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To His Excellency, O. P. Morton : sir: The regiment arrived at ten o'clock A. M., on the seventh of April, at the Landing, and marched up the hill, when I received the order of Gen. Grant to start ed by such an auxiliary as the enemy's gunboats. About six o'clock on the morning of the seventh of April, however, a hot fire of musketry and artillery, opened from the enemy's quarter on our advair encampments. But despite the heavy casualties of the two eventful days of the sixth and seventh of April, this army is more confident of ultimate success than before its encounter with the enemy. nant, that he leads us on Beneath the clouds and through the crimson sea! The battle on Monday, April 7. our muster-roll. I have given the line of battle agreed upon for our forces on Monday: the honor to report, in brief, the part taken by my division in the battle of the sixth and seventh April. On Sunday morning, April sixth, about half-past 7 A. M., I received a message from Brig.
Doc. 120.-surrender of Island number10. Commodore Foote's despatches. United States steamer Benton, off Island number10, April 7, 8.25 A. M. To Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy: Two officers of their navy have this instant boarded us from Island Number10, stating that by order of their commanding officer theye. April 4.--Firing active, and good execution to the rebel works reported. April 5.--Transports and barges arrived at New-Madrid. Heavy firing all day. April 7.--Gen. Pope succeeds in landing Gen. Paine's division on the Tennessee shore. The whole army to be moved over. Gunboat Pittsburgh ran the blockade. April 7.-April 7.--Surrender of Island Number10. (See Supplement.) Chicago post account. On Island No.10, Mississippi River, Tuesday, April 8, 1862. Island 10 has been abandoned. The rebels have departed in undignified haste, with the exception of some five hundred, who have surrendered as prisoners of war. Our victory is complete in all
ere brought near to the mouth of the bayou which discharges into the Mississippi at New-Madrid, but were kept carefully out of sight of the river, whilst our floating batteries were being completed. The enemy, as we afterwards learned, had received positive advices of the construction of the canal, but were unable to believe that such a work was practicable. The first assurance they had of its completion was the appearance of the four steamers loaded with troops, on the morning of the seventh of April. On the fourth, Commodore Foote allowed one of the gunboats to run the batteries at Island No.10, and Capt. Walke, U. S.N., who had volunteered — as appears from the Commodore's order to him — came through that night with the gunboat Carondelet. Although many shots were fired at him as he passed the batteries, his boat was not once struck. He informed me of his arrival early on the fifth. On the morning of the sixth, I sent Gen. Granger, Col. Smith of the Forty-third Ohio, and C
ening of the seventh, when they were withdrawn about one mile further in the rear. My casualties are as follows: April 5.--One private of the Seventh Maine, and one of the Forty-ninth New-York killed, and two privates of the Seventh Maine, and one of the Forty-ninth New-York wounded. April 6.--Three privates of the Forty-ninth New-York wounded severely; one officer, Lieut. George Gale, of the Thirty-third New-York, seriously wounded; one of the Seventy-seventh seriously wounded. April 7.--One private of the Seventh Maine seriously wounded; one of the Seventy-seventh seriously wounded. April 8.--One private wounded, Thirty-third New-York volunteers. April 11.--One corporal, Seventh Maine, killed, and one private wounded. The Forty-ninth regiment and a company of the Thirty-third New-York, the latter under command of Lieut.-Col. Corning, were much exposed to the fire of the enemy's rifle-pits while we lay in position. I regret to state that Lieut. Swan, company A