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[180] At 4.30, Pork Point battery and the one next to the northward ceased firing for a time, and five of the enemy's steamers, apparently injured, went behind Wier's Point, and the troops landed. At 5 P. M., the batteries and the enemy's

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steamers again opened fire. In forty minutes these vessels were compelled to retire; one of them in a disabled condition took refuge under Redstone battery. At six, only Pork Point battery was active, and to avoid wasting shells, signal was made to cease firing. In the course of the afternoon

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