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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 9: reduction of Newbern—the Albemarle. (search)
was effected on the 7th of May. Lieutenant William B. Cushing had been given command of the steathe Ellis was set on fire in five places, and Cushing and his six comrades took to their small boatsulted from this lengthy siege. Lieutenant-Commanding Cushing, who lost the steamer Ellis in Nov goodlook-ing, who turned out to be privates. Cushing reports, The manner in which my orders were cthe National as of the Confederate forces. Cushing, commanding the — Monticello, blockading the barracks, supposed to contain a thousand men. Cushing says: The party captured the chief-engineer o what cause is unknown. In June Lieutenant William B. Cushing had received permission to attemption for weeks before of the daily progress of Cushing with his launch, from New York to the sounds head on to the Albemarle, Paymaster Swan, by Cushing's side, was wounded, but, he says, how many mget him ashore. The quotation marks are in Cushing's words. Cushing reached the shore comple[7 more...]
face as gallant men pressing onward as the Confederate defenders, who were flanked by a destructive fire of heavy shells; they had, in fact, either to abandon traverse after traverse or be killed where they stood. By nightfall the bastion was carried and some of the traverses on the sea face. As opportunity offered, officers and men of the navy who had been held fast under their imperfect cover, found their way around the palisades into the army lines or went within them higher up. Lieutenant Cushing, who was wounded, organized the sailors and took charge of a line of breastworks to protect the rear from a Confederate attack from the north along the sandspit, and thus released additional troops, who joined those already within the fort. But while the battle raged hot in the fort and its defenders looked for relief from Hoke's division along the peninsula, and have upbraided General Bragg because it did not advance, the half dozen gunboats placed close along the beach north of Ge
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111 Connecticut, regiment of: Sixth, 46 Conover, Acting-Lieutenant F. S., 72, 73 (note) Constellation, the, U. S. sloop, 7 Cony, Ensign, 198 et seq. Cosmopolitan, the, U. S. transport, 46 Cossack, the, U. S. steamer, 79 Cotton Plant, the, 205 et seq., 209 et seq. Craven, Ensign, 138 Crocker, Captain F., 179 Crosby, Lieutenant, Pierce, 165 Crusader, the, U. S. vessel, 63 Cumberland, the, U. S. vessel, 6, 82, 111, 166 et seq. Curlew, the, 19, 181 Cushing, Lieutenant William B., 194 et seq., 198 et seq., prowess of, 211 et seq., 236 Cushman, 233 Cuyler, the, 218, 228 D. Dacotah, the, U. S. steamer, 7, 196 Daffodil, the, U. S. tug, 155 Dahlgren, Rear-Admiral, 8, 116; relieves Dupont, 121 et seq.; before Sumter, 129 et seq.; demands surrender of Sumter, 137, 149; in Tulifing Creek, 153 et seq.; from Memoir of, 160 et seq. Dai Ching, the, 131, 146, 155 Daniels, Lieutenant-Commander, 238 Darlington, the, Confede