CAIRO, March 25. – Gunboat Conestoga just arrived.
There is no change in position of affairs at Island No. 10. Mortars are firing irregularly – about once in an hour. Rebels do not reply. – No signs of evacuation of the Island. Enemy so far as can be discovered, are in full force both on the Island and on the main land.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 29, 1862, p. 3