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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 70 14 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 69 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 48 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 23 11 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 12 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 10 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 9 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 2 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 6: naval expedition against Port Royal and capture of that place. (search)
sing the fighting squadron. Commodore Tatnall withdraws. loyalty of Commander Percival Drayton. evacuation of Fort Walker by the Confederates. treacherous foes. Before the close of the bombardment the steam gunboat Pocahontas, Commander Percival Drayton, came into port and joined in the attack. Her commanding officer was brother to General Drayton, the Confederate commander of the forts. Commander Drayton, although attached to the South by the strongest ties of consanguinity anCommander Drayton, although attached to the South by the strongest ties of consanguinity and friendship, chose to sever them all rather than prove faithless to the Government to which he had sworn allegiance, and to which he considered himself bound by eveg was concentrated on Fort Beauregard, yet it had thirteen men wounded. General Drayton, commanding the Confederate forces, reported that in Fort Walker there wer no defences of the kind, and our forces lost the opportunity of capturing General Drayton and all his command, who escaped either in Tatnall's steamers or in army t
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 8: capture of Fernandina and the coast South of Georgia. (search)
works in that quarter had been abandoned, except those at Stono Inlet. Commander Drayton, in the Pawnee, accompanied by one or two gunboats, entered St. Helena Soernon rivers heavy earth-works were being erected by the Confederates. Commander Drayton crossed the North Edisto Bar, and found an abandoned earthwork, intended hed the light gun-boats and light draft steamers from the main line under Commander Drayton, and ordered that officer to push through the Sound with the utmost dispasea to the main entrance of the harbor. On entering Fernandina Harbor, Commander Drayton sent an officer to hoist a white flag on Fort Clinch, the first of the nace made by them. A railway train left the town as the gun-boat arrived. Commander Drayton in the Ottawa gave chase to it along the river and fired several shells ae in his selection, the names of Captain C. H. Davis, Commanders John Rodgers, Drayton, C. R. P. Rodgers, Godon, Parrott, Steedman, Gillis, Prentiss, Lieutenants-Com
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 9: operations of Admiral Dupont's squadron in the sounds of South Carolina. (search)
e of Warsaw Inlet. Lieutenant Barnes invades forts. Commander Drayton goes up the North Edisto River. object of the expediinlets. The reconnoissance in St. Helena Sound, by Commander Drayton, has been already referred to. This bay was considere accomplished. On the 16th of December, 1861, Commander Percival Drayton was sent on a reconnoissance of the North Edistoof the country gave much valuable assistance. While Captain Drayton was examining into the condition of some works (which antry, but they decamped in a great hurry, leaving in Commander Drayton's hands a sloop, loaded with cotton and provisions, lmight be decided on in the future. On December 5th Commander Drayton again proceeded on a reconnoissance to Saint Helena Snion people away. On the above-mentioned occasion, Commander Drayton's policy was a generous one. A large number of the neady for a fight. The names of Commanders John Rodgers, Drayton, C. R. P. Rodgers, Godon, Rhind, Stevens, Balch, Ammen, Tr
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
ed upon their conviction as truth. Captain Percival Drayton, U. S. N. On the 1st of February Adlly test the working of the turrets. Captain Percival Drayton, commanding the Passaic, was directed. M., March 3, 1863, opened fire, and, as Captain Drayton reported, the parapets were much cut up a could not be repaired in a few hours. Captain Drayton did not consider the fort nearly as greatt the same thing was true of the fort. Captain Drayton expressed some mortification at what he cme other privateer or blockade-runner. Captain Drayton's opinion was that the fire of the iron-cn Captian John Rodgers. 2. Passaic Captain Percival Drayton. 3. Montauk Captain John L. Wordenarly untenable by flying bolts and nuts. Captain Drayton, in the Passaic, after the fourth fire fron. Iron-clad steamer Passaic. Captain, Percival Drayton; Lieutenant-Commander, Joseph N. Mil-Commander Ammen. The Pocahontas, Commander Percival Drayton, had suffered from the gale of Frida
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Letters relating to the battle of Port Royal and occupation of the Confederate forts. (search)
s the fate of Fort Walker was decided, I dispatched a small squadron to Fort Beauregard to reconnoitre and ascertain its condition, and to prevent the rebel steamers returning to carry away either persons or property. Near sunset it was discovered that the flag upon this fort was hauled down, and that the fort was apparently abandoned. At sunrise the next day the American ensign was hoisted on the flag-staff at Fort Beauregard by Lieutenant-Commander Ammen. The Pocahontas, Commander Percival Drayton, had suffered from the gale of Friday night so badly as not to be able to enter Port Royal until the morning of the 7th. He reached the scene of action about 12 o'clock, and rendered gallant service by engaging the batteries on both sides in succession. Lieutenant-Commander H. L. Newcomnb, of the R. B. Forbes, which vessel had been employed in towing in the Great Republic, arrived in time to take good part in the action. And, finally, the tug Mercury, Acting-Master Martin co
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
reene, on the port side. Hartford, Captain Percival Drayton, with the Metacomet, Lieutenant-Comma hesitate, however, but gave the order to Captain Drayton: Pass the Brooklyn, and take the lead. Htford (my flag-ship) was commanded by Captain Percival Drayton, who exhibited throughout that coolnereport. They well deserve the distinction. P. Drayton, Captain. Report of Lieutenant Herbert ol courage is spoken of as most remarkable. P. Drayton, Captain. From Report of Chief-Engineers. From the additional Report of Captain Percival Drayton, commanding Hartford: Sir — I bin prisoners-of-war. On August 8th, Fleet-Captain Drayton, on the part of the Navy, and Colonel Morgan. The Admiral immediately sent Fleet-Captain Drayton to join General Granger and arrange th Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut. Captain Percival Drayton, Fleet-Captain. [Vessels and Comma *steamer Hartford--Flag-ship. Captain, Percival Drayton, at Mobile; Lieutenant-Commander, L.[1 more...]