Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Belle Isle bayou” in article 4 of The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...federate schooner Purdy, by a launch belonging to the blockading frigate Santee:
Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou , was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites from a launch belonging as they stated to the U. S. frigate Santee.
They were armed with six Minnie rifles, eight cutlasses and a brace of pistols each.
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