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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 74 6 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 62 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 41 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 15 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 14 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 7 1 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 4: death of Ellsworth.--capture of Alexandria, Va.--Potomac flotilla. (search)
c flotilla. Conjectures and uncertainties. Secessionists and the Potomac. Secessionists erect batteries in sight of the capital. the Potomac flotilla established. Landing of Ellsworth Zouaves at Alexandria. death of Ellsworth. Commander Rowan demands the evacuation of Alexandria. Alexandria evacuated by the Secessionists. batteries at Aquia Creek. arduous duties of the Potomac flotilla. engaging the batteries at Aquia Creek. the batteries silenced. the Freeborn, Anacostia a them. Some damage was done the flotilla, and the Freeborn was obliged in consequence to go to Washington for repairs; there was no loss of life, nor were there any wounded on this occasion. The flotilla had been increased by the Pawnee, Commander Rowan, who had reported on the previous evening. More than a thousand shot were fired by the enemy, but though a number struck the hulls of the vessels, there was no irreparable damage done. This little affair may be said to have opened the ball
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)
rthworks to protect the most important smuggling route then in operation; for, although Charleston and Mobile were considered important ports for smuggling supplies to the South, Hatteras Inlet was none the less 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 southwest
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 11: Goldsborough's expedition to the sounds of North Carolina. (search)
te fleet. casualties among naval forces Commander Rowan pursues Confederate fleet. destruction ohe distance. On the fact being signalled to Com. Rowan he gave chase to them with several of his vesels were all placed under the command of Commander Rowan, who was to take the lead and open the waery. The naval vessels, under the lead of Com. Rowan, made the attack on the works and vessels atlf a mile above. The naval division under Com. Rowan was arranged in three columns, commanded resght, ten miles distant from Fort Cobb. Commander Rowan knew very little about the condition of af their position. The little steamers under Rowan's command were certainly the frailest vessels ined to win, no matter what the risks. Commander Rowan's plan was to avoid a protracted combat, But there was no hesitation on the part of Com. Rowan or his officers. As soon as the Federal vesut the affair. After the battle was over, Com. Rowan sent some of the steamers up to Elizabeth Ci[4 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 34: (search)
he services of the North Atlantic Squadron. Flag-officer Goldsborough and Commander Rowan receive the thanks of congress. attack on Hamilton by Lieutenant Flusser.harge of the sounds of North Carolina. The gallant service performed by Commander Rowan, in the capture of Newburn and Elizabeth City, has already been related, ten gave of themselves in their various encounters with the enemy drew from Commander Rowan the following General Order, which is as remarkable for the handsome compl vote of thanks from Congress and sent in his name, and afterwards that of Commander Rowan. Goldsborough was a Southerner by birth, and although no officer deserv the sounds of North Carolina. which for a time were under the control of Commander Rowan. The operations in the sounds, after the time mentioned, were not of a the sounds had been taken possession of under the admirable management of Commander Rowan, Lieutenant Flusser and others. Newbern, Plymouth, Elizabeth City, and ev
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 36: operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahlgren, 1863.--operations in Charleston harbor, etc. (search)
Dahlgren had a great adjunct in these affairs in the staunch New Ironsides, Captain Rowan, whose 11-inch guns, rapidly fired, did more to silence Wagner than any thrPatapsco being held in reserve for an attack on Sumter. The New Ironsides, Captain Rowan, moved up abreast of Wagner, and the following sloops and gun-boats fired ae Weehawken went ashore in the channel, between Sumter and Cumming's Point, Captain Rowan placed his ship right between the batteries of Moultrie and the Monitor, on which they had opened fire. As Rowan anchored and swung head — on to the fort, the enemy opened a rapid fire upon him, which was soon replied to from the Ironsideswas opened, showing that the Ironsides practice was too accurate to suit them. Rowan then renewed his rapid fire, and the forts were silenced again — it was but a rt fighting condition, and for the hearty manner in which he had carried out Captain Rowan's orders as commander of the gundeck (luring the fourteen times the Ironsid
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 47: operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of 1863 and in 1864. (search)
. John's River, and desired his assistance. In consequence, three gun-boats were sent to the St. John's River by the commander-in-chief, who, the same evening, departed himself for that point, leaving the blockade of Charleston in charge of Commodore Rowan. This was virtually abandoning the attempt to capture Charleston, that long-cherished object of the Navy Department, and seeking a new and much less important field of operations. But as this expedition only required the presence of the Naere small affairs, but they were hazardous, and showed the skill of the Union officers and men. On the 23d of March, a steamer, supposed to be loading with cotton, was discovered up the Santee River, at a point called McClellansville, and Commodore Rowan, senior officer of the blockading squadron, ordered Lieutenant A. W. Weaver, of the gun-boat Winona, to fit out an expedition and cut her out. Accordingly, an expedition was started from the Winona, under the command of Acting-Master E. H. S