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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 11 3 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 3 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 36: operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahlgren, 1863.--operations in Charleston harbor, etc. (search)
were provided for getting her off, but without success, even at high water, as already stated. At 7 A. M. the enemy perceived her condition, and began to fire upon her from Moultrie, about 3,000 yards distant. The iron-clads were ordered up to cover the grounded Monitor, which meanwhile replied to the enemy's fire, and, in less than half an hour, blew up one of the Confederate magazines. At the next high water the Weehawken was fortunately floated, after the most strenuous efforts of Commander Colhoun, officers and crew. The only casualties on board the Weehawken on this occasion were three men wounded by a shot from Battery Bee. Up to this time the operations of the Navy had been well conducted. There was a perfect co-operation between the commanders of the respective forces; and, as the Army advanced its parallels and breaching batteries toward Wagner, the Ironsides and the Monitors advanced on the water, keeping up a well-directed fire, the effect of all which is shown by it
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
Dennison; A. D. Vance, Lieutenant-Commander J. Upshur; Moccasin, Acting-Ensign James Brown; Gettysburg, Lieutenant R. H. Lamson; Alabama, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Frank Smith; Keystone State, Commander H. Rolando; Nansemond, Acting-Master J. H. Porter; Emma, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant T. C. Dunn; Tristram Shandy, Acting-Ensign Ben. Wood; Governor Buckingham, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant J. McDiarmid; Little Ada, Acting-Master S. P. Crafts. I should have mentioned that the Saugus, Commander Colhoun, was not in the first day's fight; she arrived from Hampton Roads the morning of the 25th, just in time to take her place with the other Monitors, and anchored within eight hundred yards of Fort Fisher; though there was no response of any consequence from the fort, she did good service in knocking away traverses, etc., and only fired slowly until the army should come up. At no time during this day's work did any of the vessels open all their batteries; the order was to fight only one d