Your search returned 27 results in 10 document sections:

Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., chapter 14.53 (search)
e of the Confederate forces. The vessels detailed were the Minnesota (flagship), Captain G. J. Van Brunt; Wabash, Captain Samuel Mercer; Susquehanna, Captain I. S. Chauncey; Pawnee, Commander S. C. Rowan; Monticello, Commander J. P. Gillis; Harriet Lane, Captain John Faunce; and the Cumberland (sailing-ship), Captain John Marston,--carrying in all 143 guns. For the transportation of troops there were the chartered steamers Adelaide, Commander H. S. Stellwagen, and George Peabody, Lieutenant R. B. Lowry, and the tug Fanny, Lieutenant Pierce Crosby. Upon these were embarked detachments of infantry from the 9th and 20th New York Volunteers, the Union Coast Guard, and a company of the 2d U. S. Artillery,--in all numbering about 880 men. Both the forts were under command of Major W. S. G. Andrews, the North Carolina troops being under Colonel Wm. F. Martin. Flag-Officer Samuel Barron, C. S. N., who was charged with the defense of this coast, arrived during the attack, and, taking c
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 5: capture of the works at Hatteras Inlet by Flag officer Stringham.--destruction of the privateer Judah. (search)
s so. For the purpose of capturing the defences of Hatteras Inlet a squadron under command of Commodore Stringham was fitted out. It consisted of the Minnesota, Captain Van Brunt, Wabash, Captain Mercer, Monticello, Commander J. P. Gillis, Susquehanna, Captain Chauncey, Pawnee, Commander Rowan, Cumberland, Captain Marston, and the Revenue Steamer Harriet Lane, Captain Faunce. Three transports accompanied the squadron The Adelaide, Commander Stellwagen, George Peabody, Lieut.-Commanding Lowry, and the Fanny, Lieut.-Commanding Crosby. They carried about 900 troops under command of Major-General B. F. Butler. On the 27th of August, 1861, the day after leaving Hampton Roads, the squadron The sounds of North Carolina. anchored off Hatteras Island, on the extreme southwestern point of which were Forts Hatteras and Clark, separated by a shallow bay, half a mile wide. Of these works Fort Hatteras was the larger, and together they mounted twenty-five guns. In those days of wood
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 21: capture of New Orleans.--first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg.--ram Arkansas. (search)
d Davis join hands. the ram Arkansas makes her appearance. a vigorous pursuit. engagement between the Arkansas and Carondelet. the Carondelet drifts ashore. the Arkansas slips by the fleet, to Vicksburg. the attack on Vicksburg abandoned. Flag-officer Davis relieved. reports of Flag-officer Farragut, Captain Craven, commanders Alden, Wainwright, Palmer, De camp, Porter, and fleet Surgeon Foltz, Lieut.-commanders Baldwin, Preble, Russell, Lee, Donaldson, Nichols, Crosby, Woodworth and Lowry. Commodore W. D. Porter's report of engagement at Port Hudson. report of Commander Riley. When Farragut passed the Chalmette batteries, and the vessel approached New Orleans, the city levee presented a scene of desolation. Ships, cotton, steamers and coal, were in a blaze and it looked as if the whole city was on fire. It required all the ingenuity of the commanding officers to avoid coming in contact with the floating conflagration, and when the ships dropped anchor before the conq
lieve, in consequence of a determination, creditable in him, to aid me by being near to cover the troops in landing. Captain Lowry, who had the George Peabody in charge, brought in his vessel with safety, with the troops, who were pleased with his e, Captain John Faunce; United States chartered steamers Adelaide, Commander Henry S. Stellwagen; George Peabody, Lieutenant R. B. Lowry; and tug Fanny, Lieutenant Pierce Crosby, all of the United States Navy. The transports Adelaide and George Pe to throw the remaining troops ashore, either in case of a commencement or cessation of hostilities: the Geo. Peabody, Lieut. Lowry, did the name. At the surrender we officiated in the ceremonies, after which the prisoners were brought to this ves endeavors in the case may meet your full approbation, and beg to recommend to your consideration the conduct of Lieut.-Com. R. B. Lowry, associated with me on this work and placed in charge of the Geo. Peabody; of Dr. . Wm. M. King, U. S. Navy, who
Doc. 2.-fight on the Mississippi River. Report of Lieut. R. B. Lowry. United States steam sloop Brooklyn, off New-Orleans, April 25, 1862. sir: I have to report, that in the action of the morning of the twenty-fourth instant, from four A. M. to half-past 5 A. M., against the rebel forts Jackson and St. Philip, masked and water-batteries, and some sixteen rebel gunboats, this ship engaged the enemy, at fifty minutes past three A. M., with shell, grape, and canister, of which one hun over eight hours. note.--The engine, berth-deck, and powder-divisions were well served by their respective officers and men stationed there, and everything connected with them was kept in perfect order. Third Assistant-Engineer Morgan stood at the bell, and executed your orders promptly and efficiently. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, R. B. Lowry, Lieut. United States Navy. To Captain Thomas T. Craven, Commanding United States Steamship Brooklyn, Off New-Orleans, La.
