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en hundred from personal observation.
I am, Colonel, very respectfully, yours, Harvey Brown, Colonel Commanding. Col. E. D. Townsend, Asst. Adj.-Gen.
P. S.--I have seen a Pensacola paper, which gives their loss as follows: killed, twenty-one; wounded, thirty-eight; prisoners, twenty-two; which probably is not one-fourth their actual loss.
General Anderson is severely wounded.
Colonel Wilson's report.
Sixth regiment N. Y. S. V., camp Brown, Fort Pickens, Oct. 14, 1861.
General Arthur--Sir: We have had our first fight.
It was a terrible one for the enemy.
We lost nine men — wounded, seven; missing, ten--out of what few I had with me. You must know my companions are scattered about.
I have with me five companies, numbering three hundred and sixty, of which fifty were sick, forty-seven detailed on service at the fort, and about seventy on guard that night.
We have to watch a mile of the beach and three-fourths of a mile in front of our encampment.
The island is thr
By mistake we had some of our men killed by their comrades.
We laid down to fire, and many times the sand flew in our faces by the balls striking the ground.
I claim the honor of killing the man that killed Nelms.
Two of us fired at the same time, but I am satisfied that my shot took effect J. H.
Pensacola, Fla., Oct. 10, 1861.
The following is the list of casualties in the McDuffie Rifles, of Warrenton, Georgia, in the recent fight with the Federalists on Santa Rosa Island:
Lieut. Shivers is absent; Lieut. Nelms died of a wound — he was shot through the lungs; 2d Sergeant Beddo died of his wounds; 1st Corporal Canton killed and left on the island; Private D. L. Cody missing, supposed to be killed; Privates Allen Casen and L. C. Wheeler wounded, but not dangerously;----Wall, E. E. Cody, and B. Smith wounded very slightly.
There was warm work on the island, and a good many of the enemy were killed and wounded.
The Fifth Georgia regiment behaved nobly, while the enemy act