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post held by the Unionists — even St. Louis itself — was menaced with real danger.
To avert the perils threatening Bird's Point and Cairo, Fremont secretly and quickly prepared an expedition to strengthen the latter post; for General Prentiss, its commander, had not more than twelve hundred men in garrison there at the close of July.
Mustering about thirty-eight hundred troops on board of eight steamers,
Empress, War Eagle, Jennie Dean, Warsaw, Oity of Alton, Louisiana, Jeanuary, and Graham. General Fremont and Staff were on the City of Alton. The squadron was in charge of Captain B. Able. at St. Louis, on the night of the 30th of July, he left that city at noon the next day with the entire squadron, and making a most imposing display.
Nobody but himself knew the real strength of the expedition, and the most exaggerated rumors concerning it went abroad.
The loyal people and the insurgents believed that these vessels contained at least twelve thousand men. The deception had it
North Carolina--*W. N. H. Smith, Robert R. Bridgers, Owen R. Keenan, T. D. McDowell, Thomas S. Ashe, Arch. H. Arrington, Robert McClean, William Lander, B. S. Gaither, A. T. Davidson. South Carolina--*John McQueen, *W. Porcher miles, L. M. Ayer, *Milledge L. Bonham, James Farrow, *William W. Boyce. Tennessee--Joseph T. Heiskell, William G. Swan, W. H. Tebbs, E. L. Gardenshire, *Henry S. Foote, *Meredith P. Gentry, *George W. Jones, Thomas Meneese, *J. D. C. Atkins, *John V. Wright, David M. Currin. Texas--*John a Wilcox, *C. C. Herbert, Peter W. Gray, B. F. Sexton, M. D. Graham, Wm. B. Wright. Virginia--*M. R. H. Garnett, John R. Chambliss, James Lyons, *Roger A. Pryor, *Thomas S. Bococke, John Goode, Jr., J. P. Holcombe, *D. C. De Jarnett, *William Smith, *A. E. Boteler, John R. Baldwin, Walter R. Staples, Walter Preston, Albert G. Jenkins, Robert Johnson, Charles W. Russell.
those marked with the * had been members of the United States Congress.
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