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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) 43 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 32 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 22 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 18 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 12 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 12 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 12 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 12: the inauguration of President Lincoln, and the Ideas and policy of the Government. (search)
States ships Powhatan, Pawnee, Pocahontas, and Harriet Lane, and the tugs Yankee, Uncle Ben, and Freeborn; and all of them were ordered to rendezvous off Charleston. The frigate Powhatan, Captain Mercer, left New York on the 6th of April. The Pawnee, Commodore Rowan, left Norfolk on the 9th, and the Pocahontas, Captain Gillis, on the 10th. The revenue cutter Harriet Lane, Captain Faunce, left the harbor of New York on the 8th, in company with the tug Yankee. The Freeborn and Uncle Ben leftf Fort Pickens. Mr. Fox was not aware of the change in the destination of the Powhatan until he arrived off Charleston bar. The Baltic reached Charleston bar on the morning of the 12th, just as the insurgents opened fire on Fort Sumter. The Pawnee and the Harriet Lane were already there, with orders to report to the Powhatan, but she had gone to Fort Pickens, then, like Fort Sumter, threatened by armed insurgents. All day long the ocean and Charleston harbor were swept by a storm. A heav
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 13: the siege and evacuation of Fort Sumter. (search)
uthorities at Charleston, and the train went on, thus detaining Anderson's messenger while they were preparing to attack Fort Sumter. These authorities had better information than Anderson. Scouts had discovered, during the previous evening, the Pawnee and the Harriet Lane outside the bar, and had reported the fact to Beauregard. That there might be no delay, that officer had directed his aids, sent to Anderson, to receive an open reply from him, and if it should not be satisfactory, to exerciombardment from the ironclad battery there. observations, reported, to the infinite delight of the garrison, that through the vail of the misty air he saw vessels bearing the dear old flag. They were a part of Fox's relief squadron, namely, the Pawnee, ten guns; the Harriet Lane, five guns, and the transport Baltic. They signaled greetings by dipping their flags. Sumter could not respond, for its ensign was entangled in the halliards, which had been cut by the enemy's shot, but it was still
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 16: Secession of Virginia and North Carolina declared.--seizure of Harper's Ferry and Gosport Navy Yard.--the first troops in Washington for its defense. (search)
--that fatal error, as he called it — he dispatched Paulding in the Pawnee with orders to relieve McCauley, and, with such officers and marineps useless to the insurgents. He also perceived that with only the Pawnee and Cumberland, and the very small land force at his command, he co, marines, sailors, and others at the yard, were taken on board the Pawnee and Cumberland, leaving on shore only as many as were required to sin tow; and twenty minutes later Paulding sent up a rocket from the Pawnee, which was the signal for the incendiaries to apply the match. In eft is seen the bow of the United States. in the center is seen the Pawnee steam-frigate, and the Cumberland with the Yankee at her side. Thided heavy guns. When the conflagration was fairly under way, the Pawnee and the Cumberland, towed by the Yankee, went down the river, and an safety, followed by the light of the great fire, and overtook the Pawnee off Craney Island, where the two vessels broke through the obstruct
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 20: commencement of civil War. (search)
never that of the flotilla View at Acquia Creek landing at the time of the attack. this picture is from a sketch made by Mr. E. Forbes, an excellent artist, then accompanying the National forces. Acquia Creek landing, with the shore battery, is seen in the foreground, with the bluffs rising back of it. The spectator is looking toward the northwest, up Acquia Creek, at the mouth of which is seen a sloop. The line of intrenchments is seen on the bluffs back of the landing. ceased. The Pawnee became the chief object of their attention. She was hulled four times, and nine shots in all struck her; and yet, neither on board of this vessel nor of those of Ward's flotilla was a single person killed or seriously injured. report of Commander Ward to the Secretary of the Navy, May 31 and June 1, 1861. report of Commander Rowan to Secretary Welles, June 2, 1861. during the engagement, the large passenger and freight House near the landing was destroyed by fire. at about this time,
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 22: the War on the Potomac and in Western Virginia. (search)
He determined to drive them off, and on the evening of the 26th of June, 1861. he requested Commander Rowan, of the Pawnee, then lying near Acquia Creek, to send to him, during the night, two boatloads of marines, well equipped, with a competene observation of cruisers on the river. On the morning of the 27th, June, 1861. the Freeborn, with the boats from the Pawnee, went up to Matthias Point, when the former commenced firing shot and shell into the woods. Under cover of this fire, Liperformed by the Roman Catholic Bishop of that diocese, in the Cathedral. It was buried with imposing ceremonies. The Pawnee became so obnoxious to the insurgents that they devised many schemes for her destruction. Among other contrivances was a torpedo, or floating mine, delineated in the accompanying sketch. It was picked up in the Potomac, a few yards from the Pawnee, on the evening of the 7th of July, 1861. The following is a description:--1,1, Oil-casks, serving for buoys. 2, 2, Iro