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May 30th, 1861 AD (search for this): article 13
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.the Acquia Creek engagement. Headquarters F Co., near Acquia Creek, May 30, 1861. We are here still, having been prevented from changing our encampment, as we expected to have done ere this, by occurrences of a somewhat warlike nature. Yesterday afternoon, about dark, we were startled by the report of several cannon in succession — the noise being in the direction of the Creek. Hastily arming ourselves, we marched down and halted within a half a mile of our battery, which was being bombarded by a Federal steamer, which was said by our gunner, an old marine, and a native of Virginia, formerly employed on her, but more recently in the Navy-Yard at Washington, to be the Pawnee. After the discharge of 15 guns from the enemy and 12 from us of balls and shells, of which our gunner was certain that three were effective--two of them being ricochet shots striking her in the side, and the third, the last, a shell, exploded on her decks, c