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The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1862., [Electronic resource], Interesting particulars of the last bombardment at Warrenten. (search)
ered good shots at our batteries.--Whether any of them were killed we have no means of ascertaining; but their tents and camp were knocked into the middle of January, certain. After the dispersion of these regiments, the guns of the Louisiana Infantry were principally directed against Fort Pickens and the batteries east of her. The Alabama and Georgia Regiments, about the same time, commenced on the batteries looking to McRae, shooting away their colors and damaging one of the guns of Pickens. Through almost the entire night our guns kept up at regular intervals their fire. The scene was grand beyond conception — the shells, in their screeching and screaming journey, resembling startled meteors coursing the Heavens. About twelve o'clock several buildings in Warrington were fired, the flames lighting up the yard and the village, and forts, and batteries, presenting a scene grand as the bombardment which perpetuates the name of Anderson and the birth-day of the new year. W