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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)
oil Dupont of his honors. Dupont's high commendation of his officers. General Sherman's headquarters securely established at Hilton Head. Tatnall escapes. Colonel Gilmore's reconnoissance. results of the loss of the Norfolk Navy Yard. Owing to the increase of the Confederate forces in the States of Tennessee, Kentucky and Mkind, and our forces lost the opportunity of capturing General Drayton and all his command, who escaped either in Tatnall's steamers or in army transports. Colonel Gilmore, of the Engineers, made a thorough survey of the vicinity, and his plans for defence were adopted, making the island of Hilton Head secure against any attack ndreds of slaves, fleeing from their masters, who had forced them to throw up intrenchments against their friends, who offered them liberty and protection. Colonel Gilmore's recnnoissance after the battle showed the demoralized condition of the retreating enemy. The road from Fort Walker to Seabrook Landing was strewn with acco
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
uld at any time be re-inforced, and it would have been just as easy for the Confederates to have advanced by sap towards Gilmore's batteries as for him to approach them. had it not been for the presence of the iron-clads; but the latter Lieutenan operations outside the walls of the fort, nor were the enemy even able to make a sortie to check the working-parties of Gilmore, nor use their batteries with effect upon the position, for the men could not stand to their guns under the fire of the was the business of the Monitors to go up and attack the forts, gradually weakening their defence till, on the day when Gilmore expected to make the final assault, Rear-Admiral Dahlgren, the successor of Dupont, reported that he had knocked the foriron-clads alone would never end in any favorable results. It was not until after the fall of Morris Island, when General Gilmore could erect batteries armed with heavy rifled-guns, that Fort Sumter began to crumble, day by day, until it became a
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 40: (search)
H. F. Hayden and John Whitaker; Acting-Gunner, Wm, Scott. Steamer State of Georgia. Commander, Somerville Nicholson; Lieutenant, George B. White; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, R. H. Greene; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. F. Griffiths; Acting-Master, Benj. Whitmore; Acting-Ensigns, Chas. Trathen, S. L. Griffin and Wm. Shultz; Acting-Masters Mates, Frank Papanti, Peter Hayes and G. E. Kidder; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, John Bloomsbury; Acting-Second-Assistants, W. A. Andress and A. N. Gilmore; Acting Third-Assistants, Wm. Madden, J. A. Patterson and F. R. Shoemaker; Gunner, Wm. Griffiths. Steamer Mercedita. Lieutenant-Commander, H. N. T. Arnold; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, J. K. Walsh; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. S. Mallary; Acting-Master, D. E. Taylor; Acting-Ensigns, H. G. Marcy, Wm. Young, G. W. Williams and E. D. Pettingill; Acting-Master's Mates, Isaac Hallock and H. C. Robertson; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, B. F. Beckett; Acting-Second-Assistant, F. E. Por
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
. B. Seavey; Gunner, John Webber. *Tuscarora--Third-rate. Commander, James M. Frailey; Lieutenant-Commander, Weld N. Allen; Surgeon, John Y. Taylor; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, F. J. Painter; Acting-Master, Alex. Tillinghast; Acting-Ensigns, S. L. Griffin, C. H. Carey, Oliver Swain and S. E. Willetts; Acting-Master's Mates, J. A. H. Wilmuth and A. F. Aldrich, Jr.; Engineers: Chief, A. J. Kiersted; Acting-First-Assistant, Jos. A. McKnight; Acting-Second-Assistants, W. A. Andress and A. N. Gilmore; Acting-Third-Assistants, Alex. Dempster, W. B. Snow and J. H. Chesney; Acting-Gunner, Thomas Grail. *Monadnock--Third-rate. Commander, E. G. Parrott: Lieutenant-Commander, J. N. Miller; Acting-Masters, B. F. Milliken and S. H. Mead; Acting-Ensigns, W. B. Mix, T. W. Swift, Jr., and P. Davison; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, James Wilton; Assistant Paymaster, J. S. Woolson; Engineers: Acting-Chief, J. Q. A. Zeigler; Acting-First-Assistants, S. A. Randall and W. A. Phillips; Acting-Second