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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.1 (search)
0th of February, 1863, by the commanders of the Housatonic, Flag, Quaker City, Augusta, Memphis, and Stettin, and forwarded to the Secretary of the Navy by Rear-Admiral Du Pont, sets forth that only the Keystone State and Mercedita were seriously damaged; that no vessels were greatly injured by fire, and that none of the fleet abaeted Keokuk was the eighth, Colonel D. B. Harris, C. S. A. From a photograph, and closed the line. Experienced and gallant officers commanded them all. Rear-Admiral Du Pont was on board the flag-ship. Other Federal steamers stood outside the bar, but evidently with no intent to take part in the action. They were the Canandaif the monitors were almost wholly submerged — was, indeed, an impressive one, not to be easily forgotten. After a lapse of about three-quarters of an hour, Admiral Du Pont's flag-ship, the New Ironsides, advanced to within some seventeen hundred yards of Sumter, evidently with a view to breach its walls. But the concentrated fi
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Minor operations of the South Atlantic squadron under Du Pont. (search)
opposition, and occupied all important points in the neighborhood of Cumberland Sound and the St. Mary's River, including Fernandina and Fort Clinch, St. Mary's, and Cumberland Island. Subsidiary expeditions were sent out from this new base, and St. Augustine and Jacksonville to the south, and Brunswick and St. Simon's Island to the north, also came into the possession of the Union forces. The remainder of the year 1862, after the fall of Fort Pulaski [see Vol.II., p. 1],was passed by I)u Pont's squadron in maintaining the blockade and in strengthening the extended line of maritime occupation, which now reached from Georgetown, in South Carolina, to Mosquito Inlet, in Florida. Small encounters were frequent, and important captures of blockade-runners were made from time to time, but nothing occurred in the nature of a sustained offensive movement. A boat reconnoissance in April from the Penguin and Henry Andrew, at Mosquito Inlet, resulted in the capture of the party and the deat
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Du Pont's attack at Charleston. (search)
stretch of the river must be in our possession. This plan has been agreed upon after mature consideration and seems to be imperative. With my sincere prayers in your behalf, my dear Admiral, I remain, sincerely, yours, G. V. Fox. Rear-Admiral S. F. Du Pont, Commanding South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, Port Royal. These communications made it still more necessary to get the monitors ready for service with the least possible delay, and on the 11th, there being a sufficient depth of wae, and the department will share the responsibility imposed upon the commanders who make the attempt. Inclosed is a copy of a memorandum furnished by the Secretary of War. Very respectfully, Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy. Dear-Admiral S. F. Du Pont, commanding South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, Port Royal, S. C. It was impossible for an admiral to decline the responsibility which the Secretary offered to share, or to consider discretionary what the Secretary told him was impose
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.7 (search)
South Atlantic blockading squadron. (January-July, 1863.) Rear-Admiral S. F. Du Pont, commanding. Commander C. R. P. Rodgers, Chief-of-Staff. Screw-frigate. Wabash, Com. T. G. Corbin, 1 150-pounder Parrott, 1 10-inch, 1 30-pounder Parrott, 42 9-inch. Screw-sloops. Pawnee, Com. G. B. Balch, 8 9-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 1 50-pounder Dahlgren; Canandaigua, Capt. J. F. Green, 2 11-inch pivot, 1 150-pounder Parrott pivot, 3 20-pounder Parrotts, 2 12-pounder rifle howitzers, 2 12-pounder S. B. howitzers; Housatonic, Capt. W. R. Taylor, 1 11-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 3 30-pounder Parrotts, 4 32-pounders, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Mohawk, Com. A. K. Hughes, 6 32-pounders, 1 24-pounder S. B., 1 12-pounder howitzer. Side-wheel steamer. Powhatan, Capt. S. W. Gordon, Capt. Charles Steedman, 7 9-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 11-inch pivot. Gun-boats. Wissahickon, Lieut.-Com. J. L. Davis, 1 150-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-poun