Sunday, February 10, 2013

Island No. 10

ST. LOUIS, April 10. – a special report from Island No. 10, says 200 hogsheads of sugar, several hundred barrels of molasses, 80 cannon, 400 wagons, 126 horses, 600 mules, 5,000 stand of small arms, 30 pieces of light artillery, and a great quantity of blankets, clothing, &c., have fallen into our hands.  The total number of prisoners captured is 5,000 – one Maj. Gen., McCall and Brig. Gens. Gaull, Waller and Scham.  The prisoners are being embarked for Illinois as rapidly as possible.

About 56,000 solid shot and immense quantities of ammunition also taken.

– Published in the Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 12, 1862, p. 3

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