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ght a coast pilot from New-York. Our destination is gradually becoming more defined, and it is freely spoken of that Pamlico Sound is to be the scene of our operations. Ten or twelve gunboats that quietly left Fortress Monroe at intervals during tto 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 picke conjectures are expressed in relation to the object in the economy of nature of the sand-banks that make an inlet to Pamlico Sound a necessity, but all end in the opinion that they were intended as a wholesome and final test for human patience. This region for a single day. Next to wrecking, piloting vessels through the tortuous ramifications of the sand-bars of Pamlico Sound is the legitimate profession of the biped mollusca of this region, and when you think you have settled with your pilo
count of our trip down from Annapolis, our arrival at that worst of all places to get into — Hatteras Inlet — and now you will get an account of our passage up Pamlico Sound, in all the newspapers, and also of the movements of the whole body of troops after our arrival at this place, and therefore I propose to give you an account ohis troops, it being an appeal to the humanity and honor of the men composing his army: Address to the troops.headquarters Department of North-Carolina, Pamlico Sound February 3, 1862. General orders, No. 5. This expedition being about to land on the soil of North-Carolina, the General Commanding desires his soldiers trge hostile fleet can be brought into action. On the sixth of February, Corn. Lynch received intimation that Burnside's fleet was slowly feeling its way up Pamlico Sound. He at once sent the Curlew down to make a reconnoissance, and Capt. Hunter reported the fleet at anchor some six miles below the island. The evening was clo
ating against the railroad-bridge, set it on fire, and destroyed it. In addition to the prizes, a quantity of cotton, pitch, tar, a gunboat, and another vessel on the stocks, several schooners afloat, and an immense quantity of arms and munitions of war, fell into our hands. At about four P. M., I sent several of our vessels to the right bank of the Trent River, to carry Gen. Foster's brigade to occupy the city of Newbern. I am respectfully, S. C. Rowan, Com. U. S. Naval Forces in Pamlico Sound. Gen. Foster's report. headquarters Gen. Poster's brigade, Department of North-Carolina, Newbern, March 20, 1862. Capt. Lewis Richmond, Assist. Adjt-General: I have the honor to report that in pursuance of the orders of Gen. Burnside, and in accordance with the plan of operations agreed upon, I proceeded to land my brigade, on the thirteenth inst., at Slocum's Creek. I took on board the Pilot-Boy about five hundred men of the Twenty-fourth Massachusets Volunteers, and towing
Doc. 107.-expedition up Pamlico Sound, N. C. Official report of Com. Murray. United States steamer Louisiana, Washington, N. C., March 26, 1862. sir: In obedience to your orders of the twentieth inst., I proceeded to this place, arriving at the obstructions, about five miles below, on the morning of the twenty-first. The naval column consisted of this vessel, the Delaware, Lieutenant Commanding Quackenbush, and the Commodore Perry, Lieut. Commanding Flusser. We were accompanied ts. The woods and swamps in this and Hyde County are represented as being alive with refugees from the draft; many of them, encouraged by our presence, came in. They are deep and bitter in their denunciations of the secession heresy, and promise a regiment, if called, to aid in the restoration of the flag. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. Murray, Lieutenant Commanding Column. To Commander S. C. Rowan, Commanding Naval Forces Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, North-Carolina.
rs fight only for the Union, the Constitution, and the enforcement of the laws. By command of Major-Gen. Butler. George C. Strong, Assistant Adjutant-General. A correspondent at Ship Island, Miss., writing April eleventh, gives the following account of this affair: The Ninth Connecticut regiment arrived very early on the morning of the fourth instant, near Pass Christian, and anchored, waiting for day-light. At about four o'clock in the morning three rebel gunboats — the Oregon, Pamlico, and Carondelet — came down from Lake Borgne, without showing any lights, and opened fire on our gunboats. While the Oregon and Pamlico engaged the New-London and Jackson, the Carondelet (a new boat carrying seven guns) ran within a thousand yards of the Lewis, and commenced firing shells into her. Two of the shells struck the Lewis, one of them passing through the officers' cabin, slightly wounding Capt. Conant, of the Thirty-first Massachusetts, who was present as a volunteer, and the ot