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e Rebel ram Albemarle disables our vessels Wessells surrenders the Albemarle fights our fleet off the mouth of the Roanoke is beaten off by them blown up by Lt. Cushing Plymouth retaken wild's raid into Camden county. the XXXVIIIth Congress having assembled, Dec. 7, 1863. and the House been organized by the friends of t retreat, and never cared to renew the encounter. Months afterward, she was still 8 miles up the Roanoke, lying at a dock, behind a barricade of logs, when Lt. Wm. B. Cushing slipped Oct. 27. up the river in a steam-launch and, under a fierce fire from the monster, lowered a torpedo-boat, rowed it to and under the overhang of red it, at the same instant that one of the enemy's shots crashed through the torpedo-boat, utterly destroying it. The launch likewise was instantly disabled; but Cushing, spurning every call to surrender, ordered his men to save themselves as they best could; himself dropping into the water and swimming down stream half a mile, wh