Sunday, January 20, 2013

1863 January 6 U.S. Steamer Currituck

                                  U. S. Steamer "Currituck"
           Mouth of Wighcomico River Station H.
                                January 6  1863

We captured this day two miles from
the mouth of Wighcomico River from a
contraband Crossing the river the Enclosed letter
from doctor J. R. Brown with Fifteen (15) Dollars
in Virginia money,  also two other Small papers.
I learn from the Contraband that J.R. Brown
was formerly a Doctor of Northumberland Co.
but now an officer in "Stuarts Rebel Cavalry".
  I also Enclose a Duplicate of J.R. Brown's
                            Very Respectfully
                                    Your obt. Servt.
                                          T.J. Linnekin
                                      Actg, Master Commdg.

To Commodore
   A. A. Harwood
      Navy Yard,

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