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are completely riddled.
One shot struck the steam valve, bending it, which slowed us down — fortunately not stopping the engine.
As you ordered me to return after delivering the dispatches, I passed the batteries again at night, but was not fired at. Ten shots struck the vessel in all, to say nothing of the bullets in the wood work from the sharpshooters. Very respectfully, your ob't serv't. E. P. McCrea, Lieutenant Commanding. Commander J. M. Gillis, commanding naval forces, James river.
The great battle before Richmond,[from the N. Y. World, June 30.]
A battle, which resulted, as we are informed by a trustworthy authority, in the grandest Union triumph of the war, and which would probably insure the capture of Richmond, took place at the close of last week, but the particulars we are not permitted to publish, Secretary Stanton having taken upon himself to prohibit the sending of all dispatches from Washington giving the details of the fight.