artillery engagement near howlett house (august 5 1864)

ORN X, p. 330: Report of Acting Rear-Admiral Lee, U. S. Navy, transmitting reports. Flagship Malvern, Beaufort, N. C., August 22,1864. Sir: Captain Smith, under date of 5th instant, reports operations in James River on the 3d, 4th, and 5th instant, for which the following is a summary…