A third boat was to act as tender.
The two gunboats were manned by volunteers of Green's brigade, converted for the occasion into horse marines, also by a company of artillery—the whortation to move in that direction.
This call was for 300 men. It was promptly responded to, Colonels Green and Bagby volunteering to lead the men of their respective regiments.
After these officers , having been ordered back to their regiment by Colonel Reily, after having once reported to Colonel Green, who commanded the land force on the steamers.
In addition to these troops, Lieutenant Hartime to consider the demand for the surrender of the whole fleet.
This message was borne by Colonel Green and Captain Lubbock.
While these gentlemen were on their way in a boat to fulfill their misexecution his heroism was sublime.
In the latter he was most ably and gallantly seconded by Colonel Green, commanding the land forces serving on board of our fleet; by Captain Lubbock, commanding th