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fair lady concerning the killed and wounded of Captains King's and Dawson's companies of the Fourth Alabama Regiment; and confessing as I do an allegiance to the fair sex, as well as to "Uncle Jeff," I cheerfully comply with her request. I furnish the official report submitted by the officers in command of the respective companies inquired about: Company G, Captain King.--Wounded--2d Sergeant W A Lockett, painfully in shoulder; 4th Sergeant M M Cooke, slightly in thigh; 21 Corporal F G Butler, seriously in thigh; 4th Corporal Ira G Tarrant, dangerously in throat; Privates James R Crowe, fore arm fractured; J A Cosby, painfully in thigh; Wm H Fiquet seriously in arm; Jno Couch, slightly in shoulder; A B Downs, cannister shot in shoulder, (painfully); W D Johnston, slightly in side; Samuel W McKerrall, dangerously through body; James M Snirus, slightly in hip; Oliver H Spencer, slightly in side and head; George F Stevens, seriously in hip; Stephen W Pleasant, painfully in knee.
The war News. The city was considerably excited yesterday by a report that the expedition which sailed southward from Fortress Monroe on Monday last, under command of Gen. B. F. Butler, had attacked and captured Fort Hatteras, on the North Carolina coast. The authority for this report was the subjoined statement in the columns of the Petersburg Express, of yesterday: We learn from a source every way reliable that at an early hour Thursday morning it became evident to the small Confederate force stationed at Fort Hatteras, on the coast of North Carolina, that the fleet, which was first discovered off Hatteras Tuesday evening, contemplated an attack at that point. About half-past 9 o'clock the powerful vessels opened fire on the Fort. The fire was vigorously returned, but after twenty rounds from the Fort the ammunition became exhausted, and the entire garrison, under command of Captain Barron, late of the United States Navy, surrendered, and were made prisoners by Butter
The capture of Fort Hatteras. Wilmington, N. C., Aug, 30. --Official intelligence received here this morning, states that Hatteras Battery was taken at 11 A. M., yesterday, by the Federal fleet and forces under Gen. Butler. Five hundred and thirty-five prisoners were taken, including Col. Barron and Col. Bradford. Latest.--Wilmington, 8 P. M.--The latest intelligence from Hatteras announces that Forts Hatteras and Clark, (two miles north of Hatteras,) have been taken by the Federals. Our men fought bravely, and the loss on our side in killed was about forty, and wounded twenty. Another report says that we had eighty killed and wounded. The balance of our force, from six to eight hundred, were taken prisoners. Only ten or twelve escaped.