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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 6 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) 5 1 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 2 2 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Minor operations of the South Atlantic squadron under Du Pont. (search)
oward the close of the month the force in Stono Inlet was composed of the Commodore McDonough, Lieutenant-Commander George Bacon, and the Isaac Smith, Acting-Lieutenant F. S. Conover. On the afternoon of the 30th Bacon sent the Smith up the Stono River to Legareville on a reconnoissance. Notwithstanding the vigilance of the looko trees at a bend in the river. The Smith was lying at anchor six hundred yards above the highest battery when it suddenly opened fire. The gun-boat replied, and Conover, seeing that he was caught in a trap, attempted to run down past the batteries, but upon reaching a point at the center of the enemy's concentrated fire, his vessel received a shot in the steam-chimney which disabled the engine. As there was neither wind nor tide to help him, Conover surrendered, after losing 8 killed and 17 wounded. The impossibility of bringing off the wounded prevented him from destroying the vessel. Upon hearing the firing, Bacon moved up the river in the Commodore Mc
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.7 (search)
om. J. M. Duncan, 4 8-inch, 1 30-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Wamsutta, Act. V.-Lieut. J. W. Kittredge, 4 32-pounders, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Keystone State, Com. W. E. Le Roy, 6 8-inch, 2 32-pounders, 1 50-pounder Dahlgren, 2 30-pounder Parrotts, 2 12-pounder rifle howitzers; Madgie, Act. Master F. B. Meriam, 1 30-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; Isaac Smith, Act. Lieut. F. S. Conover; James Adger, Com. T. H. Patterson, 1 9-inch, 6 32-pounders, 1 20-pounder Parrott, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; Augusta, Com. E. G. Parrott, 6 8-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott rifle, 2 30-pounder Parrott rifles, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Flag, Com. J. H. Strong, 4 8-inch, 1 10-inch pivot, 2 30-pounder Parrotts; Flambeau, Lieut.-Com. J. H. Upshur, 1 30-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 12-pounder heavy howitzers; Stettin, Act. Master C. J. Van Alstine, 1 30-pounder P