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ugh the crew of the City of New-York have been saved from a terrible fate, the worst fears for the vessel and cargo have received confirmation. There is a probability of saving the rifles and some shells; in fact, some of the latter have been taken off by the boats of the George Peabody. The remains of Col. Allen, and the surgeon of the New-Jersey regiment, have been recovered. They were washed ashore by the tide, this afternoon. A consultation was held to-day by Gens. Burnside, Foster, Reno, Parke, and Williams, the result of which is preparation for an advance, probably toward Roanoke Island, on which the rebels are known to be encamped in considerable force, and the possession of which is desirable, as it will cut off communication between Pamlico and Albermale Sounds. Eight gunboats have been stationed about three miles to the north-west of the inlet, as a picket-guard against a night attack from rebel gunboats from the mainland. The Cossack is the most advanced toward
nt N. Y.V.: I received an order from Gen. Reno, on the morning of Saturday, the eighth of F about half a mile, I received an order from Gen. Reno's aid to force our way through a dense junglnced to retreat, when the order was given by Gen. Reno to charge. The right wing charged under comas guarded by our troops. Ascertaining that Gen. Reno had advanced across the island to the left, ls., Roanoke Island, February 9, 1862. To Brig.-Gen. Reno: On Friday, the seventh, at five P. M.the commander of each brigade. By order, J. L. Reno, Brigadier-General. Edward M. Neill, Asst.nd of the Champion, and the Alert was under Lieuts. Reno and Leydig. The duties required of these otack the right of the enemy's work, under Brig.-Gen. Reno, and a right flank column to attack the ley were followed by the second column, under Gen. Reno, consisting of the Twenty-first Massachusettuntry. As the Zouaves neared the battery, Gen. Reno's column, headed by the Twenty-first Massach[4 more...]
with the brigade flag (blue letter A in the centre) underneath, with American flag at the stern, shall be the signal for weighing anchor and starting. Coming to Anchor.--The American flag at the foremost shall be the signal for coming to anchor, the vessels of each brigade close to each other. In a fog the signal for coming to anchor shall be two whistles from the flag-ship, repeated at intervals of one minute. This signal will be repeated by the flag-ship of each brigade. Landing.--Preparatory, Union Jack at the fore mast; getting into boats, American flag under neath Union Jack; landing, brigade flag under neath Union Jack and American flag. Distress.--American flag Union down. At this signal the whole fleet will slacken speed and look for the signal to anchor. All the tugs and light-draft vessels will be sent at once to the assistance of the disabled vessels by the commander of each brigade. By order, J. L. Reno, Brigadier-General. Edward M. Neill, Asst. Adj.-Gen.
-first regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, of Gen. Reno's brigade, by orders of Gen. Burnside, assigning the advance to Gen. Reno. I left an aid to form the regiments as they landed, and to order thde about three o'clock, on the country road--Gen. Reno being ordered to take the railroad-track, whg me to hold the front, he rode off to reach Gen. Reno's position. The Tenth regiment Connecticu looked with anxiety for the order to halt. Gen. Reno's brigade had been turned off on the railroaorks from the railroad-track in company with Gen. Reno, the colors were taken into a frame house whon, and left us in undisputed possession. Gen. Reno's brigade were still attacking the redans ane inequalities of the ground might furnish. Gen. Reno, becoming impatient at the loss of life whic was killed in the charge made in support of Gen. Reno's brigade. Only the day before the landing in an old brick-kiln and placed under guard, Gens. Reno and Parke removed their brigades after Gen. [4 more...]
left in charge of a surgeon and chaplain. Gen. Reno then, in obedience to orders, returned to hiDepartment of North-Carolina. Report of General Reno. headquarters Second division, Newbernd Breed, of the Signal Corps. My own aids, Lieuts. Reno and Morris, behaved with their usual gallanly thirty-eight miles. We were ordered by Gen. Reno, that is, our regiment, the Ninth New-York, might get the enemy between our forces, when Gen. Reno anticipated no difficulty in making prisoner, and on the march, by two o'clock, leaving General Reno to land his two regiments, the army wagons,eat confusion they started for Norfolk, with Gen. Reno at their heels in close pursuit. Before pfew shots at our advanced pickets. On went General Reno's forces, however, with increased speed, pue with his force, he having been sent for by Gen. Reno to come forward with all possible despatch. ordon, of the Signal Corps, also accompanied Gen. Reno as aids, and like the rest, performed their [34 more...]
Doc. 147.-obstruction of Dismal swamp canal. Lieut. Com. Flusser's report. on the eighteenth of April, the forces under Gen. Reno debarked at Cobbs' Point, N. C., for the purpose of destroying the locks of the Dismal Swamp Canal. Having retired without accomplishing the object, Com. Rowan determined to destroy the canal with the naval forces under his command. The following is the report of the successful accomplishment of the work: U. S. Steamer Commodore Perry, off Elizabeth City, N. C., April 26. sir: In obedience to your orders I left this place on the twenty-third inst., in the Lockwood, with the Whitehead and Putnam, in company, each with an officer and a detachment of men on board, the Lockwood towing the wrecking schooner Emma Slade, with the apparatus for blowing up the banks to block up the Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal at the mouth of the North River. We were joined by the Shawsheen, having in tow a schooner which had been sent the day before to Roanok