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From Fortress Monroe

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Tho steamer Cunibcrknd arrivid hero th's moru:ng from Wilmington, North Carolina, the 23d, wilh about 400 of our rcleased prisooers, takeo bv our troops at tho capture ot Wilraington. it appears by advices brought by tlie Cumberhind t hut thoid is uo Irutli n tho reporled arrival of a portion ol General Shcnnan's force at Wilrnington, or even that. ar junetion Iiud been t'fiected with General Schofield's army. Gen Schufield. wilh a part of his nrmy, bad advanced about ten miles out 2rom Wilmingtön and met with frequent fcsi-tuiice from prowling bands oí guerrillas :nd íinall detaelunents of tlio onsmy, wlio aj'.peaied to be ever on the alert to piek up stiagglers belonging to hia corainand. The rebels were also nctively endcavoring to eut off Ilie suppües thich were left at WHmingtoD Onder a stroi g guard, for the use ol bis troops. Notbing of tbo lu'iveiacnts of ShnaaB was ;iioü in WilnringtaO,, though it was anticipat(d tb:it General Tony would soon resumo actÍTe ni(Jvemeutö in aid of the campaign in North Carolina. Rear Admiral Porter arrived bere yenterday and proceeded to Washington.


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Michigan Argus