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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 43 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 28 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 18 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 18 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 13 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 13 3 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 10 0 Browse Search
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of the Nashville was almost immediately after responded to by the Yankee, who, as if now recognising the rebel steamer, fired a volley after her, and started in rapid pursuit, firing as rapidly as the guns could be loaded and discharged; but the eager agitation of the Yankee gunners marred their aim, and the shots fell far wide of our noble steamer, which was then dashing onward under a full head of steam, and in a comparatively few minutes was safely within range of the protecting guns of Fort Macon, and beyond the range of her chagrined pursuer. From Beaufort, Capt. Pegram and Paymaster R. Taylor, of the Nashville, proceeded to this city, from whence they started for Richmond, in the nine o'clock train this morning. My informant speaks in glowing terms of the kindness of the English people, who showered upon the crew and officers of the Nashville all manner of sympathetic attentions. As an instance of the good feeling of the English towards us, and of their confidence in our c
adquarters that there were two more regiments at the Newbern camp. The value of the public property captured here is enormous, consisting of fifty-three heavy cannon and field-pieces, ammunition, quartermaster's and commissary stores, camps and camp equipage, horses, transportation, and naval stores in large quantities, cotton, etc. Probably two million dollars would not purchase the articles at first hand. But the victory is the more important from the fact that it places Beaufort and Fort Macon at our mercy, and opens up to us by railroad the direct lines of communication between the rebel army and the country which supports it. Perhaps the public North can give a shrewd guess as to our next place of destination. We can here, but we will not divulge it until the next mail, which will leave here in a few days. By that opportunity I hope to send a correct map of the field of battle, with the positions occupied by the several regiments of this victorious army. The operations o
ngton. The Mount Vernon then left there, and proceeded to Hampton Roads with the intelligence. The Cambridge was ordered down here in consequence, and reached here on the morning of the eleventh of March, making three vessels on this blockade. The State of Georgia was compelled to leave for reasons already stated. She left on the six-teenth. The Nashville had steamed down from her former position in the harbor, and on the day previous to running out was lying close under the guns of Fort Macon. We kept a sharp lookout for her fore and aft, and with good glasses, to watch her movements. Between the hours of seven and eight P. M., on the seventeenth of March, a dark object was noticed coming out of the channel. She had chosen the darkest part of the night to elude us, and it was only the utmost vigilance that enabled us to see her as quick as we did. Capt. Cavendy, of this vessel, at once got her ready for action, sent up a signal to the Cambridge, lying some distance sout
Doc. 135.-capture of Fort Macon. Com. Lockwood's report. United States propeller daylightfire was opened, about six o'clock A. M., on Fort Macon. On its being reported, I got under way andce of our glorious flag over the ramparts of Fort Macon. About ten o'clock A. M., on April twentyoads, Va. New-York Tribune account. Fort Macon, April 26, 1862. By the active exertions , bearing the following communication: Fort Macon, April the 20th, 1862. to the Ladys of Beern, but I could pick out of the garrison of Fort Macon a score of men who would stand killing as wecarrying guns, ammunition, and provisions to Fort Macon just before the battle of Newbern, acting fo occasion of previous battles, that the name Fort Macon, April 25, 1862, be inscribed on the colors displayed in the investment and reduction of Fort Macon. Every patriot heart will be filled with ear upon their colors and guidons the words: Fort Macon, April 25, 1862. By command of Major-Gen.[2 more...]