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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The story of the Arkansas. (search)
he two powder divisions. Stephens busied himself passing about the ship, cool and smiling, giving advice here and encouragement there. Our commander, Lieutenant Isaac Newton Brown, passed around the ship, and after making one of his sharp, pithy speeches, returned to his post with glass in hand to get the first sight of the approwere not engaged; but they were not to remain entirely idle. The mustang, summoning courage, shot up as though he would poke us gently in our starboard ribs. Captain Brown divined his intent, and gave notice in time. The starboard battery was trained sharp forward, and as the Queen ranged up, Scales gave her the first shell, foltream, which gave Read his first opportunity—and right well did he use it. His rifles spoke to the purpose, for the enemy hauled down his colors. In an instant Captain Brown announced the fact from the deck, and ordered the firing to cease; but the ship still swinging, gave Wharton and the others a chance at her with the starboard
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The story of the Arkansas. (search)
at Tangipahoa it was determined to ask for the assistance of the Arkansas. Captain Brown was sick at Grenada, and telegraphed Stevens not to go down, as the machineurriedly coaled and provisioned, and men and officers hastened to join her. Captain Brown left his bed to regain his ship, but arrived too late. He subsequently folrkansas up the Yazoo, and when the writer joined her she was at Greenwood. Captain Brown assumed command of her at that place, and fearing that the water would get or the battery we were also very deficient. It was fearfully discouraging, but Brown was undismayed. He summoned the planters from the neighborhood and asked for lch as she was) from almost nothing—the credit for all of which belongs to Isaac Newton Brown, the commander of the vessel. The following is a complete list of the others were attached to her but were not present at the time indicated: I. N. Brown, Mississippi, Commander. Lieutenants—Henry K. Stevens, South Carolina; John
n Savannah, Georgia. They belonged to the 46th New York regiment, and are all Germans but one. It appears that a number of the enemy, said to be between sixty and seventy men, were landed on Wilmington Island. Our men waited their approach, and when within range opened fire on them. One German was killed, another mortally wounded, and thirteen were captured, as above stated. The lieutenants and the remainder of the men effected their escape. On our side, but one man was wounded — Isaac Newton Brown of the 18th Georgia regiment--supposed mortally. The Republican obtains from prisoners the following: They deny that they were drafted, and say they volunteered from sheer necessity. They are nearly all mechanics and laborers and they were forced to go into the army for a support. By way of inducement, they were promised that their families should be cared for, but thus far the latter have received nothing except the small earnings forwarded by themselves. They were worked ha
For hire --By the month or for the remainder of the year, a very good Washer and Ironer. She has a child six years old with her. On accoun of this enoumbrance she will be hired low. Apply Brown & McCLELLAND On the Basin mh28--3w