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r flag, tents, and camp equipage, formed a part of the spoils. The Varuna, having safely passed the forts, found herself amid a nest of Rebel steamers, Commander Boggs's official report. into which she plunged, firing broadsides at each as she passed it, exploding the boiler of the first, which appeared to be crowded with trhe trees ; her guns all the time at work crippling the Morgan, which was making feeble efforts to get up steam. When the water had risen over his gun-trucks, Commander Boggs turned his attention to getting the wounded and crew out of his vessel. The Oneida, seeing her sinking, had rushed to her assistance; but Boggs waved her on Boggs waved her on to the Morgan, which, already in flames, surrendered; she had lost over 50 of her crew killed and wounded, and was set on fire by her commander, who left his wounded to the flames. Fifteen minutes after she struck, the Varuna was on the bottom, with only her top-gallant forecastle out of water. Her crew gained the shore, losing e