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river at that point, and therewith to ferry over his regiment to the island; which was promptly done. About dark, in obedience to a verbal order, Devens sent Capt. Philbrick, with fifteen or twenty men, across to the Virginia shore, which he ascertained was not picketed by the enemy, and ascended the steep bank known as Ball's Bluff, which here rises about one hundred and fifty feet to the level of the adjacent country. Pushing out a small distance from the Bluff, Philbrick returned and reported that he had discovered a small camp of the enemy, which did not appear to be well guarded. This report was sent by Col. Devens to Gen. Stone, who thereupon issuedr no.--. Col. Devens will land opposite Harrison's Island, with five companies of his regiment, and proceed to surprise the camp of the enemy discovered by Capt. Philbrick in the direction of Leesburg. The landing and march will be effected with silence and rapidity. Col. Lee, 20th Massachusetts volunteers, will, immediately
, 115. Perry, U. S. Brig, captures the Savannah, 598. Petrel, the privateer, sunk, 599. Pettus, got. John J.,of Miss., for Secession, 347. Phelps, Col., in the battle of Big Bethel, 529. Philadelphia, Pa., riots at, 126; fugitive-slave arrests at, 216; Convention at in 1856, 247; Peace Meeting at, 362 to 366; Geo. W. Curtis at, 367; speech of President Lincoln, 419-20. Philadelphia Pennsylvanian, The, on the President's Inaugural, 428; 457. Philanthropist, The, 112. Philbrick, Capt., (Union,) at Ball's Bluff, 621. Philippi, Va., 521-2. Phillips, Wendell, 116; 117; 142. Phillips, Wm., tarred and feathered by the Border Ruffians, 239: killed at Leavenworth, 245. Pickens, Gov. Francis W., Of S. C., 347; 410; sends Col. Hayne to Washington, 412; confers with Col. Lamon, 442. Pierce, Franklin, of N. H., nominated for President, 222; elected 224; inaugurated, 224; 226; 227; appoints Reeder Governor of Kansas, 236; disperses the Free-State Legislature at