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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 9 5 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 7 1 Browse Search
General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant 3 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 2 2 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 9: operations of Admiral Dupont's squadron in the sounds of South Carolina. (search)
of South Carolina. Arduous duties performed by Dupont's officers. various expeditions. expeditions. valuable services of Capt. Boutelle and officers of coast Survey. Com. C. R. P. Rodgers makes reconnoissance of Warsaw Inlet. Lieutenant Barnes invades forts. Commander Drayton goes up the North Edisto River. object of the expeditions. difficulties in the way of gunboats. Ogeechee Sound and the great Ogeechee River examined. a second reconnoissance to Saint Helena Sound. gunbe of the enemy's battery there, which information was desired by the Commanding-General of our military forces, in anticipation of landing troops on Tybee Island. On approaching within a mile of the fort, and seeing neither men nor guns, Lieutenant Barnes was sent up with a flag of truce to examine the place, and found it evacuated. It was a heavy work,with platforms for eight guns. But the guns had been removed, the platforms cut and the magazine blown up. The expedition (consisting
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
ammunition and being struck thirty-nine times without apparent injury. The Confederate steamer Nashville had been closely watched for eight months by the blockading steamers Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander John L. Davis, the Dawn, Lieutenant John S. Barnes, and the Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander William Gibson. The Nashville lay under Fort McAllister loaded with cotton, and although a swift and well-appointed steamer, never ventured to run out. After several months she withdrew up the Ogeert Tarr; Acting-Ensigns, Whitman Chase, F. J. Brenton and H. S. Borden; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, Jacob Tucker; Acting-Second-Assistant, J. S. Turner; Acting-Third-Assistants, Wm. Ross and Erastus Barry. Steamer Dawn. Acting-Lieutenant, John S. Barnes; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, A. R. Holmes; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, R. C. Pierce; Acting-Masters, James Brown and J. W. Saunders; Acting-Master's Mates, A. Hartshorn, P. W. Morgan and Charles Myers; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistan
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 40: (search)
for undertaking so perilous an adventure. After this episode the Albemarle was strictly guarded, and remained at Plymouth, a constant source of anxiety to our naval authorities. The flotilla in the sounds was reinforced by some additional vessels and placed under the command of Commander William H. Macomb, an officer fully competent to perform the duties required of him. North Atlantic Squadron, January 1, 1864. Acting-Rear-Admiral, Samuel P. Lee. Fleet-Captain, Lieutenant-Commander John S. Barnes. Steam frigate Minnesota--Flag-ship. Lieutenant-Commander, John H. Upshur; Lieutenant, Jos. P. Fyffe; Fleet Surgeon, W. Maxwell Wood; Assistant Surgeons, G. S. Franklin, W. S. Fort and A. Mathewson; Fleet Paymaster, Chas. P. Upham; Chaplain, Thomas G. Salter; Marine Officers: Captain, John Schermerhorn; Second-Lieuten-ant, C. F. Williams; Acting-Masters, Robert Barstow, A. B. Pierson and W. H. Polly; Acting-En-signs, J. W. Grattan, E. R. Olcott, Richard Bates, John M. Co
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
d be brought into position. The river channel was very narrow, crooked and shoal, and the vessels had great difficulty in securing a berth where they could use their heaviest guns. The following gunboats were engaged: Lenapee, Lieutenant-Commander John S. Barnes; Sassacus, Lieutenant-Commander John Lee Davis; Mackinaw, Commander J. C. Beaumont; Maratanza. Lieutenant-Commander Geo. W. Young; Nyack, Lieutenant-Commander L. H. Newman; Chippewa, Lieutenant-Commander E. E. Potter; Shawmut, Lieued to within a thousand yards and opened a rapid and well-directed fire,which was returned with great vigor for half an hour. The Confederate fire then gradually ceased. They left the fort and retreated to Wilmington. The Army Lieutenant-Commander John S. Barnes, Chief-of-staff with Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, and commanding U. S. S. Lenapee. in Cape Fear River, after the attack on Fort Fisher. came up half an hour afterwards and found the fort in possession of the Navy. In this day's fight