War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0576 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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VIII.

U. S. STEAMER BROOKLYN, August 5, 1864 - 10.10 a. M.

Rear-Admiral DAVID G. FARRAGUT:

The Loyal is not with us. The fleet surgeon is not here, but on the Richmond.

JAS. ALDEN,

Captain, commanding.

IX.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 5, 1864 - 11 a. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

How did you get off?

X.

U. S. STEAMER BROOKLYN, August 5, 1864 - 11.30 a. M.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD:

About 11 killed and 30 wounded.

JAS. ALDEN,

Captain, commanding.

XI.

U. S. STAMER HARTFORD, August 5, 1864 - 3 p. M.

Captain DENICKE,

Signal Officer, U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Call the Lackawanna 1423. Tell the captain to send one third assistant engineer, one coal heaver, and one fireman to the rebel ram Tennessee.

DAVID G. FARRAGUT,

Rear-Admiral.

XII.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 5, 1864 - 3.30 p. M.

Captain JAMES ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Send one third assistant engineer, one coal heaver, one fireman to the rebel ram Tennessee.

DAVID G. FARRAGUT,

Rear-Admiral.

XIII.

U. S. STEAMER HARTFORD, August 5, 1864 - 6 p. M.

Captain ALDEN,

Commanding U. S. Steamer Brooklyn:

Send five men and a master's mater to the Selma.

DAVID G. FARRAGUT,

Rear-Admiral.

XIV.

U. S. STEAMER BROOKLYN, August 5 [6?], 1864 - 6 a. M.

Rear-Admiral DAVID G. FARRAGUT:

I think Fort Powell has been evacuated. One of the enemy's boats is now there on fire.

JAS. ALDEN,

Captain, commanding.