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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)
en, Catskill, and Nauntucket, and by the experimental iron-clad Keokuk. In view of the contemplated movement, Du Pont desired to give the monitors a preliminary trial, and for this purpose the Montauk, Commander John L. Worden, was sent to attack Fort McAllister, on the Great Ogeechee River. A line of obstructions had been placed in the river opposite the fort. The first attack was made January 27th, 1863. The enemy's range-marks having been removed by a party in boats, under Lieutenant-Commander Davis, the Montauk steamed up to a position 150 yards below the obstructions and came to anchor, her attendant gun-boats, the Seneca, Wissahickon, Dawn, and Williams, anchoring a mile astern of her. The bombardment continued for four hours, until all the Montauk's shells had been expended. Lying thus close under the fire of the fort, the The monitor Montauk destroying the Confederate privateer Nashville, near Fort McAllister, Ogeechee River, Georgia, February 28, 1863. monitor was r
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Du Pont's attack at Charleston. (search)
ee that of the commanding officers under him. Few commanders-in-chief have had the good fortune to inspire the same admiration, affection, and trust that the officers who came in contact with Admiral Du Pont felt for him. The Montauk, Captain John L. Worden, was the first monitor to arrive, and as months would pass before all the others could be expected, Admiral Du Pont, on the 1st of February, 1863, sent that officer in the Montauk, supported by the gun-boats Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander John Lee Davis; the Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander William Gibson; and the Dawn, Lieutenant-Commander John S. Barnes, to try her powers against the earth-works of Fort McAllister, on the Ogeechee River, behind which the Confederate steamer Nashville was waiting for an opportunity to sail, on a cruise of pillage and destruction, against our ships of commerce upon the high seas. On the 28th of February, 1863, Captain Worden was so fortunate as to find the Nashville, aground, near Fort McAllis
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.7 (search)
nder Parrotts, 2 12-pounder rifle howitzers, 2 12-pounder S. B. howitzers; Housatonic, Capt. W. R. Taylor, 1 11-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 3 30-pounder Parrotts, 4 32-pounders, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Mohawk, Com. A. K. Hughes, 6 32-pounders, 1 24-pounder S. B., 1 12-pounder howitzer. Side-wheel steamer. Powhatan, Capt. S. W. Gordon, Capt. Charles Steedman, 7 9-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 11-inch pivot. Gun-boats. Wissahickon, Lieut.-Com. J. L. Davis, 1 150-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 112-pounder rifle howitzer; Seneca, Lieut.-Com. William Gibson, 1 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Unadilla, Lieut.-Com. S. P. Quackenbush, 1 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 4 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; Marblehead, Lieut.-Com. R. W. Scott, 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Ottaw
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces at Fort Fisher, N. C.: January 13-15, 1865. (search)
t.-Com. D. L. Braine. Yantic, Lieut.-Com. T. C. Harris. Screw gun-boats. Chippewa, Lieut.-Com. A. W. Weaver (1st attack); Lieut.-Com. E. E. Potter (2d attack). Huron, Lieut.-Com. T. O. Selfridge. Seneca, Lieut.-Com. M. Sicard. Unadilla, Lieut.-Com. F. M. Ramsay. Double-Enders. Iosco, Com. John Guest. Mackinaw, Com. J. C. Beaumont. Maratanza, Lieut.-Com. G. W. Young. Osceola, Com. J. M. B. Clitz. Pawtuxet, Com. J. H. Spotts. Pontoosuc, Lieut.-Com. Wm. G. Temple. Sassacus, Lieut.-Com. J. L. Davis. Tacony, Lieut.-Com. W. T. Truxtun. Miscellaneous vessels. Fort Jackson, Capt. B. F. Sands. Monticello, Act. V.-Lieut. D. A. Campbell (1st attack); Lieut. W. B. Cushing (2d attack). Nereus, Com. J. C. Howell. Quaker City, Com. W. F. Spicer. Rhode Island, Com. S. D. Trenchard. Santiago de Cuba, Capt. O. S. Glisson. Vanderbilt, Capt. C. W. Pickering. Powder vessel. Louisiana, Com. A. C. Rhind (1st attack; blown up). Reserve. A. D. Vance, Lieut.-Com. J. H. Upshur. Ala