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Belle Isle Bayou (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): article 4
A Federal launch on the Attakapas Coast — capture of the Confederate Schr. Purdy. The Planters' (La.) Banner gives the following particulars of the capture of the Confederate schooner Purdy, by a launch belonging to the blockading frigate Santee: Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou, was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites from a launch belonging as they stated to the U. S. frigate Santee. They were armed with six Minnie rifles, eight cutlasses and a brace of pistols each. They also had a 3-pounder aboard ready for action. The Purdy had on board three men, Capt. Collins, John Denniston and M. B. Gordy, and a small boy. They had three double-barrel shot guns, a revolver and a 2-pounder which was below. The captain of the launch demanded the surrender of the Purdy, and when Capt. Collins cocked his gun, and stated that he doubted whether he would accede to the demand, all the
Belle Isle, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 4
mpleted, the Lincolnites left with their prize, moving to the southeast. About three hours after this Capt. Samuel Parker came within hailing distance from Belle Isle with the sloop Florida, belonging J. M. Wafford, and had with him two other men. Capt. Collins and his men immediately joined them and they started to recapture the Purdy. It appears that a launch of about the size of the above, which was 25 feet long, with eight oars and eight men, had landed on an island west of Belle Isle a few days previous to this, and there were various speculations in regard to what vessel they belonged to.--They landed on a stealing expedition. It appears along, with eight oars and eight men, had landed on an island west of Belle Isle a few days previous to this, and there were various speculations in regard to what vessel they belonged to.--They landed on a stealing expedition. It appears also that they had been ashore at Belle Isle the day previous to the capture of the Purdy.
John Denniston (search for this): article 4
y, by a launch belonging to the blockading frigate Santee: Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou, was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites from a launch belonging as they stated to the U. S. frigate Santee. They were armed with six Minnie rifles, eight cutlasses and a brace of pistols each. They also had a 3-pounder aboard ready for action. The Purdy had on board three men, Capt. Collins, John Denniston and M. B. Gordy, and a small boy. They had three double-barrel shot guns, a revolver and a 2-pounder which was below. The captain of the launch demanded the surrender of the Purdy, and when Capt. Collins cocked his gun, and stated that he doubted whether he would accede to the demand, all the Lincoln guns were promptly leveled upon him and his companions preparatory to enforcing the request. Capt. Collins saw the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted
Cornelius Collins (search for this): article 4
g frigate Santee: Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou, was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites froeach. They also had a 3-pounder aboard ready for action. The Purdy had on board three men, Capt. Collins, John Denniston and M. B. Gordy, and a small boy. They had three double-barrel shot guns, a hich was below. The captain of the launch demanded the surrender of the Purdy, and when Capt. Collins cocked his gun, and stated that he doubted whether he would accede to the demand, all the Liuns were promptly leveled upon him and his companions preparatory to enforcing the request. Capt. Collins saw the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted the piratical Belle Isle with the sloop Florida, belonging J. M. Wafford, and had with him two other men. Capt. Collins and his men immediately joined them and they started to recapture the Purdy. They were badl
J. M. Wafford (search for this): article 4
the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted the piratical crew to take charge of his vessel. They permitted Capt. C. to take most of the articles he wished from his vessel, and to go ashore with his three companions. As soon as these arrangements were completed, the Lincolnites left with their prize, moving to the southeast. About three hours after this Capt. Samuel Parker came within hailing distance from Belle Isle with the sloop Florida, belonging J. M. Wafford, and had with him two other men. Capt. Collins and his men immediately joined them and they started to recapture the Purdy. They were badly armed, and had but six men against eight Lincolnites. But what they lacked in weapons and men they made up in pluck and strategy. They had a pump aboard which they masked, all but the end, which was a fine imitation of the muzzle of a 6-pounder, and with a hole or two in the sail, which indicated that they had been shot at, they doubtless passed f
Samuel Parker (search for this): article 4
tly leveled upon him and his companions preparatory to enforcing the request. Capt. Collins saw the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted the piratical crew to take charge of his vessel. They permitted Capt. C. to take most of the articles he wished from his vessel, and to go ashore with his three companions. As soon as these arrangements were completed, the Lincolnites left with their prize, moving to the southeast. About three hours after this Capt. Samuel Parker came within hailing distance from Belle Isle with the sloop Florida, belonging J. M. Wafford, and had with him two other men. Capt. Collins and his men immediately joined them and they started to recapture the Purdy. They were badly armed, and had but six men against eight Lincolnites. But what they lacked in weapons and men they made up in pluck and strategy. They had a pump aboard which they masked, all but the end, which was a fine imitation of the muzzle of a 6-pounder, and wit
M. B. Gordy (search for this): article 4
onging to the blockading frigate Santee: Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou, was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites from a launch belonging as they stated to the U. S. frigate Santee. They were armed with six Minnie rifles, eight cutlasses and a brace of pistols each. They also had a 3-pounder aboard ready for action. The Purdy had on board three men, Capt. Collins, John Denniston and M. B. Gordy, and a small boy. They had three double-barrel shot guns, a revolver and a 2-pounder which was below. The captain of the launch demanded the surrender of the Purdy, and when Capt. Collins cocked his gun, and stated that he doubted whether he would accede to the demand, all the Lincoln guns were promptly leveled upon him and his companions preparatory to enforcing the request. Capt. Collins saw the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted the piratical cr
A Federal launch on the Attakapas Coast — capture of the Confederate Schr. Purdy. The Planters' (La.) Banner gives the following particulars of the capture of the Confederate schooner Purdy, by a launch belonging to the blockading frigate Santee: Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou, was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites from a launch belonging as they stated to the U. S. frigate Santee. They were armed with six Minnie rifles, eight cutlasses and a brace of pistols each. They also had a 3-pounder aboard ready for action. The Purdy had on board three men, Capt. Collins, John Denniston and M. B. Gordy, and a small boy. They had three double-barrel shot guns, a revolver and a 2-pounder which was below. The captain of the launch demanded the surrender of the Purdy, and when Capt. Collins cocked his gun, and stated that he doubted whether he would accede to the demand, all the