to scatter their forces along the exposed points, and thus prevent them concentrating a large force at any one position.
The following is a list of the officers employed in the expedition:
Colonel, Charles K. Graham; Assistant-Surgeon, J. Theodore Calhoun; Quartermaster, Wm. O'Kell, Acting Aid; Lieut. C. W. Squier, Company F, Acting Aid; Capt. George Quarterman, Company C, Acting Major; Capt. A. Wilkinson, Company I; Capt. George A. Morey, Company E; Capt. Henry M. Allen, Company B; Capt. Wthe gunboats, which have attempted to set fire to it with shell, but in vain.
The doors and windows were barricaded, so as to afford a good shelter for riflemen.
No person was, however, found in it.
As soon as the shots were fired, Assistant-Surgeon Calhoun was put on shore ready to render any assistance to the wounded that might be needed, and the whole force was speedily landed under the able direction of Capt Street, of the Dana, and master's mate, John McMillan, of the Island Belle; fo