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m's men at Smithfield, said to be in a critical position. I herewith inclose the reports of Acting Ensign Birtwistle and Acting Master's Mate Jarvis, officers of the launches, of the part taken by them in an engagement with the enemy at Smithfield, Virginia, Acting Master Pierson having been seriously injured. I also inclose the surgeon's report of the wounded belonging to this ship. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, J. H. Upshur, Lieutenant Commander, Com'g U. S. Steamertates Steamer Minnesota. Report of Assistant-Surgeon A. Matthewson. United States steamer Minnesota, off Newport news, Va., February 1, 1864. sir: I respectfully report, that in the engagement of this date with the rebel force at Smithfield, Va., the following persons, attached to the United States steamer Minnesota, were wounded: A. B. Pierson, Acting Master, by a musket-shot, producing severe flesh-wounds of the right-arm and chest; George Cook, ordinary seaman, by a musket-shot,