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Doc. 152. reconnoissance at Matthias Pt. Col. Graham's official report. Headquarters Fifth Regt. Excelsior Brigade, camp Fenton, near Port Tobacco, Md., Monday, November 11, 1861. General: Shortly after my arrival at this point, Capt. Arthur Wilkinson, of Company I, of this regiment, by my orders seized several boats, and manned them with crews of sailors picked from his company. They were employed in reconnoitring the Potomac shore and neighboring creeks, and in keeping a genera
But nothing was positively known about it. The Fifth Excelsior regiment, under the command of Col. Graham, was sent down to watch it, and encamped in full view of the point, on Port Tobacco Creek, about a mile below the village of Port Tobacco.
Here they lay encamped several weeks, apparently inactive, but really keeping an open eye on the Maryland rebels and their Virginia neighbors.
Two small boats were captured.
One of them was placed under command of Capt. Arthur Wilkinson,