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Three of the guns at Fort McRee bear the names of Jeff. Davis, W. L. Yancy, and Braxton Bragg.
l Bragg. An interesting letter from a young gentleman in the forces at Pensacola to his father in Virginia, confirms a statement, contradicted by the Northern papers, that the monster steamer Niagara was seriously injured in the attack upon Fort McRae. He says: "On the morning of the 26d, we again repeated to our battery and waited for Pickens to open upon us, which she did at a quarter to eleven. We let loose upon her and were soon again hotly engaged. The ships did not come in then until we had been fighting some two or three hours, when the Niagara moved slowly up and began firing again on Fort McRae. Capt. Kerr then turned his gun upon her, as did Captain Smith. Capt. Kerr struck her on the side near the bows, making her careen to one side as if she were sinking, and set off in a hurry to get out of reach. While she was leaving, Capt. Smith gave her a shot in the stern which injured her screw. All the other ships immediately crowded around her, and from that fact, am