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gunboat — the Philippi, which I subsequently learned. The Richmond, Hartford and Brooklyn, in line of battle, followed by the remainder of the fleet, pushed by Fort Morgan under full headway, where they were encountered by the Tennessee, Morgan, Gaines and Selma. "The Tennessee and the other vessels steamed in close range of the advancing force, and poured a heavy fire into the leading ships. After a desperate engagement between the fleet, the Gaines retired to Fort Morgan in a sinking coking an armada formidable enough to swallow our little fleet at one gulp, and without an effort. the following is the force engaged on our side: Name of vessel.No of guns. Tennessee, iron-clad ram,6 Morgan, side-wheel gunboat,10 Gaines, side-wheel gunboat,10 Selma, side-wheel gunboat,6 Four vessels, guns32 Notwithstanding this great disparity of force--one iron-clad and three wooden gunboats against twenty of the most formidable ships in the Yankee navy — our little flee