Feb 25 1863. The Rebels have turned our captured vessel against us. I wrote Gen. Halleck,
BEFORE Vicksburg, MISS.,
February 25, 1863-12. 30 a. m.,
Major General H. W. HALLECK,
The Queen of the WEST is now at Warrenton, with the rebel flag flying. Distant firing was heard, lasting from 4 p. m. yesterday until 1 this morning. It is supposed to have been between the Queen and Indianola. Apprehension is felt for the safety of the Indianola.
U. S. GRANT.
The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 7, p 358-9
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