Browsing named entities in Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.. You can also browse the collection for July 18th or search for July 18th in all documents.

Your search returned 5 results in 2 document sections:

Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 36: operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahlgren, 1863.--operations in Charleston harbor, etc. (search)
a large majority of the officers of the Navy; and, as the siege of Charleston is related, it will be seen that he followed the path of wisdom in declining to risk the loss of his vessels and their crews without adequate compensation. On the 18th of July another combined attack of the Army and Navy was made on Fort Wagner. After the failure of the assault by the troops, General Gillmore proceeded to bring his heaviest guns into position to play upon the besieged earth-work, as well as to thro. The plan of the contest now consisted in pushing the siege-works up as close as possible to Wagner, and to annoy the enemy as much as possible with sharp-shooters and bursting shells, which plan the latter were not slow to follow. On the 18th of July, General Gillmore had succeeded in getting into position, to bear on the opposing works, twelve heavy guns and eight mortars, within eight hundred yards of Wagner; and when his arrangements were all completed he notified Rear-Admiral Dahlgren
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 47: operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of 1863 and in 1864. (search)
ation (September 7) that some ironclads or gun-boats were not engaged with the enemy's works. The following table will exhibit the work done by the fleet from July 18th to September 8th: Date. 1863. Object. Vessels engaged. July 18. Assault on Wagner Montauk, Ironsides, Catskill, Nantucket, Weehawken, Patapsco, Paul JonesJuly 18. Assault on Wagner Montauk, Ironsides, Catskill, Nantucket, Weehawken, Patapsco, Paul Jones, Ottawa, Seneca, Chippewa, Wissahickon. July 22. Wagner Nantucket, Ottawa. July 24. Wagner (to cover advance.) Weehawken, Ironsides, Catskill, Montauk, Patapsco. Nantucket, Ottawa, Dai Ching, Paul Jones, Seneca. July 25. Wagner Ottawa, Dai Ching, Paul Jones. July 28. Wagner Weehawken, Catskill, Ottawa. July 29. Wagnthe Confederate batteries in Charleston harbor while reducing Morris Island. Date. 1863. Name. Ro'ds fired. Hits by Enemy Dist'nce Yards. Object. Remarks. July 18. New Ironsides. 805 4 1,400 Wagner   July 20. New Ironsides. 168 13 1,300 Wagner.   Aug. 23. New Ironsides. 90 4   Wagner. Ship was underway — distance vari