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A New Theory Respecting Forts Sumpter And Wagner

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We have, Uirough the Eichmor.d papers, Gh'arlestttn disp'atchia to the 27 th and 28th p'huredny and FndayJ which provo tfrat lbo ttarnirf} wc gave, oor readers a'gkinét áccepting as trufe the# report coming via Wilminirton, North Carolina, that our fortes oeoupied Porta Wagner and Snrnptcr, was nsii!ed. T". t r Fridav, Fort Wagner was nöt in our pAsfeefsion, and, we pires u me, no nttenipt had buen mudo to tafeé lossessioa of Butnpter, which is now óhöless to brth pyarties. 'I'ho rebl dispafch of Thursddy rather indefióitèly alindes to an attáck having been niadt; on tht'ir riflu pits theprevious nip;ht"in oveiwlielniing lrce." Tlio lifle pits in front of Wagner must bo rneant, and the'Tanguago of the d.ispálch indicatoH !h;(t thé was s;iciu-Hsful. Tlio secönd dispa'ch saya that " the lmhmiív is working hard in the tranches i;i iiont of Wurier," and we presume fro'm these tvvo staleinents that Goneral (ü- mora has so pressed forwurd hiá siego worka us to drive the rebels within th) fort and to tiike p'DssessioB ofihoir rifle pits. The bombardmerit of Sumpter aud Wagner, tho rc:bel dïspatobtta say, waa proeeeding Bluirgishly,


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