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s had taken up his quarters. The commanding officers repaired on board by signal, when the plan of operations was explained to them. Owing to the shoaliness of the bar and channel, it was not until half-past 8 o'clock that I entered little Tybee River, or Freeborn Cut; and it was half-past 1 before I passed Fort Pulaski, at the nearest point. The Fort was not prepared for an enemy on this side, and did not fire into the vessels. But preparations were immediately set on foot to receive us oplacing in it some obstructions which would render it useless to the enemy. In this respect he has anticipated our wishes; but the obstructions can be removed hereafter, if desirable. During the engagement of Tuesday, Col. Rosa, commanding at Tybee, sent an aid to me with an offer of additional troops. I beg to call your particular attention to this act of courtesy and display of public spirit. While all communication between Capt. John Rodgers in Wright River, and myself in Wilmington
heir assigned positions. The fight was over, and they had not seen it, and, what was more galling, they had not been able to participate in achieving the victory. Gen. Grant evidently did not understand that Commodore Foote was a man of his word, who believes in energetic action at close quarters. In giving me these details, Commodore Foote incidentally remarked that he was decidedly in favor of close action. Under ordinary circumstances he should adopt the plan of Commodore Du Pont at Tybee, but in this case he was satisfied with the plan he had adopted, and which he had resolved to carry out, no matter what the events of the moment. He was satisfied that while one casemated gun on shore was equal to five afloat, a gun behind an embankment merely was but little more than one on shipboard. He received the surrendered property, and two hours later turned it all over to Gen. Grant, and proceeded to make other arrangements. The troops, if they had been in position as was desig
il 11, 1862. On Wednesday, April ninth, the batteries on Tybee being completed, order was given to open fire on the followf the upper batteries, and one on a ridge running toward Tybee River; and to give Gen. Gilmore an opportunity for the rest whg Wright River, one of the outlets of the Savannah, with Bull River, which last, by its connection, forms a direct communicao take part in the bombardment of Fort Pulaski. It reached Tybee on the morning of the tenth instant, just before the fire wquarters were established in the shanty where the keeper of Tybee light once slept calmly, undisturbed by wars or rumors of wsed, and amid cheer after cheer, all along the batteries on Tybee, down came the stars and bars. It was the eleventh of Apri eyes. They represent that they knew of our proceedings at Tybee, and thought it useless to attempt to interrupt them; they ent commenced on Thursday, none of the enemy's batteries on Tybee were visible, except from the smoke which pointed out the d
, Headquarters United States Forces, Tybee Island, Ga.: sir: I have the honor to submit the following for the information of the General commanding: Escorted by seven companies of the Eighth Michigan volunteers, commanded by Col. Fenton, and a small detachment of the Rhode Island artillery, I embarked on the steamer Honduras, at Goat's Point, about eight o'clock yesterday morning, for the purpose of making a reconnoissance of Wilmington Island. Proceeding through Lazaretto Creek, Tybee River, and Wilmington Narrows to Scriven's plantation, two companies, (G and B,) about one hundred and fifteen men, under the command of Capt. Pratt, were landed, with orders to march at once to the south-west end of the island, skirting Turner's Creek on the right, so as to cover the boat party which was to follow that stream to Wilmington River. Ascending to the junction of Oakland and Turner's Creeks, the balance of the command, in all about three hundred men, was landed at Gibson's plantat