from the Savannah Republican, cerived from a passenger who had been at Fernandina, will be read with interest. He learned from a gentleman who reached Jackson ville a short time before he left, and who effected his escape from Fernandina by wading through the marsh, and swimming over to the main, the following items: Immediately after the lauding of the Federals, they went to work pillinging the houses of those who had deserted them and fled. Those who remained they did not disturb, many of whom professed to be Unionists, among them this informant. By pretending to be a staunch Union man, he managed to get information from the Federal officers that their intention is to lay Savannah and Charleston in askes in less than thirty days; that they were expecting the arrival of ten thoroughly fro