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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 111 3 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 78 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 58 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 50 0 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) 49 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 40 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 38 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 34 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) 32 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 6: siege of Knoxville.--operations on the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia. (search)
ainst Charleston, 192. the defenses of Charleston, 193. obstructions in Charleston harbor, 194. attack on Fort Sumter, 195. character of the battle, 196. repulsh himself, the pilot and crew of the steamer) escaped in that vessel from Charleston harbor, and on the evening of the 12th May. placed her alongside the Wabash, Dun so well known, that no vessel was decoyed into an open attempt to enter Charleston harbor, which was continually watched by a competent blockading squadron. As us in the labors and dangers of the impending conflict. The works around Charleston harbor to be attacked were numerous and formidable. See map of Charleston harCharleston harbor on page 157, volume I. Along its northern margin, and commanding its channels, were five of them, the first being on the outward extremity of Sullivan's Island, he percussion powder. Such were some of the contrivances for obstructing Charleston harbor — such were the fortifications which have been alluded to, against which
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 7: the siege of Charleston to the close of 1863.--operations in Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. (search)
oin in the meditated attack on Fort Wagner. In this engagement Terry lost about one hundred men, and Hagood about two hundred. In his report to General Jordan, Beauregard's chief of staff, General Ripley, in command of the defenses. of Charleston harbor, says: Brigadier-General Hagood succeeded in driving the enemy, about two thousand in number, from James's Island. He suppressed the fact that Hagood was repulsed, and that Terry left the island at his leisure for a more important field of and boats. Two hundred of the assailants were killed, wounded, or captured, with four boats and three colors, and the remainder escaped. For some time after this disastrous meddling with the slumbering but yet powerful monster guarding Charleston harbor, very few stirring events broke the monotony of camp life on Morris Island, or the tedious blockading service, excepting an occasional visit to the squadron of some prowler of the harbor on a deadly errand; the battering of Fort Sumter now
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
o Bermuda Hundred. A quick and vigorous movement upon Petersburg and Richmond at that time might have resulted in the capture of both cities, for very few Confederate troops appear to have then been in either place. That fact was unknown by the Nationals, and a wise caution, rightfully exercised, caused a delay fatal to the speedy achievement of such victories, for strength was quickly imparted to both posts. When the movement of Butler and the arrival of Gillmore with troops from Charleston harbor was first known to the Confederates at Richmond, Beauregard was ordered to hasten from Charleston to the latter place, with all possible dispatch, with the troops under his command there, others drawn from Georgia and Florida, and such as he might gather in his passage through North Carolina. He instantly obeyed, and when General Kautz struck the Weldon road, as we have seen, he found these re-enforcements for Lee passing over it. A large portion of them were left south of that cuttin
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 17: Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
sher, 475. an immense torpedo to be used, 476. delay of the fleet, 477. explosion of the great torpedo, 478. attack on Fort Fisher, 479. withdrawal of Union troops from the attack, 480. the author's visit to Fort Fisher, 481. also to Charleston harbor, Beaufort, Hilton Head, and Savannah, 482, 483. Having made the necessary orders for the disposition of his troops at Savannah, General Sherman directed his chief engineer (Captain Poe) to examine the works around the city and its vicinids. She had two horizontal engines, and was propelled by a screw. She was furnished with sails, and was bark-rigged. At her bow was a formidable wrought-iron ram or beak. She first went to sea in August, 1862. we have already met her in Charleston harbor (see page 193). she fought Fort Fisher gallantly and unharmed, and at the close of the war she returned to the Delaware, whence she first set forth. There she was dismantled, and left to repose near League Island, a short distance below Ph
n, 1.207. Anderson, Major, Robert, succeeds Col. Gardner in command in Charleston harbor,1.118; warning letters of, 1.119, 125, 127; raises the United States flagevacuation of by Hardee, 3.462; visit of the author to in 1866, 3.481. Charleston Harbor, fortifications in, 1.117; seizure of forts in by South Carolina troops, 3.248; repulsed by Gen. Rousseau at Pulaski, 3.416. Fortifications in Charleston harbor, description of, 1.117; anxiety of conspirators respecting, 1.120. Forprovisional government organized in, 2.189. Keokuk, iron-clad, sunk in Charleston Harbor, 3.196. Kernstown, battle of, 2.370. Key West, saved to the Union, ; Grant's defeated army at, 2.275. Planter, gun-boat, carried off from Charleston harbor by Robert Small, 3.186. Pleasant Grove, La., battle of, 3.259. Pleas of destroyed by Confederate cavalry, 3.54. Stone fleet expedition to Charleston harbor, 2.128. Stone, Gen. Charles P., placed under arrest and sent to Fort