etreat became inevitable, drew off the men in the best possible style, ordering them to cast their muskets and accoutrements into the river, rather than leave them as trophies for the rebels.
He was wounded in the hand, though it is supposed not seriously-sufficiently so, however, to prevent him from swimming to the island, in consequence of which he was doubtless taken prisoner.
Company A.--Capt. H. Harrington commanding. Killed--Privates: Thomas Bailey, Thomas Dugan--2. Wounded--Sergeant Hugh Mills, Corporal Thomas Stephton.
Privates: Michael Gilligan, Daniel Ferry--4. Missing--First Lieut. Samuel Giberson, Corporal Frank Hughes.
Privates: Edward Flood, Thos. James, Jeremiah McCarthy, Geo. McClellan, Daniel Devlin, Geo. Sykes, James Connor, Edward Clary, James Douglas, John Wilson--12.
The four men wounded reached camp, and are now under treatment.
Their injuries are not of a permanent nature, and they will doubtless be again on active duty in a few weeks.