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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The Confederate invasion of
New Mexico and Arizona. (search)
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter
: military operations in 4 Western Virginia, and on the sea-coast (search)
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)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 199 (search)
Doc. 189. occupation of Tybee Island, November 24, 1861. Flag-officer Dupont's report. flag-ship Wabash, Port Royal harbor, S. C., Nov. 25, 1861. sir: I have the honor to inform the department that the flag of the United States is flying over the territory of the State of Georgia. As soon as the serious injury to the boilers of the Flag had been repaired, I despatched Commander John Rodgers to Tybee entrance, the mouth of Savannah River, to report to Commander Missroon, the sen
outhern coast from our success at Port Royal is intense and all-pervading.
Savannah is nearly depopulated, and the trains go loaded with household and every description of goods, including negroes.
Fort Pulaski, November 25, 1861.
I suppose you have heard of affairs down here before this.
The enemy appeared around Tybee point about eleven o'clock A. M. yesterday. The sentinel reported them, and the assembly was beat; we were ordered to the guns; there we awaited
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 201 (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 203 (search)
Doc. 192 1/2. the campaign in Missouri. Rebel official report. Richmond, Nov. 25, 1861. To Colonel J. R. Purvis, Assistant Adjutant-General, Missouri State Guard: Colonel: My absence from Missouri on business connected with our State interest prevented my receiving until to-day your report of the 28th ult. During my superintendence, under Gov. Jackson's authority, of the affairs of our suffering State in its southern quarter, nothing has occurred to give me such satisfaction as the perusal of your account of General Thompson's short but brilliant campaign in the Ozark Mountains. To have ventured to advance more than one hundred miles from the main body of our forces, pass between the strongly garrisoned fortresses of the enemy at Ironton and Cape Girardeau, distant only a few hours' travel — the former by railroad and the latter by the Mississippi River--from St. Louis, and burn an important railroad bridge within fifty miles of that city, swarming with Lincoln troops,
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 213 (search)
Doc. 201. reconnoissance at Port Royal. Commander Drayton's report. United States steamer Pawnee, Port Royal harbor, Nov. 25, 1861. Flag-Officer S. F. Dupont: sir: In obedience to instructions contained in your letter of the 24th instant, I left this harbor at three A. M. of the 25th inst., in company with the Unadilla, Lieutenant Commanding Collins, and the Pembina, Lieutenant Commanding Bankhead, piloted by the Vixen, Captain Boutelle. We crossed this bar at half-past 4, and that of St. Helena at half-past 9--a steamer, supposed to be the General Clinch, being then off the Edisto River, which position she shortly left, and steamed up the river. I soon afterward came in sight of a fort on the point of Otter Island, into which, at the distance of a mile, I threw a few shells, as did the gunboats, to discover if it were occupied. There being no answer, I sent a boat on shore to take possession, and found it to be a regular triangular work, with two faces toward the w
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 226 (search)
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them., Chapter