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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 5: naval attack on Charleston. (search)
secured by chains to the bow of the vessel. The wave-motion acting on this cumbrous mass was quite different from that of the monitor. It proved to be a battering ram, and loosened the armor plating on the bows of the Weehawken. led the line; the Passaic, Captain Percival Drayton; the Montauk, Captain John L. Worden; the Patapsco, Commander Daniel Ammen; the New Ironsides, Commodore Thomas Turner (as flag-ship), followed by the Catskill, Commander George W. Rodgers; the Nantucket, Commander D. M. Fairfax; the Nahant, Commander John Downes, and the Keokuk, Commander A. C. Rhind. The vessels were ordered to pass without returning the fire from batteries on Morris Island; when within easy range of Fort Sumter they were to open upon it, and take position to the north and west, at a distance of eight hundred yards, firing low, and at the centre embrasure. The necessity for precision of fire was enjoined. Vessels were to be prepared to render assistance to each other as far as possib
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 7: operations against Charleston. (search)
land, against those of the enemy occupying the southern sand-hills of Morris Island. At 4 A. M. the Catskill, Commander George W. Rodgers, the Montauk, Commander D. M. Fairfax, the Nahant, Commander John Downes, and the Weehawken, Commander E. R. Colhoun, passed the bar, the admiral's flag being on board of the leading vessel. ombined attack had been made by the troops under General Gillmore and the vessels under his command. At 11.30 A. M. the admiral led on board of the Montauk, Commander Fairfax, followed by the Ironsides, Captain S. C. Rowan; the Catskill, Commander G. W. Rodgers; the Nantucket, Commander Beaumont; the Weehawken, Commander Colhoun; h it evoked in May, 1863, signed by all of the commanders of ironclads in those waters, Captain John Rodgers and Commanders Daniel Ammen, George W. Rodgers, D. M. Fairfax, and John Downes, were the signers, and the letter afterward seen by Captain Drayton and Commander Worden was concurred in by them. and that after the Civil Wa
eq, injustice toward, 161 et seq.; 182 E. Eastman, Lieutenant, 172 Ellen, the, U. S., 44, 46, 49, et seq., 59, 61, 67 et seq. Elliott, Captain, of Fort Beauregard, 27 Elliott, Captain, of Seventy-ninth Highlanders, 44 et seq. Ellis, the, 184, 194 et seq., 198 Emerson, Captain S., 119 Empire City, U. S. transport, 49 Eolus, the, 229 Ericsson, Captain, John, 110 et seq., 114 Escort, the, 197 Evans, Ensign, 237 F. Fagan, Lieutenant, 233 Fairfax, Commander D. M., 92, 125, 128, 162 (note) Fanny, the, U. S tug, 165, 169, 172, 184, et seq. Farragut, Rear-Admiral, 215 et seq. Faunce, Captain, John, 165 Febiger, Commander, 204, 209 (note) Fellows, Colonel, 63 Fernandina, Fla., 48 et seq. Fingal, the, 120 Fisher, Signal Officer, 178 Fisher, Fort, see Fort Fisher. Flag, the, U. S. steamer, 81 Flusser, Lieutenant-Commanding C. W., 177, 184 189, 194, 199 et seq. Foote, Admiral, 122 Forrest, the, Confederate ste