s on Pickens — they were as thick as bees.
I could see them drilling on the beach, and the horses grazing near the fort.
General Bragg has ordered all strangers away, or that they take position in the army.
He has also moved his quarters from the hospital about a mile and a half in the woods.
Two immense Columbiads, each weighing 16,000 pounds, reached West Point, Ga., last Sunday, on their way to Pensacola.
Washington, May 28.--Colonel Butler and Hon. Messrs. Ashley, of Ohio, and Dunn, of Indiana, arrived here to-day from Fortress Monroe, on the Government transport City of Richmond.
All was quiet at the fortress, but some important military movements were in progress.
Yesterday five transport vessels, with 2,500 troops, convoyed by the steamer Harriet Lane, went up Hampton Roads towards the mouth of James River and took possession of Newport News Point, and there entrenched themselves.
The position is one of importance, as it commands the mo