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Henry Wright, (ordinary seaman,) and Robert Emerson, (landsman) did nobly, and I am proud to have such men under my command; the Quarter-Gunner David Morrow was killed. The battery constituting the Second division is in perfect order — not a gun injured. I am, respectfully, your obedient servant, George Mundy, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant Commanding Second Division. Lieutenant Commander L. A. Kimberly, Executive Officer U. S. Flag-Ship Hartford. U. S. flag-ship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Aug. 6, 1861. sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the conduct of the officers and men of the Third division during the engagement of yesterday with Fort Morgan, the rebel gunboats, and the ram. When the drum beat to quarters, every man was at his station instantly, and the guns cleared for action. We were unable to bring our guns to bear until nearly abreast of the Fort. We then fired with ten-inch shell and forty degrees of elevation. The fire was kept up with great rapid
, except as to slaves and where the rights of third parties shall have intervened, notwithstanding such property may, by reason of those acts of rebellion, have been subject to confiscation under the provisions of the confiscation acts of sixth of August, 1861, chapter 60, and seventeenth July, 1862, chapter 195. For, without adverting to any other source of power in the President to restore or protect their rights of property, the thirteenth section of the act of seventeenth July, 1862, authorellion, was to vest the President with full power to relieve such persons, on such conditions as he should prescribe, from the penalty of loss of their property by confiscation. Although the proceedings for confiscation under the acts of August sixth, 1861, and July seventeenth, 1862, are in rem, against the property seized, yet, under both acts, the ground of condemnation is the personal guilt of the owner, in aiding the rebellion. By the pardon and amnesty, not only is the punishment of th