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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 4 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 1, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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ying off near the Louisiana shore, and it is also supposed that they have a land battery of two guns on shore near Mr. Burney's place. They kept up a vigorous bombardment for three hours, and averaged about one shell a minute. At first their aim was directed at our batteries, but afterwards they commenced throwing, their shells indiscriminately in every direction, nearly all falling short. Some came within a short distance of the city; some fell in the river, and some were seen to fall in DeSoto. Our batteries escaped injury, and nobody was hurt. Some old houses below the city were struck, but no serious damage done. The principal damage was the digging up of a patch of potatoes by the shells. A shell struck the residence of Mr. Victor F. Wilson, entering the northwest corner, and from thence to the cellar, where it exploded, tearing things to pieces generally, and coming out at the top of the building. We are informed that one of our citizens, a noncombatant, was wound