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operations in sounds of North Carolina.
Confederates invest Washington, N. C., but compelled to retire.
gun-boats engage and silence many batteries on Pamlico River.
names of officers and men who received commendations.
General spinola's testimony in regard to gallant conduct of Navy.
Lieutenant French's expedition.
On May 26th, Rear-Admiral Lee reports the operations in the sounds of North Carolina.
It appears that the Confederates had invested Washington, on the Pamlico River, which investment lasted eighteen days, and after a fruitless effort to take the place (which would have been of no use to them if they had succeeded), the enerred where the Army could help the Navy; but, when such was the case, the latter acknowledged the obligation in a most eulogistic manner.
This affair on the Pamlico River was very much like that on the upper Nansemond —— there were too few troops for the occasion.
These scattered garrisons, in badly-built and poorly-armed earth