Harper's Weekly 11/30/1861
THE LAST MEN AT BEAUFORT, S. C.
The day after the Fight the Seneca and two other
Gunboats, under the command of
Lieutenant Ammon, proceeded up to Beaufort and found but
One White Man In The
Town, And He Was Drunk.Report of the Expedition.
Policeman Wilkes, noticing by the last Number of Harper's
Weekly, that the well-
known Rogues, Mason and Slidell, were about to Pawn
some of their late Employer's
Property at Messrs. Bull, Crapaud & Co.'s Shop, kept a bright
look-out for'ard, and nabbed
them in the nick of time.