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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The ironclad ram Virginia-Confederate States Navy, [from the Richmond, Va., News-leader, April 1, 1904.] (search)
ssfully encountered and defied a force equal to 2,896 men and 230 guns, as follows: Men.Guns. Congress (burned),48050 Cumberland (sunk),36022 Minnesota (riddled),55040 Roanoke (scared off),55040 St. Lawrence (peppered),48050 Gunboats (three disabled),1206 Forts (silenced),20020 Monitor,1502 ——— Total,2,890230 Following are the vessels which composed the Confederate fleet: Steamers Virginia (12 guns), Captain Buchanan; Patrick Henry (12 guns), Commander John R. Tucker; Jamestown (2 guns), Lieutenant-Commander I. W. Barry; gunboats Teaser (1 gun), Lieutenant-Commander W. A. Webb; Beaufort (1 gun), Lieutenant-Commander W. H. Parker; Raleigh (1 gun), Lieutenant-Commander I. W. Alexander. When the Virginia steamed over from Norfolk to engage the Federal fleet, her officers were: Flag officer, Franklin Buchanan; executive, Lieutenant Catesby A. R. Jones; lieutenants, Charles C. Simms, R. D. Minor, Hunter Davidson, J. Taylor Wood, J. R. Eggleston and Walter Butt; <
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.51 (search)
cted against Federal marine by batteries at Fort Powhatan, Drewry's Bluff, Day's Neck, Hardin's Bluff, Mulberry Island, Jamestown and other defensible points on James river. Such was the situation of affairs in the early spring of 1862. The Fedeovernment had improvised from the scant materials at hand what was known as the James river fleet—the Patrick Henry and Jamestown (formerly plying as freight and passenger steamers between New York and Richmond, and caught in Southern waters at the shed the five wooden vessels of the James River Squadron, Tucker leading, in the Patrick Henry, closely followed by the Jamestown and the saucy little gunboats. Why they were not totally destroyed I did not then and do not now understand. Admiral f the Patrick Henry, scalding four persons to death and wounding four others. The ship was turned out of action by the Jamestown, but the damages were soon repaired, when the ship returned to her station and did splendid service during the remainde