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have boats concealed up those creeks and their tributaries. You are aware that the rebels have an organized system of boat expeditions all along the coast, operating at one time from creeks in Morton and Gloucester counties against the Eastern Shore counties, Cape Charles light-house, &c.; at another time against the gunboat Underwriter at Newbern, and now against this ship here. In all these cases they harbor in the vicinity of their operations. This was explained by your prisoner, Acting Master Webb, of the rebel navy, captured while thus engaged in the Neck counties near Yorktown, where, as in the vicinity of Smithfield, &c., the small creeks are numerous and not accessible to our gunboats. It is believed that the little torpedo-boat which struck this vessel last night, happily without accomplishing its object, came out of Pagan and Chuckatuck Creeks or their tributaries. I respectfully suggest that you send at once a sufficient force to capture these rebels and destroy their b
ral. The names of the following officers and men are mentioned by their regimental commanders as deserving special notice for meritorious conduct: Company A, Sixth Georgia regiment.--Corporals R. W. Clarke, Wm. Chappell; private W. G. Howell. Company D, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Lieutenant G. W. Latham, commanding. Company F, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Lieutenant W. P. Edwards, commanding; Sergeant James Shirah. Company C, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Sergeant W. A. Webb; corporals S. C. Tentrell, C. M. Newbury; privates H. Newberry, M. Merritt, J. Murchison, J. Haskins, J. Worsham, W. G. Clary, and Simon Johnson. Company E, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Privates A. L. Dodd, John J. Buffington, G. M. Dodd, James Larter, Thomas J. Horton, and A. J. Whitaker. Company G, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Privates T. J. Reavis and J. C. Curtis. Company H, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Sergeants J. B. Bryant and T. J. Duke; corporal B. P.
At 7.35 A. M., in answer to a dispatch of General Webb, requesting to be informed of the location M., I received the following dispatch from General Webb: There is firing along General Humphro it I received the following dispatch from General Webb, written 10.30 A. M.: Your dispatch, giving At 1 P. M., I made the following report to General Webb: General Ayres made an advance with e White Oak Road, the following dispatch to General Webb: We have driven the enemy, I think, iAt 5.15 P. M. I received the following from General Webb, which directed what before had only been s. At 5.50 P. M., I sent the following to General Webb: I have just seen an officer and a s, therefore, sent the following dispatch to General Webb, at 6.30 P. M., which explained what I did:broken bridge. At 8.20 P. M., I wrote to General Webb: I sent General Bartlett out on the r, by telegraph, the following dispatch from General Webb, written 9.40 P. M. Since your dispatch [12 more...]