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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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ng upon her iron surface. At eleven o'clock A. M., one of the Patrick Henry's eight-inch solid shot passed into her bow port; immediately the smoke rushed out of her own ports, showing, evidently, that she was on fire. We gave her three hearty cheers as she slipped her cables and moved down the river. Our pickets heard her captain say to one of the other gunboats that she was in a sinking condition. Our sharp-shooters did good service, picking off every man who showed himself. There is no doubt we struck them a hard blow. The last that was seen of them they were steaming down the river. Every officer and man performed their duties with coolness and determination, and it would be doing injustice to many if I should mention or particularize any. Capt. Drury and his company fought their guns with great effect. casualties.--Seven killed, among them Midshipman Carroll, and eight wounded. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Eben Farrand, C. S.N., Commanding Post.
, conducted themselves nobly and to my entire satisfaction. Too much praise cannot be awarded the soldiers, every one acting like a hero. My Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Lieut. George A. Vandegrift, and Aids, and Lieuts. F. G. Fitzwilliam and H. E. Spencer, were of great service to me during the day, coolly and bravely carrying my orders to all parts of the field. Major Johnston, Tenth Wisconsin, Capt. Berryhill, Acting Major, Second Ohio, Captain John Herrel, Second Ohio, and Captain Drury, Ninety-fourth Ohio, fell, gallantly fighting at their posts. I thought proper to mention other regiments as they became attached to my command, during the progress of the action, through the loss of their brigade commanders. I also send you reports of regiments which were not under my immediate eye, during part of the day. The following is the loss of the brigade:  Commiss'd Officers.Non.-com. and Privates.  Killed.Wounded.Killed.Wounded.Missing. 2d Ohio,23257710 33d Ohio, 42
the people, six or seven thousand in number and containing at least one thousand fighting men, were rising and turning out armed — there were but five or six Union families in the city. We had not the sign of artillery but a little bell-muzzled piece Col. Andrews had patched up at Donelson and brought along — a grapeshot could not be put in its chamber; we have no ammunition for that! Under these circumstances we thought it madness to hold out, and we unanimously advised Colonel Mason to surrender. N. J. Harter, First Lieutenant, company I, Seventy-first. Isaac Mason, Second Lieutenant, company C. Ira L. Morris, First Lieutenant, company C. Smith H. Clark, Captain, company D. J. R. Woodward, Captain, company C. T. W. Bowen, Captain, company K. C. H. Kraum, Captain, company F. Sol. J. Houck, Captain, company I. Thos. T. Moore, Adjutant. Wm. H. Callender, Captain, company E. H. M. Drury, Lieutenant, company D. L. W. Beanar, Lieutenant, company