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The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Federal launch on the Attakapas Coast — capture of the Confederate Schr. Purdy. (search)
the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted the piratical crew to take charge of his vessel. They permitted Capt. C. to take most of the articles he wished from his vessel, and to go ashore with his three companions. As soon as these arrangements were completed, the Lincolnites left with their prize, moving to the southeast. About three hours after this Capt. Samuel Parker came within hailing distance from Belle Isle with the sloop Florida, belonging J. M. Wafford, and had with him two other men. Capt. Collins and his men immediately joined them and they started to recapture the Purdy. They were badly armed, and had but six men against eight Lincolnites. But what they lacked in weapons and men they made up in pluck and strategy. They had a pump aboard which they masked, all but the end, which was a fine imitation of the muzzle of a 6-pounder, and with a hole or two in the sail, which indicated that they had been shot at, they doubtless passed f