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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 34. attack on Santa Rosa Island. October 9, 1861. (search)
he morning. The boats engaged in the expedition were towed back by the steamers Ewing, Times, and Neafie. Of the Confederates a dozen or more were killed, and twenty-nine were wounded. The latter are now in the hospital at Pensacola. Among the killed are Capt. Bradford of Florida, and Lieut. Nelms of Georgia. The latter, an Adjutant of one of the Georgia regiments, died just as the boat on its return reached the wharf. A braver or more chivalric gentleman and soldier never breathed. Lieut. Sayre, a volunteer aid to Gen. Anderson, was shot through the hip. Some of our exhausted men were probably overlooked and left on the island. Major Vogdes, U. S. A., and some thirty other Federals, are prisoners in our hands. Lieut. Slaughter, of the Mobile Continentals, who was taken prisoner while bearing a white flag to Fort Pickens, has been released.--N. O. Picayune, Oct. 11. Atlanta Intelligencer account. A correspondent of the Atlanta (Georgia) Intelligencer gives the following a