MARCH 28, 1863.—Guerrilla attack on Steamer Sam. Gaty.
Report of Maj. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army.
Saint Louis, Mo., April 3, 1863—8 p. m.
A band of guerrillas took steamer Sam. Gaty, and murdered several soldiers and 9 contrabands. General Loan telegraphs that Colonel King, in pursuit, had two fights yesterday with guerrillas, totally routing them, mortally wounding their chief.
SAML. R. CURTIS, Major-General.
Maj. Gen. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief.