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le you to give the earliest authentic information at these headquarters, or to the officers under my command. I desire to assure you that the utmost protection in my power will be given to you all. G. T. Beauregard, Brigadier-General Commanding. Three days before, and in utter unconsciousness of the fulmination which Beauregard was preparing, Gen. McDowell, in command of our forces in his front, had issued the following: Headquarters Department of N. E. Virginia, Arlington, June 2d, 1861. General order No. 4.--Statements of the amount, kind, and value, of all private property taken and used for Government purposes, and of the damage done in any way to private property, by reason of the occupation of this section of the country by the United States troops, will, as soon as practicable, be made out and transmitted to department Headquarters of brigades by the commanders of brigades, and officers in charge of the several fortifications. These statements will exhibit:
XXXVI. on the seaboard and Ocean. The privateer Savannah the Petrel-Fort Hatteras Pensacola and Pickens the Sumter Hollins's Ram exploit Dupont and Sherman's expedition capture of Port Royal the Trent case surrender of Mason and Slidell. on Sunday, June 2d, 1861, while the Minnesota, then blockading the harbor of Charleston, was looking after a suspicious vessel that was observed to the southward, a little schooner of some fifty tuns, carrying an ugly-looking 18-pounder mounted on a swivel amidships, and manned by twenty-two men, of whom not more than half could find room at once under the shelter of her deck, slipped out from under the lee of Fort Sumter, by the north channel, taking first a northward course, so as to allay suspicion on board the blockader, but intending to stretch boldly across the Gulf Stream to Great Abaco, and lie in wait near the Hole-in-the-Wall for unarmed Yankee merchantmen trafficking between Northern ports and Cuba. She was lucky