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ine. The regiments moved with alacrity and obeyed all orders promptly. Captain Silas W. Sawyer, of company H, Ninth regiment Connecticut volunteers, deserves mention for his bold reconnoissance on the morning of the sixth. Going out on the Bayou Sara road three miles, and finding no trace of the presence of the enemy, he took a cattle-path through the woods, coming out on the Clinton road beyond the original line of our pickets. He scoured the country to Reid's plantation, in scouting arou two pieces in rear of centre, and two pieces in rear of the right. All of these pieces were of Manning's battery, and were posted on either side of the knoll in the Government cemetery. Next came the Fourteenth Maine, posted in rear of the Bayou Sara road, and to the left of Greenwell Springs road. Next came the Twenty-first Indiana, posted in the woods in rear of Magnolia cemetery, with four pieces of Everett's battery (under the command of Lieutenant Carruth) on their left on the Green
Doc. 133.-operations at Bayou Sara, La. Report of Captain Craven. United States steam sloop Brooklyn, off Vicksburgh, June 22, 1862. sir: In obedience to your orders of the thirteenth instant, I left Baton Rouge, on my way up the river, at one P. M. of that day. On the fourteenth, at nine P. M., I sent the marine guard and a party of seamen, in all about one hundred men, under charge of Lieut. Lowry, on shore at Bayou Sara, for the purpose of destroying the telegraphic apparatuBayou Sara, for the purpose of destroying the telegraphic apparatus and cutting the wires, and with orders to inform the authorities of that town that we were on the river for the purpose of enforcing the laws of our common country, and protecting its loyal citizens; and at the same time to warn them that if any hostile demonstrations were made upon our vessels or transports as they passed in front of their town, by the thieves and murderers yclept guerrillas, the town would be held responsible for it, and at least be laid under contribution, if not dealt with