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Lieutenant Glassel damaged the New Ironsides. Lieutenant Dixon's attack with the torpedo-boat upon the Housaty as bold, was prepared and carried out, under Lieutenant Dixon, of Mobile, Alabama, with the submarine torpedand crew of the Housatonic were saved, neither Lieutenant Dixon nor any of his associates were ever seen afterear to inspire and justify heroic sacrifices. Lieutenant Dixon and the few who were with him evidently lookedMr. Hunley came from Mobile, bringing with him Lieutenant Dixon, of the Alabama Volunteers, who had successfula trigger contrived to go off by the contact. Lieutenant Dixon made repeated descents in the harbor of Charlefused to permit the boat to be used again; but Lieutenant Dixon, a brave and determined man, having returned tor channels from behind Sullivan's Island, and Lieutenant Dixon readily procured a volunteer crew, his little r-torpedo, and the expedition was undertaken. Lieutenant Dixon, acting with characteristic coolness and reso
g.-Genl. W. M. Gardner, Lake City, Fla.: Announce that War Department has sent to command the troops in Florida Major-General J. P. Anderson, and transfer the command to him. He will assign you to a division. G. T. Beauregard, Genl. Comdg. Charleston, S. C., April 27th, 1864. Genl. S. Cooper, Adjt. and Insp.-Genl., Richmond, Va.: Prisoners report that it was the United States ship-of-war Housatonic, 12 guns, which was sunk in night of 17th instant by the submarine torpedo-boat, Lieutenant Dixon, of Alabama, commanding. There is little hope of safety for that brave man and his associates, however, as they were not captured. G. T. Beauregard, Genl. Comdg. Report of General Joseph Finegan. Headquarters, District East Florida. In the field, twelve miles from Jacksonville, Feb. 26th, 1864. Brig.-Genl. Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff, Charleston, S. C.: General,—For the information of the Commanding General I have the honor to report that on the evening of the 7th February the