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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
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olonel Lee remaining on the bluff with one hundred men to cover his return. To distract attention from Colonel Devens' movements, and to make a reconnoissance in the direction of Leesburg from Edwards' Ferry, I directed General Gorman to throw across the river at that point two companies of the First Minnesota under cover of a fire from Rickett's battery, and sent out a party of thirty-one Van Alen Cavalry under Maj. Mix, accompanied by Captain Chas. Stewart, assistant adjutant-general, Captain Murphy, and Lieutenants Pierce and Gouraud, with orders to advance along the Leesburg road until they should come to the vicinity of a battery which was known to be on that road, and then turn to the left and examine the heights between that and Goose Creek, and see if any of the enemy were posted in the vicinity, find out their numbers as nearly as possible, their disposition, examine the country with reference to the passage of troops to the Leesburg and Georgetown turnpike, and return rapidl
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 36. battle of Port Royal, S. C. Fought November 7, 1861. (search)
nary seaman, and Patrick Quinn, ordinary seaman. Mohican--Killed, one--John A. Whittemore, Third Assistant Engineer. Wounded seriously, three--W. Thompson, Isaac Seyburn, Acting Master, and Sherman Bascom, ordinary seaman. Wounded slightly, four--Mayland Cuthbert, Third Assistant Engineer; John O. Pittman, Master's Mate; John W. Townsend, ordinary seaman, and Charles Browne, ordinary seaman. Bienville--Killed, two--Patrick McGuigan and Alexander Chambers. Wounded slightly, three--Peter Murphy, Alexander Ferey, and Wm. Gilchrist. Seminole--A few slightly wounded. The number not reported. total — Killed, 8; wounded severely, 6; wounded slightly, 17. I have the honor to be, respectfully, your obedient servant, S. F. Dupont, Flag-officer Commanding United States Atlantic Blockading Squadron. flag-ship Wabash, off Hilton head, Port Royal, Nov. 9, 1861. Hon. Gideon Welles: sir: Since writing my official despatches, I have sent gunboats to take possession of Beaufort a