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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 2: bombardment and fall of Fort Sumter.--destruction of the Norfolk Navy Yard by the Federal officers. (search)
the Federal officers. First gun of the civil war fired. batteries at Cummings Point. Capt. McCready's battery. Capt. Hamilton's floating battery. Major Anderson. Sumter returns the fire. unequal contest. tardy attempts to relieve Sumter. indignant people. Anderson's gallant fight, and surrender to the secessionisAnderson's gallant fight, and surrender to the secessionists. effect of the surrender of Sumter. Lincoln's position toward Virginia. Gen. Scott and the Virginians. Commodore McCauley. secrets of the Navy Department made known by disloyal officers. conspirators at work. a plot to seize Norfolk Navy Yard. the Navy Department powerless. Commodore Paulding summoned. hostile attitudthat would unite the whole South in the measures then pending to form a Southern Confederacy, or whatever kind of government they might finally drift into. Major Anderson, the Commander of Sumter, received the first shot and shell in silence; the batteries at regular intervals continued to belch forth their deadly missiles, and
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 10: naval engagement at South-West pass.--the Gulf blockading squadron in November, 1861. (search)
ces to go to Charleston, communicate with Colonel Anderson, and return with the required informationrender, yet no steps were taken to relieve Major Anderson by sending reinforcements or supplies; norment. He also wished if possible to visit Major Anderson. In consequence, with the consent of thavy, and stated to him his desire to visit Major Anderson, and Hartstene in consequence introduced hved after dark and remained two hours. Major Anderson seemed to think it was too late then to unof supplies, and it was decided by him and Major Anderson that he could report to the government thashed. Mr. Fox made no arrangements with Major Anderson for reinforcing or supplying the fort, andwould arrive in New York and the time when Major Anderson would be out of provisions, when he would s plan was also abandoned, and on the 14th Major Anderson evacuated, and with his troops was taken nrs after the Baltic left for New York with Major Anderson's command on board. Mr. Fox from his s[2 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
that made good workshops for the fleet. On the afternoon of the 6th, the Chickasaw was sent in to shell Fort Gaines, and this was so effectually done that Colonel Anderson, the commander, soon came to terms. He had not much of a garrison — most of his men being raw recruits and boys — but he seems to have been a sensible man, nication to Admiral Farragut offering to surrender, and requesting that he be given the best conditions. General Granger was sent for by the Admiral to meet Colonel Anderson and Major Brown on board the flag-ship, where an agreement was signed, by which Fort Gaines was surrendered unconditionally. All private property (except arofficers had no swords to deliver, and, further, that some of those that were surrendered were broken. He draws attention to the different course pursued by Colonel Anderson, who commanded at Fort Gaines, and turned over everything in good order. The Admiral reflects very severely on General Page and his officers for their wan
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
ributed under acts of March 3, 1819, and August 5, 1861. 2,146 67 291 75 1,854 92 Key West   W. G. Anderson. Schooner By-George. 512 76 209 45 303 31 do Oct. 24, 1863 Sagamore. Schooner Brave. 8o Jan. 23, 1863 Santiago de Cuba. Schooner Lily 5,189 53 835 88 4,353 65 do Oct. 13, 1863 W. G. Anderson. Schooner Lynnhaven 7,000 00 401 15 6,598 85 New York Dec. 8, 1863 Delaware, Louisiana, Hne 9, 1864 De Soto. Schooner Mack Canfield 33,445 11 3,028 13 30,416 98 do April 12, 1864 W. G. Anderson.   Merchandise, 4 mules and 1 buggy 365 00 93 27 271 73 Springfield April 23, 1864 Argosy, 1834 Penobscot. Schooner Reindeer, cargo of 8,895 29 2,051 53 6,843 76 do Nov. 25, 1863 W. G. Anderson. Schooner Rising Dawn 3,212 70 1,213 69 1,999 01 do Jan. 11, 1864 Mount Vernon. Schoon1863 James S. Chambers. Schooner Royal Yacht 27,676 28 2,653 74 25,022 54 do Nov. 2, 1863 W. G. Anderson. Schooner Rebekah 2,858 09 426 08 2,432 01 do Feb. 29, 1864 J. S. Chambers. Sloop Rela