Cruise of the U.S. Flag-Ship Hartford – From the Personal Journal of Wm. C. Holton

April 21st. At 1 o’clock this morning our gunboats returned, having succeeded in cutting the chain and setting two schooners adrift. At 3 o’clock all hands were aroused to ward off a large fire raft which among many others the enemy had sent adrift for our destruction, but like its predecessors it passed by harmless.

Cruise of the U.S. Flag-Ship Hartford–Wm. C. Holton

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