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n. We ascended the river some twenty-five (25) miles, destroyed a ponton bridge, together with a vast amount of cotton, rice, and other property, and brought away seven hundred and twenty-seven slaves, and some fine horses. We had some sharp skirmishes, in all of which, the men behaved splendidly. I hope to report more fully in a day or two. I have the honor to be, General, Your most obedient servant, James Montgomery, Colonel Commanding S. C. V. A National account. Port Royal, S. C., June 6, 1863. We have at last received accurate intelligence of Col. Montgomery's expedition, which was most brilliant in its success. It was composed of five companies of the Second South-Carolina volunteers, (colored troops,) and a section of battery C, Third Rhode Island artillery, captain Brayton, all under command of Colonel Montgomery, and left Beaufort on transports about nine o'clock last Monday evening, en route for Combahee River. It had proceeded as far as St. Helena S
ive persons. S. F. D. flag-ship Wabash, Port Royal, S. C., June 19, 1863. Sir: I have the honorrs has been rewarded. The Atlanta is now in Port Royal, under the American flag, having unaided steates steamer Cimerone, for transportation to Port Royal. The Atlanta was found to have mounted twd made six knots against a head sea going to Port Royal. She was completely provided with instrumenamer Weehawken, South-Atlantic Squadron, Port Royal, S. C. Philadelphia Inquirer account. Port Royal, S. C., June 19, 1863. Now that the smoke of the late brilliant naval action in thisn. Providence Journal account. Port Royal, S. C., June 17, 1863. The work commenced sors and men of the rebel ram would soon be in Port Royal. Captures and rumors of captures are so mucerely wounded that he died on the passage to Port Royal. The wounds of the others were various in tng to go to sea via Warsaw Sound, proceed to Port Royal, and do such destruction as might be permitt
Doc. 54.-expedition to Bluffton, S. C. Lieutenant Commanding George Bacon's report. U. S. S. Commodore McDonough, Port Royal, S. C., June 4, 1863. sir: . . . On account of being detained by the Mayflower, it was long after daylight before we reached the point where the troops were to disembark, which was about three miles this side of Bluffton; meeting with no opposition at that point, the troops were landed in safety, and both them and ourselves advanced to the attack, the Mayflower having joined us in the mean time. I anchored from half to three quarters of a mile from the town, bringing our batteries to bear upon it. The land forces having without opposition occupied the town, I. moved up with this vessel and the transports for the purpose of being better able to cover their movements, as well as to be ready to reembark the troops in case of necessity,. as the enemy had mustered quite a large force in the rear of the town of infantry and cavalry. Soon after we ha
o the vessel without loss, bringing with them three of the prisoners — all that the boat would contain. The rebel officers and privates dress alike, and Mr. Cony was at a loss to know what three to retain. He settled the matter, however, by picking out the three best. looking ones, who all turned out to be privates. So the officers owed their safety to their lack of physique — a new feature in military strategy. While this was going on at the mainland, my pickets on the beach side, under Acting Master's Mate Proudfit, engaged and repulsed the rebel picket force in that quarter without loss on our side . . . . . . This schooner cleared from New-York for Port Royal, S. C., with an assorted cargo, and was towed once outside the line of the blockade by a gunboat. I shall try to learn the names of the patriotic citizens of my State who entered into this little speculation. W. B. Cushing, Lieutenant Commanding. To Acting Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, Commanding N. A. B. Squadron