probably known at Shakopee.
One Indian advanced and shot him through the heart.
He fell, and died without speaking a word.
The scouts fired, and the Indians fell back behind the ridge, returning the fire, one shot taking effect upon scout Solon Stevens, of Mankato.
It proved to be but a slight wound in the hip. The ball had first passed through his rubber blanket, which was rolled up on his saddle.
An ambulance was promptly sent out, which met the body of Doctor Weiser, being brought in orson's companies — was promptly ordered to the scene of Doctor Weiser's death, where the scouts were skirmishing with the Indians.
They found the ground so broken that they dismounted and sent their horses back to camp.
Major Bradley, with Captains Stevens and Gilfillan's companies of the Seventh, were ordered to the support of the cavalry.
The General, with a six-pounder, advanced to a hill on the left of the ravine, and began to shell the Indians at the head of the ravine and about the Big
ifles41 bolts (75 lb.), 45 shot
2 7 shells93
Cummins' Point, 65 shots.110-in.
Battery Wagner, 26 shots.132-pounder RifleShells9
of Guns69 Total number of Shots fired2209 Wm. H. Echols, Major Engineers. Official: G. Thos. Cox, Lieutenant Engineers.
Report from batteries at Fort Johnson, of engagement of Seventh April, 1863.
headquarters at East lines, April 12, 1863. Colonel C. H. Stevens, commanding East Division, James Island, S. C.:
Colonel: I have the honor to report that one of my companies, Company I, Captain Humbert, stationed at Fort Johnson, had a small share in the glorious little fight of the seventh instant, with the turreted iron-clads in Charleston harbor.
About half-past 2 o'clock of that afternoon, eight (8) iron-clads were seen approaching for the purpose of engaging Fort Sumter, and when within easy range, they opened fire upon her. My guns of heavy c