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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 7: the Trent affair. (search)
ly held this feeling in check until a favorable opportunity should occur, when, with some show of reason, it could assume an offensive attitude. With such opinions existing it would have been wiser for our Government in its then weak condition to have avoided anything that could in any way be considered unjustifiable, and to have endeavored as much as possible to prevent collisions of any kind with foreign powers, unless it was positively clear that we were in the right. On the 8th of November, 1861, an event occurred which created the wildest excitement throughout all parts of the United States and Great Britain; in fact, all Europe looked on with anxiety, anticipating a war between England and the Northern States of the Union. This excitement grew out of the arrest of the British mail steamer Trent on the high seas, by Captain Charles Wilkes, of the Captain Charles Wilkes. United States frigate San Jacinto, and taking from her four male passengers who claimed the protectio
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
c Report of Flag-officer Dupont:Flag-Ship Wabash, Off Hilton Head, Port Royal Harbor, Nov. 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to inform you that yester day I attacked the enemy's batteries on e out. S. F. D. General order no. 2. Flag-Ship Wabash, Hilton Head, Port Royal Bay, Nov. 8, 1861. It is the grateful duty of the Commander-in-chief to make a public acknowledgment of his ort of Commander Charles Steedman. United States Steamer Bienville, Port Royal Harbor, Nov. 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to report that in the action of yesterday with the forts this vessof Lieutenant-Commander T. H. Stevens. United States Gun-Boat Ottawa, Off Hilton Head, Nov. 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to report that, as soon as the Ottawa, under my command, could tak Report of Major John Geo. Reynolds, U. S. M. C. United States Ship Sabine, At Sea, November 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to report that the marine battalion under my command left Hampt
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Letters relating to the battle of Port Royal and occupation of the Confederate forts. (search)
c Report of Flag-officer Dupont:Flag-Ship Wabash, Off Hilton Head, Port Royal Harbor, Nov. 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to inform you that yester day I attacked the enemy's batteries on e out. S. F. D. General order no. 2. Flag-Ship Wabash, Hilton Head, Port Royal Bay, Nov. 8, 1861. It is the grateful duty of the Commander-in-chief to make a public acknowledgment of his ort of Commander Charles Steedman. United States Steamer Bienville, Port Royal Harbor, Nov. 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to report that in the action of yesterday with the forts this vessof Lieutenant-Commander T. H. Stevens. United States Gun-Boat Ottawa, Off Hilton Head, Nov. 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to report that, as soon as the Ottawa, under my command, could tak Report of Major John Geo. Reynolds, U. S. M. C. United States Ship Sabine, At Sea, November 8, 1861. Sir — I have the honor to report that the marine battalion under my command left Hampt