At various points, the house was most likely used as a hospital for Union soldiers.
Of the 155 Union soldiers, 123 were killed during the battle.
The Union soldiers made no move to stop any of this traffic.
The rest of the Union soldiers were either captured or killed.
During the war, 109 Union soldiers and about 40 civilians died on the island as well.
Using these numbers, 15% of Union soldiers deserted during the war.
Within days the Union soldiers had arrested several local men, with no known charges against them.
Only one Union soldier had been killed and two wounded.
At this point, the Union soldiers continued the attack against the remaining lines.
The Union soldiers moved to a log building for cover and returned fire.