hide Matching Documents

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Santa Rosa Island (Florida, United States) or search for Santa Rosa Island (Florida, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], Important correspondence — resignation of General Walker. (search)
r Northern files furnish us with the following items of news and interest: The Santa Rosa fight. The Federal accounts as might be expected, differ materially as regards the disaster to the conflicting forces engaged at the battle of Santa Rosa Island. It is a notorious fact that, with one exception, (the Leesburg,) every defeat they have sustained has been magnified by the Northern press into most brilliant and unprecedented victories to their side. Even the battle of Manassas has beeofficers were captured, among them Lieut. Jayne, formerly of the U. S. marines, who was badly wounded. General Anderson, who was in command of the rebels, was wounded in the arm in the act of embarking. The Zouave camp was situated on Santa Rosa Island, about one mile from Fort Pickens, and the forces were so distributed as to command all the approaches to the fort, and also to protect the batteries. The rebel forces, 1,500 strong, embarked from the Pensacola navy-yard in three large ste