--A naval engagement occurred on Friday last between a Federal steamer and the privateer Nixon in the Mississippi sound.
The steamer opened first.
After exchanging shots for twenty (20) minutes, the steamer withdrew, being hulled thrice.
The privateer was uninjured.
The Daily Dispatch: August 6, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. August 6, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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