Schley, with the Flying Squadron, was then ordered to Cienfuegos.
The present Jagua, at the entrance to the bay of Cienfuegos.
Cervera determined upon the desperate expedient of steaming out in broad daylight and making for Cienfuegos.
He ordered a hurried march to Cienfuegos, and there took command.
Sir:—I have the honor to inform you, of my arrival at the port of Cienfuegos, with seven prizes of war.
The steamer which had brought us from Cienfuegos also took us to Nuevitas.
The thermometer had stood since early morning at 83°, during the long ride from Cienfuegos.
Cienfuegos, the town and harbour, 161;the surrounding country, 162.
Santiago, Matanzas, and Cienfuegos are ports having a considerable trade.
Cienfuegos had intended the command to have a quieting effect, but its result was exactly the reverse.