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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.1 (search)
tirely disappeared. The outer harbor remained in the full possession of the two Confederate rams. Not a Federal sail was visible, even with spyglasses, for over twenty-four hours. It is, therefore, strictly correct to state that the blockade of the port of Charleston had been raised, for the time being, as was certified to by Commodore Ingraham, by the foreign consuls then in Charleston, and by myself. This view of the affair is strenuously disputed. A statement, signed on the 10th of February, 1863, by the commanders of the Housatonic, Flag, Quaker City, Augusta, Memphis, and Stettin, and forwarded to the Secretary of the Navy by Rear-Admiral Du Pont, sets forth that only the Keystone State and Mercedita were seriously damaged; that no vessels were greatly injured by fire, and that none of the fleet abandoned the blockading line, except on duty; they also state that the Confederate rams retreated to the cover of the forts.--editors. It is evident that had the seaworthy qual