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Louisiana, from Norfolk: Dr. Johns, for many years a surgeon in the United States Army, came up in the boat. The Doctor was on duty at Old Point, and strongly affiliating with the South, forwarded his resignation to the commandant, but that officer did not feel at liberty under the circumstances even to notice it. Dr. Johns is determined not to serve any longer in the United States Army. Mrs. Commodore Pendergrast, whose husband is in command of the frigate Cumberland, left in the Louisiana for the fortress, and returned in the boat yesterday. All the women and children within the fortress — and the number was considerable — as well as the citizens residing outside of the works, in the houses and cottages, have also been required to remove therefrom. They were carried away in a steamer chartered for that purpose, and the most of them appeared to have retired to Virginia. Several vessels which have been detained at the fortress are still there. One was a steamer of the Parker Vein fine. At Norfolk the troops were all under arms, and in sufficient numbers to defend the place.
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