est about 500 yards in advance of the Webb, and the Batey, Lieutenant-Colonel Brand commanding (who I wrote you joined us with a force and sted momentum to her onset, we encountered the steamer Batey, Lieutenant-Colonel Brand commanding, who had cast off from the tender Grand Era, ans apparent the enemy was disabled and much demoralized.
Lieutenant-Colonel Brand with his command gallantly bore away, approached the enemyher surrender, and that she was in a sinking condition.
Lieutenant-Colonel Brand then boarded her upper deck, and received the sword of theutenant Brown.
This result must have been very gratifying to Colonel Brand, as it was obtained without the loss or injury of a single man is command.
Upon my reaching the deck of the Indianola, Lieutenant-Colonel Brand most handsomely acknowledged that the capture was entirelyly reported.
I have no doubt, if it had been necessary, that Colonel Brand and his gallant command would have again demonstrated that noth