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o be, very respectfully, your obedient servants, John Slidell. J. M. Mason. George Eustis. J. E. Mcfarland. Captain Wilkes, U. S. Navy, Commanding San Jacinto. Reply of Captain Wilkes. United States steamer San Jacinto, At sea, November 16, 1861. gentlemen: Your letter dated the 9th inst. was handed to me yesterday. I shall transmit it, agreeably to your request, to the Hon. Secretary of the Navy, with my report of the transaction to which it refers. In reply to your wish tort of my report. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Charles Wilkes. Messrs. John Slidell, James M. Mason, George Eustis, and J. E. Mcfarland. Captain Wilkes' final report. United States steamer San Jacinto, At sea, November 16, 1861. sir: In my despatch by Commander Taylor I confined myself to the report of the movements of this ship and the facts connected with the capture of Messrs. Mason, Slidell, Eustis, and McFarland, as I intended to write you particularly rel
Doc. 163. the pursuit of Floyd. Report of General Benham. Fayetteville C. H. Va., Nov. 16, 1861. I have the honor to report as follows in relation to the expedition from which I have this afternoon returned, by the order of General Schenck, from the pursuit of General Floyd, upon the road to Raleigh, by which he escaped by a most rapid and arduous march last night. Upon the night of the 11th inst., while at a kind of bivouac at Loup Creek mouth, where I had been with part of my command, by the directions of General Rosecrans, since the 5th and 6th insts., I received your orders to proceed as early as practicable with the force then at that point, about one thousand five hundred men, of the Tenth, Twelfth, and Thirteenth regiments, to occupy Cotton Hill, there having been previously stationed by his orders, under my directions, the Thirty-seventh regiment of seven hundred men at Loup Creek forks, about four miles up, and in detachments up to ten miles from the mouth of