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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
ons of the Federals on the coast of North Carolina until after the capture of Fort Macon, on the 26th of April, 1862. Regarding those which took place along the otheinlet most frequented by trading-vessels before the war. It was protected by Fort Macon, which the Federals had captured in April. At a short distance from this fore land-forces were again able to co-operate effectively. During the siege of Fort Macon, three gun-boats were sent into Currituck Sound to obstruct the channel whichn the part of the enemy. West of Old Topsail Inlet, the sand-bank upon which Fort Macon is built hugs the coast more and more, and forms a simple chain of sandbanks, penetrated into the New River with the steamer Ellis, between Wilmington and Fort Macon, and ascended this water-course as far as Jacksonville, where he captured twos shot. He finally set her on fire, and, taking one of the launches, reached Fort Macon safe and sound. On the same day three Federal steamers, leaving Yorktown,