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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 14 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 21, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 1 Browse Search
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veral of the gun-boats and one large steamer had been destroyed, and there is but little doubt that this fierce Northeastern wind will drive many more of them ashore. It began yesterday and has providentially increased up to this time, and, should it continue another day, none but the strongest ships would be able to stand it. If not entirely destroyed, our enemy will be decidedly weakened and in bad condition to make an attack upon the coast. This morning the light-boat anchored off Cape Henry, to take the place of the Cape light, which has been extinguished, broke from her moorings, and run ashore on Pleasure House beach. It was discovered by a portion of the Chesapeake Cavalry, who immediately took possession. They captured seven persons, and, among other things, seven muskets, a quantity of provisions, and three hundred gallons of oil. The following is a list of the prisoners, composing the keeper and guard of the boat: Alex. Ruak, Conrad Fritz, Thomas Segernin, Ed. Smith,
of troops, and was one of the transports of the expedition, went ashore and was burned, and that the men on board were saved. It is more probable that she foundered at sea and that all hands were lost, or that, if she went ashore, she was soon broken to pieces by the heavy sea that was running at the time, and which rendered the rescue of the troops simply impossible. As an evidence of the severity of the present gale, the light boat, that was strongly moored in the Middle Ground off Cape Henry, was broken loose from her fastenings and driven ashore on the Pleasure House beach. Old seamen say that light boats are never removed from their moorings in a storm unless the wind blows with extraordinary violence. The crew of seven men were taken in charge and brought to the city by a detachment of the Chesapeake Light Cavalry. Three or four hundred gallons of oil; a large quantity of provisions, severn muskets, and a few other articles of less value, were also secured by our men stat