s Jackson and St. Philip.
United States Flag-Ship Hartford, at anchor off New Orleans, April 25, 1862.
Sir — I have the honor to inform the department that on the 24th instant, at about half-roe, Mayor. Flag-officer D. G. Farragut, United States Flag-Ship Hartford.
City Hall, April 25, 1862. Honorable Common Council:
Gentlemen: At half-past 1 o'clock to-day I was waited upon by ideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy.
United States Gun-Boat, Cayuga, Off New Orleans, April 25, 1862.
Flag-Officer--Your boldly-conceived and splendidly-executed plan of battle having resultates gun-boat Kineo.
United States Gun-Boat Kineo, Mississippi River, above the forts, April 25, 1862.
Sir — I have the honor to report that, on arriving close under the guns of Fort St. Philed States Steamer Harriet Lane.
United States Steamer Harriet Lane. Mississippi River, April 25, 1862.
Sir — In obedience to your order, I beg leave to submit the following report of the part<
st her, but, in doing so, showed his spirit of adventure, risking his life and the lives of his men, and then escaping with his crew, arms, provisions and clothing, setting fire to his vessel and training her guns upon the enemy so that she might give them a broadside as she went out of existence.
Among the captures made by co-operating vessels of the North Atlantic squadron was that of Fort Macon, Beaufort Harbor, N C. A combined expedition of the Army and Navy attacked this place on April 25, 1862, and after a bombardment of some hours, by land and sea, the American flag was hoisted over the fort.
The naval part of the expedition consisted of the following vessels under the command of Commander Samuel Lockwood:
Steamer Daylight (flag-ship).
Steamer State of Georgia.--Commander J. F. Armstrong.
Steamer Chippewa.--Lieutenant-Commander A. Bryson.
Bark Gemsbok.--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Edward Cavendy.
Steamer Ellis.--Lieutenant-Commander C. L. Franklin.