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The arrest of Lieutenant Brown. --Lieut. Isaac N. Brown, of the Niagara, at Boston, left that vessel after his resignation, and stopped at the Tremont House previous to taking passage for his native State, Mississippi. Having purchased his ticket he was molested by a Boston mob, his baggage was broken open and searched, and finally he was arrested and held subject to the orders of the Governor.
h of April, 1861. Lieutenant E. L. Winder, from the 22d of April, 1861. Lieutenant R. D. Minor, from the 22d of April, 1861. Lieutenant O. F. Johnston, from the 22d of April, 1861. Lieutenant J. S. Maury, from the 18th of April, 1861. Lieutenant R. B. Pegram, from the 17th of April, 1861. Lieutenant James H. Rochelle, from the 17th of April, 1861. Lieutenant Wm. L. Powell, from the 20th of April, 1861. Lieutenant H. H. Lewis, from the 20th of April, 1861. Lieutenant Isaac N. Brown, from the 28th of April, 1861. Lieutenant Chas. M. Fauntleroy, from the 7th of May, 1861. Lieutenant J. Pembroke Jones, from the 29th of April, 1861. Lieutenant Geo. T. Sinclair, from the 16th of April, 1861. Lieutenant C. C. Sims, from the 22d of April, 1861. Lieutenant C. F. M. Spotswood, from the 18th of April, 1861. Lieutenant C. B. Poindexter, from the 18th of April, 1861. Lieutenant John M. Brooke, from the 20th of April, 1861. Lieutenant W. H. Parker,
others. Our smoke stack was so shot to pieces that we lost steam, and could not use our vessel as a ram. We were otherwise cut up, as we engaged at close quarters. Loss ten killed, fifteen wounded, and others with slight wounds. [Signed] Isaac N. Brown, Lieutenant Commanding. The Government also received the subjoined dispatch from General Van-Dorn, giving some additional particulars of the victory, and bestowing a proper tribute of praise upon the gallant commander of the Arkanscers and men: Vicksburg, July 15.--The sloop-of- war Arkansas, under cover of our batteries, ran gloriously through twelve or thirteen of the enemy's rams, gunboats, and sloops-of-war. Our loss is ten men killed and fifteen wounded. Captain Brown, her commander and hero, was slightly wounded in the head. Smoke stack of the Arkansas is riddled, otherwise she is not materially damaged, and can soon be repaired. Two of the enemy's boats struck their colors, and ran ashore to ke
and escaped to some point on the Yazoo, where she has remained in safety — the workmen being actively engaged in finishing her. This vessel, (the Arkansas,) as our readers were delighted to learn from yesterday's paper, was finished, left her hiding place on the 15th instant, and proceeding down the river entered the Mississippi, triumphantly ran the gauntlet of the large fleet of Federal vessels above Vicksburg, encountering them as the passed, and inflicting heavy losses upon them. Lieut Isaac N. Brown, her gallant commander on the occasion, has, with his noble vessel, revived the hopes of the nation, and assured the world that the Confederate navy is not yet dead. The secrecy with which the Arkansas has been completed is a matter for admiration. The Yankees themselves cannot be more surprised than we were at the news of her brilliant exploit. She had been forgotten altogether. Her safe arrival at Vicksburg gives that city invaluable aid in her heroic determination to resist
The Trium of the Arkansas. A correspondent of the Mobile News, writing from Vicksburg on the 16th, describes the arrival of the Arkansas there. She was in command of Lt. Isaac N. Brown, a veteran of the rate United States Navy. The letter says: As she neared this goodly city, in the vicinity of the Yankee fleet above, sight of our batteries, the became most and the and shot from the infuriated enemy fell in about the plucky little craft as she was boldly steaming her way down within a few yards of their guns. But on she sped, undisturbed and undismayed, shaking off the monaster shells as a dog snakes off the water from his back.--in a very short time the gallant Arkansas passed by our upper batteries, and in a few minutes more she was safely moored at the war; before the city. Upon examination it was discovered that the casualties to ten killed, and a small number slightly wounded; and the boat sustained no injury whatever, with the exception of having her sm
ning hour — a bill to reorganize and promote the efficiency of the Medical Department of the Army — was postponed and made the special order for the morning hour on Monday. Mr. Kenner, of La, from the Committee of Ways and Means, introduced a joint resolution to extend the present session of Congress to Monday, the 6th of October, at 12 o'clock M. The resolution was considered and passed — Yeas 55, nays 12. Mr. Chambers, of Miss., introduced a joint resolution of thanks to Lieut. Isaac N. Brown, and all under his command, for the signal exhibition of skill and gallantry on board the steamer Arkansas, on the Mississippi river, July 14th, 1862. Passed. Mr. Miles, of S. C., from the Military Committee, reported a bill to purge the army of ignorant and incompetent officers, which is as follows: Whereas, The efficiency of our army and the health and comfort of our soldiers in the field depend upon the skill, competence, and attention to duty of the officers in the serv<
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