able annoyance from the guerrillas along the shore, reached Fort De Russy without any casualties worthy of special mention.
The capture by the rebels on the fourth instant of the little gunboat Signal has not been made public.
The event occurred at or near Snaggy Point, and very close to the place where the John Warner was taken about the same date.
The following officers were taken prisoners along with her:
Lieutenant William Simpson, A. D. C., on General Banks' staff; Lieutenant-Commanding E. A. Morgan, U. S. Navy ; Acting-Ensign Charles P. Bragg, U. S. Navy; Acting-Ensign William F. Loam, U. S. Navy; Acting Master's-Mate E. D. Lovel; Acting Master's-Mate R. P. Croft; Acting Master's-Mate And. Donaldson; Third Assistant-Engineer J. F. Liddell; Paymaster's Steward Eugene Colbert, and the mail messenger.
As our army marched out from Alexandria the mounted scouts of the enemy were seen hovering almost constantly about us, though they seldom approached near enough to give a ch