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Doc. 62.-expedition to bear bluff, S. C. Lieut. Com. Rhind's report. United States steamer Crusader, North-Edisto, March 3, 1862. sir: On the twenty-third instant I received information that the enemy were building a battery at Bear Bluff, opposite White Point. On the night of the twenty-fourth, accompanied by Lieut. Prentiss, I went up in our dingey, with three men, and landed without being discovered by the guard. Lieut. Prentiss and I went up and found the battery in an unfinished state, and looking about us discovered the magazine, found two of the picket-guard asleep in it, got one musket out from beside them without awakening them, returned to the boat and brought up two of the men to secure them. In doing so, I regret to say one of them was shot through the head, and instantly killed — the pistol in my hand going off accidentally in the struggle. We carried both to the boat, and escaped without discovery. The picket-guard at the battery that night consisted
rusader, detailing the circumstances of a concealed attack upon one of his boats, in which Acting Master William D. Urann was severely wounded. Lieut. Commanding Rhind, with the cooperation of Col. Fellows, of the army, commanding the post at North-Edisto, planned a night-attack upon the enemy; and, though not successful in surprising them, had a short engagement with the rebels, in which he says: The loss of the enemy, I feel sure, was sufficient to punish them for their cowardly attack on ourlso mentioned favorably. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, S. F. Du Pont, Flag-Officer Com'g South-Atlantic Blockading Squadron. To Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy. Lieut. Rhind's report. U. S. Steamer Crusader, North-Edisto, April 20. sir: On the eighteenth, a party of the enemy, concealed in the woods below Seabrook's plantation, fired on one of our boats, sent there to assist Mr. Reynolds, Government Agent, in securing some cotton. Acting Master W. D. Urann