headquarters Second regiment, Baton Rouge, August 6.
Captain: I have the honor to lows:
headquarters United States forces, Baton Rouge, La., August 6, 1862.
General: In reply to ing of this brigade, in the battle before Baton Rouge, La., on the morning of the fifth inst., marketer's report.
U. S. Gunboat Essex, off Baton Rouge, August 6, 1862. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secrety at Baton Rouge:
flag-ship Hartford, Baton Rouge, August 7, 1862.
sir: It is one of the he fourth instant I sent the Tennessee up to Baton Rouge with provisions for Commodore Porter and tht the enemy had made a combined attack upon Baton Rouge by the ram and two gunboats, Webb and Musicbined attack with General Breckinridge upon Baton Rouge, but her port engine broke down; they repaiams, commanding Second brigade, in camp, at Baton Rouge.
The victorious achievement — the repulsde to suffer and feel.
Our gallant army at Baton Rouge, in their first battle, have behaved like v