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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 8 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 8 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 2 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1863., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 5: naval attack on Charleston. (search)
n informed of the strength of the attacking force in guns and in material resistance, and the failure of many of the guns to operate when they were most needed. A part of the defences at that time consisted of seventy-six guns of large calibre, which bore over the area occupied for a time by the vessels attacking. H. R. Ex. Doc. No. 69, Thirty-eighth Congress, First Session, page 85 (Report on Armored Vessels), states: There was a cylinder torpedo off Fort Wagner under charge of Mr. Langdon Cheves, who endeavored to explode it for ten minutes. He could not have placed the Ironsides more directly over the torpedo, but the confounded thing, as is usual with them, would not go off when it was wanted. The character of the defences of Charleston and the ability of the attacking force will appear more fully in the closing pages relating to operations on that coast. The considerations that were operative in the mind of the flag-officer are given in his report of April 15th. He says:
t seq., 181, 183 et seq., 197, 202 et seq., 205, 209 Chadwick, Ensign, 143 Chaplin, Lieutenant-Commanding J. C., commands the Dai Ching, 155, 177, 189 Chapman, Lieutenant, 237 Charleston. S. C., blockade of, 11; stone fleet sunk in harbor, 41 et seq.; proclamation concerning blockade, 78 et seq.; attack on, 91 et seq.; failure in reducing, 104 et seq.; operations against, 121 et seq. Charleston, the, Confederate ram, 157 Chasseur, the, 179 Chester, Ensign, 237 Cheves, Mr., Langdon, 104 Chickamauga, the, Confederate privateer, 244 Chicora, the, Confederate vessel, 74, 157 Chippewa, the, U. S. gunboat, 128. 194, 218, 228, 243 Chimo, the, 110, 215 Cimarrone, the, 131 Clinch, Fort, see Fort Clinch Clover, the, U. S. tug, 155 Coffin, Ensign, 237 Colhoun, Commander E. R., 125, 128, 141, 177, 189 Collins, Lieutenant, Commanding Napoleon, 21 Collyer, the, 211 Colorado, the, U. S. frigate, 7, 217, 221, 224, 228 Columbia, the,