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The Daily Dispatch: May 3, 1864., [Electronic resource], Reported Sinking of two Yankee gunboats by the Florida. (search)
Reported Sinking of two Yankee gunboats by the Florida. The following dispatch was received at the Navy Department yesterday from the commandant at Fort Fisher, at the entrance of Wilmington harbor: Fort Fisher, May 1, 1864. Hon. S. R. Mallory, Secretary of Navy: Sir: I have authentic intelligence by Greyhound, from Nassau, that the Florida has sunk the Huntsville and another gunboat in the West Indies. Col. Lamb. The Huntsville is a screw ship of 817 tons, and five guns, and is one of the East Gulf squadron. The Florida is at present commanded by Lieut. C. M. Morris and S. W. Averett is her First Lieutenant. Capt. Maffit, who formerly commanded her, is sick, and was relieved from command in consequence thereof. He is now on his way home. We were unable to obtain a full list of her officers.
fence and support of Government. Referred. Mr. Hartridge also submitted a resolution as to whether the provisions of the act regulating the exportation of cotton, tobacco, and other products, apply to vessels running the blockade which belong to the Confed-States. Adopted. Mr. Echols, of Ga., introduced a bill to increase the salaries of the civil officers of the Government fifty per cent., and of the officers and soldiers in the army 100 per cent., both to take effect from the 1st day of May, 1864. Referred. Mr. Perkins introduced a bill to organize a corps of scouts and signal guards, to facilitate communication with the Trans-Mississippi Department. Referred. Mr. Welsh, of Miss., submitted a resolution to prevent frauds by buying Treasury notes east of the Mississippi, and selling them west of that river. Agreed to. Mr. Ramsey, of N. C., introduced resolutions of thanks to the 38th and 34th regiments North Carolina troops for their promptness and unanimity in
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