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, Fla. Report of Brig.-General Brannan. headquarters expedition to St. John's River, steamship Ben Deford, Oct. 13, 1862. Lieutenant-Colonel W. P. Prentice, Aainst the rebel batteries at St. John's Bluff, and such other parts of the St. John's River as should contain rebel works: Forty-seventh regiment Pennsylvania volunte Ben Deford, Boston, Cosmopolitan, and Neptune, and arrived off the bar of St. John's River early on the following morning, October the first, but was unable to enteren made some time since on the gunboats employed on the inside blockade of St. John's River. A battery had been erected on the St. John's Bluffs, and heavy guns ple rebel forces had retreated beyond that point. We retain possession of St. John's River as far as Jacksonville. I have the honor to be, sir, very respectfully,Washington City. Account by a participant. steamer Ben Deford, St. John's River, Fla., Saturday, October 4--P. M. The military portion of the expedition,
id also Captain Eaton, Serrell's Volunteer Engineers, all of whom displayed the utmost zeal, energy, and ability in all they were called upon to perform. I have the honor to be, Captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant, William B. Barton, Colonel Forty-eighth New-York Volunteers, Commanding Fort. Capt. L. J. Lambert, Assistant Adjutant-General. A National account. Port Royal, Friday, October 24, 1862. Encouraged by the perfect success of the recent enterprise at St. John's River and the Bluffton salt-works, and true to the promise that he made his troops, of giving them active employment on assuming command of the Department of the South, Gen. Mitchel has just prosecuted a third expedition, of greater magnitude and of more important aim, which, while yielding fresh lustre to our arms, I grieve to say, has only partially achieved its object, and adds another long list to the names of martyrs in the Union cause. The special design of this enterprise was to des
Doc. 132.-recapture of Jacksonville, Fla. Report of General Saxton. Beaufort, S. C., March 14, 1863. Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War: sir: I have the honor to report, that the expedition which I sent up the St. John's River, Fla., consisting of the First regiment of South-Carolina volunteers, Colonel T. W. Higginson commanding, and a portion of tile Second South-Carolina volunteers, under Col. Montgomery, captured and took possession of Jacksonville, on Tuesday, the tenth iness and enthusiasm. On the seventh, the vessels reached Fernandina, where they were delayed for a day, until the plans of the commanders could be properly arranged, and on the morning of the ninth, they dropped anchor at the mouth of the St. John's River, under the guns of the naval steamers Uncas, Capt. Watson, and Norwich, Capt. Duncan. The sons of Mars and Neptune then consulted, and were not long in deciding to capture the town of Jacksonville, distant twenty miles up the river, which t