t is not difficult to say how many failed in the attempted.
Those who were left on the shore then put down their arms and surrendered, and this terminated the battle.
We have the following list of causalities in the 18th Mississippi regiment.
Killed--Hon. John I Cooper, a volunteer private in the Beauregard Rifles--formerly a member of the Mississippi Legislature Jack Pettus private in the Burt Rifles — son of Gov. Pettus, of Mississippi.
--Col. Burt, badly, in the thigh; Gerald Wilson, slightly.
Frank Clark, ( nephew of Mr. Cooper,) mortally;--Short, slightly, John Devind, wounded in the head not mortally; North Saunders, in the leg, Capt. K. P. Hill of the Camden Rifles brother of Gen. D. H. Hill, of North Carolina and member of the Mississippi Secession Convention,) slightly in the arm; and Willis Haddox, slightly.
The entire causalities upon our side may be considered definitely ascertained, since a dispatch was received yesterday by President Davis from Gen.