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otions of using a pickaxe, or some such implement. Captain Ward now signalled the Anacostia to approach within hail, whe river and creek. On gaining the deck of the Freeborn, Capt. Ward and Lieut. Collins consulted for a short time, and the plan of operations was soon agreed upon. Captain Ward then took up a position about two thousand five hundred yards from theensued. It was at length broken by the cheery voice of Captain Ward, saying, "I am about to fire on the steamer." Boom ! we steamer, about her own length from her.--"Now," said Captain Ward, "I am going to aim at the depot," a red building at thng at the hill battery, while the forward gun — served by Capt Ward himself, ably assisted by Master's Mate Gray, who, though When this had been done to the entire satisfaction of Captain Ward, he trained his forward gun to bear on the hill batteryallow water prevented us from going in close; therefore Captain Ward ceased firing — an example that was followed by the Ana