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S. Steamer Minnesota. Acting Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, Commanding N. A. B. Squadron. Report of Ensign O'Connor. United States flag-ship Minnesota, off Newport News, Va., April 15, 1864. Sir: I have the honor to report that on the thirteenth of April, at about seven P. M., the first and second launches of this ship, with a crew of nineteen and twenty men respectively, the second launch being under the charge of Acting Ensign James Birtwistle, and both being under the command of Acting er, commanding. Acting Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, Commanding N. A. B. Squadron. Report of Lieutenant Foster. United States steamer Commodore Perry, April 15, 1864. Sir: I have the honor to report that, in obedience to your orders of April thirteenth, I proceeded up the Nansemond River to the landing opposite Halloway's Point, at which place I arrived at 9.50 P. M. I there found Colonel Keys, of the One Hundred and Eighteenth New York volunteers, who told me that he intended to cross fou
I said to General Johnston, in closing my dispatch: I am collecting troops here, and can send you four thousand (4,000) at once, if absolutely necessary ; and, accordingly, the brigades of Generals Tilghman, Rust, and Buford, were, on the thirteenth of April, placed under orders to move with dispatch to Tullahoma, while General Vaughn's brigade, of East Tennesseans, was ordered to be held in readiness to move at short notice. Major L. Mims, Chief Quartermaster, was instructed to furnish the n until the fourteenth of April, General Pemberton's reports, all by telegraph, indicated that the efforts of the enemy would be against General Bragg rather than himself, and looked to the advancement of his attempt on Vicksburg. In that of April thirteenth, he says: I am satisfied Rosecrans will be reinforced from Grant's army. Shall I order troops to Tullahoma? On the seventeenth of April General Pemberton telegraphed the return of Grant and the resumption of the operations against Vicksb
separate and independent department, over which I had no control whatever. (See letter of Major James, hereunto appended, marked D.) Opened fire on the thirteenth of April, which was kept up, at intervals, for five days, when the mortars opened, and, from that time, with but a single interruption of a few hours, a bombardment fter great exertions, cheerfully made by both officers and men, and by working the garrisons by reliefs night and day, this work was all accomplished by the thirteenth of April. No sooner had the two rifled seven-inch navy guns been placed in position, however, than orders arrived to dismount one of them immediately, and to send tof woods below Fort Jackson, but were soon forced to retire by a few shots from our batteries. This was his first reconnoissance and our fire was not returned. April 13. Several of the hostile gunboats again came up to make observations. They would occasionally show themselves, singly or in pairs, above the point of woods, a