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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
ly by a river-boat The Mount Washington, Lieutenant R. H. Lamson.—Ed. carrying a battery of light howitzers,mmanded by two energetic and daring officers. Lieutenant Lamson had charge of guarding the Nansemond above Hilambushed along the left bank, were trying to harass Lamson's flotilla. Some of the Confederate batteries weve been destroyed, in spite of the vigor with which Lamson defended himself, if Lieutenant Cushing had not comly cannonaded that it was soon reduced to silence. Lamson took advantage of this on the morrow to go up the e to the flotilla when it proceeded up to Suffolk. Lamson determined to destroy it. On the evening of the 16tot have prevented. Fortunately for the Federals, Lamson was not so easily induced to give up the game: in ceast of the battery the Unionists cease firing, and Lamson, suddenly veering his vessel around, runs her agroue scarcely fired a gun when the howitzers landed by Lamson open fire upon them; the Federal soldiers pursue th