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An Exploit near Evansport. a day's Adventure of a Tennessee Company--capture of Yankees — the compromise resolutions advocated in Congress, &c. [correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Camp Dave Cuiren, Near Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 9. Will you allow a volunteer space in your columns to give the day's adventures of Captain Tom White, Company F, 2d Regiment of Tennessee Volunteers, (Col. Wm. B. Bate,) accompanied by J. N. McKendree, and L. M. Patterson, Company K, Sumner Greys! While strolling upon the banks of the Potomac, near Evansport, they discovered a small boat, a mile in the distance, evidently steering in the direction of the Virginia shore, containing three men and two small boys.--They were soon within a half mile of land, when they halted, and could be distinctly heard in loud conversation. They were very inquisitive in regard to how we were pleased with soldiering, our pay per month, our comfort as regarded clothing, &c. We answered all questio
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Federal launch on the Attakapas Coast — capture of the Confederate Schr. Purdy. (search)
r twenty rounds, and, as near as could be ascertained struck the steamer three times. She responded feebly and without effect, her projectiles failing to reach the shore.--Some of the shots from the battery ricocheted most beautifully, and landed on the Maryland side, full three miles distant. The steamer, finding the locality somewhat dangerous, drew off as hastily as possible, and vented her spite by shelling an old vacant house some distance below, but did no damage whatever. Two Federal steamers came down the river the same day, directly after the firing, and anchored off the Maryland shore opposite Pratt's Point. One of them took seven companies on board and returned up the river and the other remained there at last accounts. These facts we learn from a gentleman who witnessed the cannonade. There was firing from the Evansport batteries on two or three occasions last week. We regret to learn that three soldiers were injured by the bursting of a gun at that point on Monday.