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the fleet to come well within range before opening fire. Lieut-Col. Joseph A. Yates, who that morning reported for duty, was assigned to the fleet, no other venturing so near. Col. Rhett now requested Lieut.-Colonel Yates to take charge of a Brooks gun for a few shots, and to sightcomplish great things. Seeing this, Colonel Rhett requested Lieut.-Colonel Yates, an accomplished artillerist, to take charge of one of the B a square-headed bolt weighing one hundred and nineteen pounds. Colonel Yates's first shot entered a port of the turret, and doubtless knockeand hull were completely riddled. She fired but one shot after Colonel Yates opened upon her. She managed to get away after being under our ave washed ashore on the beach and been secured. The firing of Colonel Yates, who is as modest as he is brave, was superb. The other monited, and five men were wounded, all of whom are doing well. Lieut.-Colonel Yates having reported for duty the morning of the battle, was assi