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Rebel reports and Narratives. General Magruder's despatch. headquarters, Galveston, Texas. This morning, the first January, at three o'clock, I attacked the enemy's fleet and garrison at this place, and captured the latter and the steame
came up whether the work was feasible.
Major Forshey observed: General, I think the best plan is to resolve to retake Galveston any way, and then canvass the difficulties.
The General replied that he thought so too, and from that point began the he thirty-first of December, and the night of the thirty-first was fixed for the attack.
The Bayou City, a Houston and Galveston packet, had been taken by the State, and fitted up as a gunboat, under charge of Captain Henry Lubbock.
She was armed her guards, and she had much the appearance, when she left here, of a well-loaded cotton-boat, taking her cargo down to Galveston for shipment.
She was armed with two howitzer guns, and commander by Captain W. H. Sangster. Captain Herby, of the C.