by a shot which passed through the ship near the galley.
The Gaines's crew have also come up in her launches.
No officer hurt.
The Tennessee was completely disabled in the fight, being surrounded by her powerful enemies.
She had four killed; have not learned how many wounded.
An enemy's monitor and one gunboat were sunk.
The advices from Fort Morgan are cheering.
The casualties are astonishingly light, the enemy firing wildly, and seeming intent mainly on running past.
Captain Johnson, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, commanding the water battery, was slightly wounded.
One man was killed and two slightly wounded inside the fort.
The garrison are in fine spirits and confident.
Lieutenant Smith, at Fort Morgan, lost one of his hands.
An officer from the steamer Morgan reports the fleet passed the fort without replying to its fire.--The large vessels had each a double-Ender lashed alongside.
As they passed, the Tennessee stood out to engage them, followed by the Mo