Browsing named entities in Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.. You can also browse the collection for August 20th or search for August 20th in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 31: operations of Farragut's vessels on the coast of Texas, etc. (search)
At the end of that time they refused to evacuate the place, and on August 16th opened fire on Kittredge's vessel from a battery planted behind the levee. This was replied to with spirit by the Union vessels, which kept up such an incessant and accurate fire on the enemy, that they were three times driven from their guns on that day. At night-fall the Union forces withdrew out of range. The next day the Confederates set fire to a steamer that had run aground and could not be moved. On August 20th, Lieutenant Kittredge went to work again on the enemy. He landed a 12-pounder howitzer under command of Master's Mate A. H. Reynolds, placed the schooner Reindeer, Master's Mate William Barker, in position to cover the landing party, and proceeded to enfilade the enemy's battery and pour shrapnel and canister into his flank. Master's Mate Reynolds moved up his howitzer to within musket range, and mowed the enemy down, the latter deployed 100 infantry to the right of the land party wit
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)
rris Island Wissahickon, Mahaska, Dan Smith, Ottawa, Dai Ching, Racer. Aug. 15. Wagner Racer, Dan Smith. Aug. 17. Batteries on Morris Island to direct fire from the batteries which opened on Sumter. Weehawken, Ironsides, Montauk, Nahant, Catskill, Passaic, Patapsco, Canandaigua Mahaska, Ottawa, Cimmaron, Wissahickon, Dai Ching, Lodona. Aug. 18. Wagner, to prevent assault Ironsides, Passaic, Weehawken, Wissahickon, Mahaska, Dai Ching, Ottawa, Lodona. Aug. 19. Wagner Ironsides. Aug. 20. Morris Island Ironsides, Mahaska, Ottawa, Dai Ching, Lodona. Aug. 21. Sumter and Wagner Ironsides, Patapsco, Mahaska, Dai Ching. Aug. 22. Wagner Weehawken, Ironsides, Montauk. Aug. 23. Sumter Weehawken, Passaic, Montauk, Patapsco, Nahant. Sept. 1. Sumter and obstructions Weehawken, Montauk, Passaic, Patapsco, Nahant, Lehigh. Sept. 5. Between Sumter and Gregg Lehigh, Nahant. Sept. 6. Wagner and Gregg Ironsides, Weehawken, Montauk, Passaic, Patapsco, Nahant, Lehigh. Sept