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y used their navy pistols also, but with no damage other than slightly wounding a horse that was hitched about 250 yards from the edge of the bluff.
Oar men fired from one to five shots each.
One of them, a volunteer, a noted hunter and excellent marksman, fired five times, and each time selected his man — the one with the most brass buttons on, as he expressed it. After each shot, he did not again get a glimpse of his object.
An hour intervened, when the boat was attacked again by Captain Lang's (of Camden county) company, who were similarly ambuscaded on a bluff about eight miles distant.
One of the volunteers of Colonel Davis's mounted regiment shot both barrels of his gun, loaded with wire cartridges of "blue whistlers," or buckshot, into a group of four of the Federals on deck, about sixty yards from his position, and saw no more of them after he fired.
A negro who had been a prisoner of the Yankees, and escaped from Amelia Island to the camp near Fernandina, stat