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the latter. The spinal column of the rebellion is undoubtedly broken just in the small of the back, at the railroad bridge over the Tennessee River. The great medicine-man, Beauregard, comes west too late for a cure. We are looking for important news from above to-night. A boat may get down before midnight with the rebel prisoners on board, and satisfactory information from Gen. Wallace's movements. Yours, etc., G. W. F. General Tilghman's official report. Fort Henry, February 9, 1862. Col. W. W. Mackall, A. A. General, C. S. A., Bowling Green: sir: Through the courtesy of Brig.-Gen. U. S. Grant, commanding Federal forces, I am permitted to communicate with you in relation to the result of the action between the Fort under my command at this place, and the Federal gunboats, on yesterday. At eleven o'clock and forty minutes on yesterday morning, the enemy engaged the Fort with seven gunboats, mounting fifty-four guns. I promptly returned their fire with the eleve
to his department. I have the honor to be, General, your obedient servant, A. E. Burnside, Brig.-General Commanding Department of North-Carolina. Report of Com. Goldsborough. U. S. Flag-steamer Philadelphia, off Roanoke Island, February 9, 1862. Roanoke Island is ours. The military authorities struck to us yesterday. Their means of defence were truly formidable, and they were used with a determination worthy of a better cause. They consisted of two elaborately-constructed wor slightly; Wm. H. Jennings, slightly. Company A, M. C. West, slightly. Comany F, H. D. Allen, George Grant, J. B. Lake, and Francis Card, slightly. Letter from Col. Maggi. headquarters Twenty-First Regt. Mass. Vols., Roanoke Island, February 9, 1862. To Brig.-Gen. Reno: On Friday, the seventh, at five P. M., my regiment disembarked. I formed the line rapidly, and in good order. Then Gen. Parke came in your name, and asked from my regiment a company of skirmishers, in order to go in
Doc. 31.-test of the mortar-boats. Missouri Democrat account. Cairo, February 9, 1862. in respect to the efficiency of the mortar-boats constructed at St. Louis, at the suggestion of General Fremont, there have been many doubts in the minds of well-meaning persons, including a number of army and navy officers. They have been thought clumsy, insufficient in their bulwarks, incapable of bearing the heavy mortars designed for them, and beyond all question incapable of resisting the terrible concussion which would attend the firing of a thirteen-inch shell. All these opinions and prognostications have been overthrown to-day, by the experiment made under the superintendence of Captain Constable, and before a committee of three, composed of himself, Capt. Kilty, of the gunboat Mound City, and Capt. Dove, of the gunboat Louisville. One of the mortar-boats, No. Thirty-five, was taken in tow this morning, by three steam-tugs, and conveyed to a point a few hundred yards be