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ers state that a number of men came on board at Cherbourg, and the night before the action boats were going to and fro, and in the morning strange men were seen, who were stationed as captains of the guns. Among these there was one lieutenant, (Sinclair,) who joined her in Cherbourg. The Alabama had been five days in preparation. She had taken in three hundred and fifty tons of coal, which brought her down in the water. The Kearsarge had only one hundred and twenty tons in; but as an offsed men, of either one hundred and forty-seven or one hundred and forty-nine; but what number joined her there I have no means of ascertaining. Several persons were prevented by the police at Cherbourg from going on board; but it appears that Mr. Sinclair (lieutenant) was one of those who succeeded in joining her. The rebel officers state their crew (officers and men) to have been about one hundred and fifty. I have no means of either falsifying or verifying these statements; but the Americ
verely wounded at Malvern Hill, while leading the regiment, and compelled to retire. In the absence of three regimental commanders, who led the Thirteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-third North Carolina regiments, in the recent engagements, the regimental reports of those commands refrain from the selection of the names of particular officers and men for special gallantry. Colonel McRae presents the following from the Fifth North Carolina, as deserving special mention at Cold Harbor, viz.: Major Sinclair, wounded early and compelled to retire; Lieutenants Riddick, Sprague, Davis, Brookfield, (severely wounded,) Taylor, and Haywood; Color-Sergeant Grimstead, wounded; privates Noah McDaniel, (who captured seven prisoners,) and John Trotman. Colonel Wade, Twelfth North Carolina, mentions the good conduct of Lieutenant Plummer, company C, and private T. L. Emory, company A. My personal staff, during these engagements, consisted of Captain Charles Wood, A. A. General, Lieutenants Ro. D.