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Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 3: strategic Reconnoissances. (search)
Chapter 3: strategic Reconnoissances. On January 26, 1862, Fleet-Captain Charles H. Davis and Commander C. R. P. Rodgers, with the Ottawa, Seneca, Smith, Potomska, Ellen, and Western World, and the armed launches of the Wabash, accompanied by the army transports Cosmopolitan, Delaware, and Boston, having on board the Sixth Connecticut, Fourth New Hampshire, and Ninety-seventh Pennsylvania regiments, a total of 2,400 men, commanded by Brigadier-General H. G. Wright, entered Warsaw Sound. TCommander C. R. P. Rodgers with three armed launches of the Wabash had gone on board of the Pawnee, which vessel was diligently threading her way through the narrow and tortuous channels in the marshes of Cumberland Sound, followed by the Ottawa, Seneca, Huron, Pembina, Isaac Smith, Penguin, Potomska, Ellen, and armed cutter Henrietta. The Pawnee, Ottawa, and Huron were the only vessels that succeeded in crossing the flats at the dividing point of the tides. The vessels left behind had no pilo
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 7: operations against Charleston. (search)
sides, Captain S. C. Rowan; the Catskill, Commander G. W. Rodgers; the Nantucket, Commander Beaumont; the Weehawken, Commander Colhoun; and the Patapsco, Lieutenant-Commander Badger. At 12.30 the Montauk anchored abreast of Fort Wagner and fired the first gun, the other vessels following. The tide ebbing, the pilot was averse to going nearer. The distance to the fort was about twelve hundred yards. The gunboats Paul Jones, Commander A. C. Rhind; Ottawa, Lieutenant-Commander W. D. Whiting; Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander Wm. Gibson; Chippewa, Lieutenant-Commander T. C. Harris; and Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander J. L. Davis, at the same time were using their pivot guns against the fort at long range, and the batteries of General Gillmore, about one thousand yards south, on Morris Island, were firing very deliberately and steadily. At 4 P. M., with a flood-tide, weighed anchor and closed in to within about three hundred yards of the fort, so that for the day not a shot was fired aft
ifficulties, and on the 12th of January the fleet had sailed in three columns, accompanied by the transports. The Brooklyn led the first line, followed in order by the Mohican, Tacony, Kansas, Yantic, Unadilla, Huron, Maumee, Pequot, Pawtuxet, Seneca, Pontoosuc, and Nereus, thirteen vessels. The Minnesota led the second line, followed in order by the Colorado, Wabash, Susquehanna, Powhatan, Juniata, Shenandoah, Ticonderoga, Vanderbilt, Mackinaw, and Tuscarora, eleven heavy vessels. The aving more vessels in position. The following day (18th), in order to get more batteries to bear, at 8 A. M. the monitor Montauk led, followed by the Mackinaw, Huron, Sassacus, Pontoosuc, Maratanza, Lenapee, Unadilla, Pawtuxet, Osceola, Shawmut, Seneca, Nyack, Chippewa, and Little Ada. They anchored in position and maintained a heavy fire during the day. At 3 P. M. the fort no longer replied, but the fire was maintained by the fleet until after dark, and throughout the night with diminished int
Collins1 XI in. pivot, 1 20-pdr. rifle, 2 24-pdr. howitzers. OttawaLt-Com'g T. H. Stevens1 XI-in. pivot, 1 20-pounder rifle, 2 24-pounder howitzers. PembinaLt.-Com'g J. P. Bankhead1 XI-in. pivot, 1 20-pounder rifle, 2 24-pounder howitzers. SenecaLt.-Com'g Daniel Ammen1 XI-in. pivot, 1 20-pounder rifle, 2 24-pounder howitzers. Vandalia (sailing sloop)Commander F. L. Haggerty4 Viii-in., 16 32-pounders. The vessels above the line were built for war purposes, those below it were purcha050 1 30-pdr., rifled MaumeeChandler1 100-pdr , rifled117000 1 30-pdr , rifled14 2 32-pdrs.206 PequotBraine1 150-pdr., rifled146350 1 30-pdr., rifled33 6 32-pdrs.319 PawtuxetSpotts1 100-pdr42000 1 Xl-inch116 4 Ix-inch shell guns.305 SenecaSicard1 Xi-inch shell gun.222000 1 20-pdrs., rifled30 PontoosucTemple2 100-pdrs., rifled070 4 Ix-inch shell guns.313 2 20-pdrs.5 NereusHowell1 60-pdr., rifled94330 2 30-pdrs., rifled122 6 32-pdrs324 Line no. 2. MinnesotaLanman1 1
an, Captain S. C., 128, 137, 146, 165, 172, 177, 179; at Roanoke Island, 182 et seq., 185 et seq.; at Newbern, 189 et seq. S. Sabine, the, U. S. frigate, 6, 17 St. Andrew's Inlet, 48 et seq. St. Augustine, Fla., surrendered to Captain Rodgers, 55 et seq., 59 et seq. St. Louis, the, U. S. sloop, 6 St. Mary's, Ga., 53 Sampson, Lieutenant William T., 155 Sanborn, Ensign, 149 San Jacinto, the, U. S. steamer, 7 Santiago de Cuba, the, U. S. vessel, 218, 225, 228 Seneca, the, U. S. vessel, 16, 19 et seq., 23, 25, 29, 33, 35, 38 et seq., 43 et seq., 50, 69 et seq., 84, 89, 128, 217, 228, 242 Saratoga, the, U. S. sloop, 150 Sassacus, the, 204, 207 et seq., 218, 228, 242 et seq. Saugus, the, 229 Savannah. 11; menaced, 47 et seq., 88, 153 et seq. Schimmelfenning, General, 149 Schofield, General, 242 Scott, Lieutenant--Commanding, 129 Scroggs, Lieutenant, 185, 192 Sea Bird, the, Confederate ship, 184 et seq. Selfridge, Commander, 2