hortcomings were felt in the Army as well as in the Navy, as will appear by the following extract from a report by Captain Wm. S. Burns, Acting-Assistant Adjutant-General on the staff of General A. J. Smith:
Our victory being so complete, Generalon.
He must have been in the main aware of the position and strength of our forces.
Here is another extract from Captain Burns:
The above view is a fair reflection of our own. We, too, felt that General Banks had given up all desire to acqumbers Banks' evidence before the Committee on the conduct of the war, and compares it with the following statement of Captain Burns, he might suspect Banks of the want of ingenuousness which he imputes to others:
I have now come to a subject wloaded on the boats by General Banks' order.
Even the hospital boat Superior is used for that purpose; went out with Captain Burns to convince myself of that fact.
May 1.--The three cotton boats returned, having been fired into.
In a letter