to have been buried, and eleven wounded are on board this vessel.
Many were carried away.
Lieut. Murdaugh, late of the United States Navy, among the number, with the loss of an arm.
We met with federate States, and in charge of the medical department of Forts Hatteras and Clark, that ex-Lieut. Murdaugh, of the U. S. Navy, was very badly injured — a fragment of shell striking his forearm and enants Johnston and Grimes; No.
eight, a gun mounted on naval carriage, was commanded by Lieutenant Murdaugh, of the C. S. N, assisted by Lieutenant Sharp and Midshipman Stafford.
Capt. Thomas H.e conduct of the officers and men at the naval gun, who fired frequently to try the range.
Lieut. Murdaugh was badly wounded; Lieut. Sharp was knocked down by a shell, which passed through the paraphipman Stafford cheered on the men, behaving in a most gallant manner.
After the fall of Lieut. Murdaugh, his men bore him to the commodore's boat and he escaped.
I am, very truly and respectfu
see Fortress: Monroe.
Montauk, the, 83 et seq., 88, 90, 92, 94 et seq., 125, 127 et seq., 131, 138, 242
Montgomery, the, 218, 228
Monticello, the, 165 et seq., 172, 174, 196, 200, 211, 218, 228
Morley, Captain M. B., 179
Morris Island, 117, 122, 125, 128, 130, 134 et seq., 141, 145, 156
Morse, the, 177, 183 et seq., 186, 189
Morton, the, Confederate steamer, captured, 70
Mount Vernon, the, 175, 210 et seq., 218
Mullan, Assistant Engineer, 218, 221
Murdaugh, Lieutenant, 170
Murray, Lieutenant-Commanding A., 177 et seq., 185, 187, 189
Mystic, the, U. S. steamer, 7
Nahant, the, 87 et seq., 92, 97 et seq., 117, 125, 127, 131
Nansemond, the, 210, 229
Nantucket, the, 90, 92, 96, 128 et seq.
Nashville, the, Confederate vessel, destruction of, 85 et seq., 121
Naval attack, plan of, 232
Negroes, rejoicing at Beaufort, 34 et seq.; desolation of, at Hutchinson's Island, 37 et seq.; as spies, 43
Nereus, the, 228
exactly 75--too many by all, indeed, but less than had been feared in this region of pap and plunder.
The Secession candidates were elected by large majorities.
I give you the vote in city and county combined, and then in this city:
In the city the vote for the ratification of the Ordinance of Secession was 979; against ratification, 75.
Wilson received 771 votes, and Murdaugh 633.
The Marion Rifles, of which company I spoke yesterday, have been disbanded.
Col. Pryor reported to the General that in his opinion they were disloyal to the South and the State.
He mustered his force at the Hospital, ordered this company to advance eight paces, to ground arms — made a speech to them such as affected some of the men to that inward throbbing which gushes out in tears, and then marched them off the post.