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r must be held or he could not subsist his army. (Narrative of Col. Wm. Lamb in Century War Book, IV. 642.) Much blame has been cast upon a we have the authoritative opinion of the Confederate commander, Col. Wm. Lamb, that this decision was absolutely necessary, and that the reasich preceded it, from seventy-five vessels instead of forty-one. Colonel Lamb emphatically said that Admiral Porter was as much to blame as General Butler for the repulse. Century War Book, IV, 646. Colonel Lamb repeated this statement to the writer even more emphatically, at Saray boastful and premature letter sent by him to Admiral Porter, which Lamb calls a piece of romance. Compare Gordon's War Diary, pp. 366, 370, a Lawyer's Journal, p. 150. The stigma was unjust, according to Colonel Lamb's testimony. For many documents, see Official War Records, 87, active part. For the first time in the history of sieges, says Colonel Lamb, the land defences of the works were destroyed, not by any act o