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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 128 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 37 1 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, The camp, the battlefield, and the hospital: or, lights and shadows of the great rebellion 29 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 20 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 11 7 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) 10 2 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 9 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 5, 1864., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 35: operations of the North Atlantic Squadron, 1863. (search)
the capacity of one older and more experienced, and Cushing with dash and vigor never exceeded. Lamson especiand the sword of the Confederate commander. Lieutenant Cushing again, on this occasion, exhibited those highces and surround General Peck at Suffolk. It was Cushing who prevented the Confederates from crossing the rie of the gun-boats slackened for a moment. While Cushing was operating with his vessel, he also kept picketserience. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy. Cushing also came in for a share of commendation for his su demonstrated in the case of Lieutenants Lamson and Cushing, two daring young fellows, who lost no opportunity 1863, quite a gallant affair took place, when Lieutenant Cushing cut out and destroyed the blockade-running schooner Alexander Cooper. On the 12th, Cushing made a reconnaissance, in the boats of the Shokokon, of New To This performance almost sounds like romance, but Cushing's officers were all animated with his spirit, and w
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 39: Miscellaneous operations, land and sea.--operations in the Nansemond, Cape Fear, Pamunky, Chucka Tuck and James Rivers.--destruction of blockade-runners.--adventures of Lieutenant Cushing, etc. (search)
remarkable feat, more daring than important. Cushing was brave to recklessness, not seeming to carn of a thousand men. On the night of the 29th Cushing passed the forts at the south inlet of Cape Fure of Wilmington was then in contemplation. Cushing was always attempting what no one else would t discovery. Near the Zeke Island batteries, Cushing came very near being run down by a steamer — ere attacked. Coming to a very narrow creek, Cushing poled his boat along through it for some diste fellow took to flight instanter, pursued by Cushing on the captured horse; but after a chase of sd that there was no chance of overtaking him, Cushing gave up the pursuit. All this took place on nd. Notwith-standing the disparity of force, Cushing prepared to attack the guard-boat. Just th, their boat, though so deeply laden, carried Cushing and his party safely through the breakers; anre were ninety-nine chances in a hundred that Cushing and his party would be killed or captured, bu[28 more...]
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)
ed. destruction of the ram Albemarle by Lieutenant Cushing. names of officers and men who risked their lives with Cushing. bombardment of and capture of Plymouth, N. C. losses and fruits of victof October, 1864, the launches were ready, and Cushing got away with them from the New York Navy Yard. Cushing was not so well adapted for the command of a flotilla, even of steam-launches, as he boiler fire. Admiral Porter at once ordered Cushing to get some necessary rest and not to come ned and disarranged, was put in perfect order. Cushing was then instructed to proceed at once to bloall the assistance in his power, and, in case Cushing was successful, to attack and recover the towlymouth. On the very morning appointed for Cushing to set out, an order came from the Navy Deparges preferred by Mr. Secretary Seward against Cushing for violating certain neutral rights while inal, after a brief investigation, decided that Cushing was free from blame, and the brave fellow, wh[3 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
r in concert. The effect of the surrender of Fort Fisher was a stampede in all the forts south of Federal Point. Lieutenant Cushing was sent in the gun-boat Monticello around to Fort Caswell, a strong fortification, built in former days by the United States engineers as a protection to the Western bar. Lieutenant Cushing found Fort Caswell blown up, the works at Bald Head destroyed, Fort Shaw blown up, and Fort Campbell abandoned. These works, mounting 9 and 10 inch guns and 150-pounder Armsed the channel, and were nearly out of reach of projectiles from the seaward. After an examination of the forts, Lieutenant Cushing hoisted the American flag on Fort Caswell and pushed on to Smithville, a heavily fortified point on Cape Fear Riverlusser, and the retreat of the Miami; the attack of the Albemarle on the Sound flotilla; the sinking of the Albemarle by Cushing; the dash of Macomb upon Plymouth, recovering the place after as handsome an attack at the cannon's mouth as was ever se