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n Joseph Dugan for his coolness and competency in assisting Mr. Miller in fire-room; first-class firemen Jerry Young, William Smith, Benjamin H. Blaisdell, William H. Donnelly, in assisting Mr. Badlam in charge of the engines; and first-class firema recommended by the divisional commanders as deserving special reference to. It affords me pleasure to report that William Smith, quartermaster, was captain of the eleveninch gun which, according to the rebel accounts, did such execution that a reward was offered by Captain Semmes to silence his gun. Smith is well worthy, both from education and otherwise, to the appointment of a master's mate. John F. Bickford, who, during the engagement and from long example and good conduct, and also uty during the cruise. James Haley, captain forecastle; John F. Bickford, captain top; Charles A. Read, cockswain; William Smith, quartermaster; William Bond, boatswain's mate; Charles Moore, seaman; George Harrison, seaman; Thomas Perry, boatswa
our fire compelled them to haul down their colors, and to hoist a white flag at their gaft and half-mast, and another at the main. The crew instantly took to their boats and landed. Our fire immediately ceased, and a signal was made for the Beaufort to come within hail. I then ordered Lieutenant Commanding Parker to take possession of the Congress, secure the officers as prisoners, allow the crew to land, and burn the ship. He ran alongside, received her flag and surrender from Commander William Smith and Lieutenant Pendergrast, with the side-arms of those officers. They delivered themselves as prisoners of war on board the Beaufort, and afterward were permitted, at their own request, to return to the Congress, to assist in removing the wounded to the Beaufort. They never returned, and I submit to the decision of the department whether they are not our prisoners. While the Beaufort and Raleigh were alongside the Congress, and the surrender of that vessel had been received from
ght's line. The Forty-ninth Virginia, Colonel William Smith, supported by the Forty-first Virginiaic coolness of its fearless commander, Colonel William Smith, also suffered heavily under this firenia regiments, of this brigade. Meantime, Colonel Smith, of the Forty-ninth, whose regiment, with ead and wounded scattered upon the field. Colonel Smith captured nine prisoners. The timely appearance of Colonel Smith with his regiment, and his deliberate and judicious direction of its actioerlain and Strother, and Lieutenants Merchant, Smith, and Payne, of the Fourth Virginia cavalry; Canty-fifth of June, the brigade was encamped at Smith's farm, on the Chickahominy, and my regiment wected, remained with the train at our camp, on Smith's farm. In regard to the fight of Monday nith Virginia Volunteers. >Report of Colonel William Smith. headquarters Forty-Ninth Virginien were wounded, some of them dangerously. William Smith, Colonel Forty-ninth Virginia Volunteers.
vates B. C. La Prade, L. B. Lamnah, A. D. Simmons, W. Smith, J. M. Feltman, and J. C. Penn. Captain Arnold, Si and detached the Forty-fourth Virginia, under Colonel Wm. Smith for that purpose. On arriving at the railroadde, though, among others, two valuable officers, Colonel Smith and Major Higginbotham, of the Twenty-fifth Virgorty-ninth, and Fifty-second, in position, under Colonel Smith, of the Forty-ninth, and withdrew the Thirteenths left, the three regiments of my brigade, under Colonel Smith, the whole occupying the line of the railroad; Her regiments were, however, soon brought back by Colonel Smith. Late in the afternoon, after General Longstreeke a movement on our flank and rear. I directed Colonel Smith, of the Forty-ninth Virginia regiment, to take cilled and one hundred and sixty-six wounded. Colonel William Smith, of the Forty-ninth Virginia, and Lieutenant regiment, was not again engaged during the day. Captain Smith, of my staff, and myself succeeded in gathering