ourteenth, at nine P. M., I sent the marine guard and a party of seamen, in all about one hundred men, under charge of Lieut. Lowry, on shore at Bayou Sara, for the purpose of destroying the telegraphic apparatus and cutting the wires, and with orderresponsible for it, and at least be laid under contribution, if not dealt with more severely. At about eleven A. M. Lieut. Lowry returned with his party to the ship, having thoroughly accomplished his work, excepting securing the telegraphic appareaceably disposed, were quite civil, and made no disrespectful demonstrations. The Mayor or Chief Magistrate informed Lieut. Lowry that but two or three days previous to our arrival the town had been visited by a band of guerrillas; that they had co army, and hoped we would not hold him responsible for the acts of this cut-throat band. Before leaving the shore Lieutenant Lowry, with the flag of our Union at the head of his party, marched to the tunes of. Yankee Doodle and Dixie through some
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter VIII Hatteras InletRoanoke Island. (search)
ntrol. Letter of Assistant Adjutant-General, Rebellion Records, Vol. IV., p. 580. General Wool, at Fort Monroe, on the 25th of August, 1861, made a detail of 860 men under General B. F. Butler, who was directed to report, as soon as his troops were ready, to Flag-Officer Stringham. As soon as the object of the expedition is attained, the detachment will return to Fort Monroe. The following day, the transport steamer Adelaide, Commander Henry S. Stellwagen, and the Peabody, Lieutenant R. B. Lowry, took on board 500 of the 20th Regiment N. Y. Volunteers, Colonel Weber; 220 of the Ninth N. Y. Volunteers, Colonel Hawkins; 100 of the Union Coast Guard, Captain Nixon, and 60 of the 2d U. S. Artillery, Lieutenant Larned. With commendable alacrity they left the same day (26th of August) with the flag-ship of Stringham, the steam frigate Minnesota, Captain G. I. Van Brunt; steam frigate Wabash, Captain Samuel Mercer; Monticello, Commander John P. Gillis; Pawnee, Commander S. C. Rowa
216, 328. Lovell, M.: I., 362; II., 150, 324; VI., 85, 190; X., 273. Lover, S., IX., 349. Low in the ground They're resting, C. Coe, IX., 351. Lowe, J., VI., 301. Lowe, T. S. C.: VIII., 10; in balloon observing battle of Fair Oaks, VIII., 369, 370, 373; in his balloon, VIII., 377; quoted, VIII., 379; X., 25. Lowell, C. R., IV., 248; X., 141. Lowell, J. R.: IX., 23, 26, 256, 261, 263, 266. Lowrey, M. B., X., 277. Lowry, R., X., 275. Lowry, R. B., VI., 93. Loyal Legion, Military Order of (see also Military Order of the Loyal Legion), I., 19. Lucas, T. J., X., 203. Lucas Bend on Ohio River, U. S. S. Contestoga at, I., 189. Luck of Roaring Camp, F. Bret Harte, IX., 35. Lucy,, C. S. S., VI., 123. Lucy C. Holmes,, C. S. S., VI., 123. Lucy Long, horse of R. E. Lee, IV., 300. Ludlow, B. C., I., 113. Ludlow, W. H., VII., 101, 104. Lumber: used by Union army, VIII., 51. Lumina
George Peabody, Lieut. Lowry, did the same. At the surrender we officiated in the ceremonies, after which the prisoners were brought to this vessel, and next day, the 30th instant, placed them on board the Minnesota, which vessel sailed at 2.30 P. M., for New York, and we left for Annapolis, with Major-General Butler, U. S. Army, and the wounded prisoners. I hope my endeavors in the case may meet your full approbation, and beg to recommend to your consideration the conduct of Lieutenant-Commanding R. B. Lowry, associated with me in this work, and placed in charge of the George Peabody; of Dr. Wm. M. King, United States Navy, who volunteered for the expedition. I have also received valuable assistance from my corps of pilots, and from Dr. C. Stillwagen and James Forsyth, who acted in the place of junior officers. I am, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, [Signed,] H. C. Stillwagen, Com'er. U. S. Chartered Steamer Adelaide, August 31, 1861. Sir: --In obedience t
shelling the "towering " and the crashing of the mortars mingles with the of our bell as it strikes the midnight "eight bells" The Yankee Flotilla which threatened New Orleans. The following is given as a correct list of the vests is comprising the Federal squadron near New Orleans: Flagship Harford, twenty-six guns, Capt. Richard Wain wright Executive officer, Lieut. J. S. Thornton. Steam sloop Brooklyn, twenty-six guns, Capt. Thomas T. Craven; Executive officer, Lieut. R. B. Lowry. Steam sloop Richmond, twenty-eight guns, Capt. James Alden. Steam sloop Mississippi, sixteen guns, Capt. M. Smith; Executive officer, Lieut. Dewer. Steam sloop Verona, ten guns, Capt. Chas. S. Boggs. Steam sloop Pensacola, twenty-four guns, Capt. Henry. W. Morris; Executive officer, Lieut. Francis Roe. Steam sloop Noel seven guns, Commander S. Phillips Lee; executive officer, Lieut. cord. Steam sloop Iroquois. nine guns, Commander John De Camp. Executive officer, David