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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 8 0 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 52: operations about Charleston, 1865.--fall of Charleston, Savannah, etc. (search)
18th the anticipations of the Union forces that the Confederates were retreating from Charleston were confirmed. Acting-Master Gifford entered the harbor in a tug, and at Mount Pleasant met the Mayor of the city, who tendered the submission of the d perseverance which the rebels gave to the maintenance of these rope obstructions is well shown by the report of Acting-Master Gifford (annexed); they watched them closely, and, whenever a section disappeared from sight, it was replaced. Our boars; and their renewal by the rebels whenever they did disappear is fully established by the nightly experience of Acting-Master Gifford, who rarely failed to be at his post as a scout. His report, which is annexed, is of interest, as it exhibits thain undiscovered. A set of the same kind, placed across the mouth of the Wando, were recovered and destroyed. Acting-Master Gifford found as many as sixty-one (61) at different points of the shore, about the harbor, ready for service, or nearly