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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 45: the cruise of the Sumter and the havoc she committed. (search)
reat opportunity. President Castro, one of the South American adventurers, requested his assistance to reinstate him in the presidential chair of Venezuela; but the Confederate officer declined to play the part of a Warwick. Castro claimed to be President de jure, but Semmes professed to scorn all Governments except those that were de facto. After remaining a week at St. Anne's and accomplishing all he wanted, Semmes bade adieu to his kind friends and steamed out of the harbor on the 24th of July. Curacoa lies but a short distance from the coast of Venezuela. and as both the ports of La Guayra and Puerto Cabello have consider able trade with the United States, Semmes determined to look in upon them. When about thirty miles off the coast, a sail was sighted on the lee bow standing obliquely towards the Sumter. Chase was given, and in a short time a large schooner was taken. She proved to be the Abby Bradford, of New York, bound to Puerto Cabello. The schooner had left New Yor
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)
there were few days from the first attack on Morris Island (July 10) to its evacuation (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 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. Wagner Ironsides, Patapsco. July 30. Wagner Ironsides, Catskill, Patapsco, Ottawa. July 31. Batteries on Morris Island Ottawa. Aug. 1. Wagner Montauk, Patapsco, Catskill, Weehawken, Passaic, Nahant, Marblehead. Aug. 2. Wagner Ottawa. Marblehead