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Doc. 62.-expedition to bear bluff, S. C. Lieut. Com. Rhind's report. United States steamer Crusader, North-Edisto, March 3, 1862. sir: On the twenty-third instant I received information that the enemy were building a battery at Bear Bluff, opposite White Point. On the night of the twenty-fourth, accompanied by Lieut. Prentiss, I went up in our dingey, with three men, and landed without being discovered by the guard. Lieut. Prentiss and I went up and found the battery in an unfinished state, and looking about us discovered the magazine, found two of the picket-guard asleep in it, got one musket out from beside them without awakening them, returned to the boat and brought up two of the men to secure them. In doing so, I regret to say one of them was shot through the head, and instantly killed — the pistol in my hand going off accidentally in the struggle. We carried both to the boat, and escaped without discovery. The picket-guard at the battery that night consisted
Doc. 63.-occupation of Nashville, Tenn. Official report of Lieut. Bryant. Nashville, February 25, 1862. Flag-Officer A. H. Foote, Commanding Flotilla Western Waters: sir: Uncertain that my letter of the twenty-third instant reached you, I repeat that I departed from Clarksville for this point by the request of Brig.--Gen. Smith, commanding at Clarksville, and arrived here this morning, preceded by seven steamboats conveying an army commanded by Brig.-Gen. Nelson. The troops landed without opposition. The banks of the river are free from hostile forces. The railroad and suspension bridges here are all destroyed. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. C. Bryant, Lieutenant Commanding. General Buell's order. The following is the order of Gen. Buell to his soldiers when that officer entered Nashville: General orders, no. 13. headquarters Department of the Ohio, Nashville, Tenn., February 26, 1862. The General Commanding congratulates his troop
ly had he concealed himself, that at eight o'clock A. M., on the twenty-third, nothing was visible but the same force under Ashby, which had b battle which was fought near Winchester, Va., on Sunday, the twenty-third inst., between the forces composing this division, which I had the rebel forces under Gen. Jackson. Early in the morning of the twenty-third, the enemy commenced the attack, advancing from Kernstown, and oana Volunteers in the battle at Winchester, Virginia, on the twenty-third instant. About one o'clock P. M., pursuant to your order, the regimy Gen. Banks; and yet if he and his command had been here on the twenty-third, you would have heard nothing of a fight, because our wily enemyauspicious and decisive victory gained over the rebels on the twenty-third inst. The division has already achieved a renown against superior fs division, upon the glorious victory achieved by them on the twenty-third inst., near Winchester, Va. They defeated an enemy whose forces out
aval forces under his command. The following is the report of the successful accomplishment of the work: U. S. Steamer Commodore Perry, off Elizabeth City, N. C., April 26. sir: In obedience to your orders I left this place on the twenty-third inst., in the Lockwood, with the Whitehead and Putnam, in company, each with an officer and a detachment of men on board, the Lockwood towing the wrecking schooner Emma Slade, with the apparatus for blowing up the banks to block up the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal at the mouth of the North River. We were joined by the Shawsheen, having in tow a schooner which had been sent the day before to Roanoke Island, to be filed with sand. On the afternoon of the twenty-third, fifty men were landed on each bank, while a launch with a heavy twelve-pounder was sent up the canal, and with this force we moved up two miles, examining the banks to find the best place for operations. I concluded to place the obstructions near the mouth, that the m