When I made his acquaintance he was commanding a dispatch-boat, carrying sixty men and four cannons.
The fight that ensued had continued for perhaps half an hour, when the quartermaster reported the dispatch-boat approaching.
By this time the dispatch-boat was ready to return, and I went back to Chickasaw Landing.
Two days afterward the dispatch-boat came alongside, on her way up the river, and the major took passage on her for Cairo.
As soon as possible I took a dispatch-boat thence to Washington City.
The dispatch-boat had scarcely left the Boxer, when the officer of the deck reported a canoe approaching.
This meeting between General Buell and myself was on the dispatch-boat used to run between the landing and Savannah.
A few hours later the dispatch-boat Diligent came up, and brought the news that Vicksburg had surrendered.
But Sylvius Hogg did not confine his efforts to the expedition undertaken by the dispatch-boat "Telegraph."