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Doc. 1.-the fight at Pensacola. January 1, 1862. A correspondent gives the following description of the fight at Pensacola: On the morning of the 1st inst. a small rebel steamer was observed from Fort Pickens making her way towards the navy-yard. She behaved in a very defiant manner, some on board waving a rebel flag, which seemed to say, You dare not fire at me. This was not to be borne with patience, as Colonel Brown had frequently warned General Bragg that the presence of these steamers would not be put up with. As she approached, Fort Pickens opened upon her, when she retreated at double-quick time. The fire from Fort Pickens was immediately answered from all the rebel batteries and the engagement became general. The firing was kept up throughout the day, and at night Pickens maintained a slow fire from the thirteen-inch mortars, which was hotly returned by the rebels. About eleven P. M. a fire broke out in the navy-yard, which continued throughout the night, and
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 2.-fight at Port Royal, S. C. January 1, 1862. (search)
Doc. 2.-fight at Port Royal, S. C. January 1, 1862. Report of Flag officer S. P. Dupont. Flag ship Wabash, Port Royal harbor, January 4, 1862. sir: I have the honor to inform the department, that the attention of General Sherman and myself has been drawn for some time past to the design of the enemy to shut up our trooanding South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. The part taken by the Michigan troops. headquarters Eighth Michigan regiment, main land, Port Royal Ferry, January 1, 1862-8 P. M. Brigadier-General Stevens: sir: I have the honor to report that, in compliance with your order, this regiment was safely landed at the Adams House,o days after his discomfiture, proves how severe that discomfiture must have been. vagabond. Report of the killed and wounded of the Second brigade, E. C., Jan. 1, 1862. Amasa Watson, Major, Eighth Michigan, gunshot wound in left thigh. Ira Armstrong, private, Company A, Eighth Michigan, gunshot wound in right thigh.