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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 14 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
the Dismal Swamp Canal, and on the 27th of October reported to Commander Macomb. That night Cushing proceeded up the river in the steam torirteen officers and men, mostly those who had volunteered from Commander Macomb's flotilla for the service. The distance from the mouth of thgton. As soon as he heard of the sinking of the Albemarle, Commander Macomb promptly prepared to carry out the orders of Admiral Porter, wssels the enemy might send in that direction. At about noon Commander Macomb came within range and opened fire on the land batteries protecting Plymouth. The fire was promptly returned, but Macomb continued to advance until he was checked by the sunken vessels and exposed to the ould turn the bends with the assistance of a tug. This would enable Macomb to come out into the Roanoke River, above Plymouth, a contingency wnder (now Commodore) William T. Truxtun, commanding the Tacony. Macomb in the Shamrock following the tug Bazley, Acting-Ensign M. D. Ames,