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Doc. 189. occupation of Tybee Island, November 24, 1861. Flag-officer Dupont's report. flag-ship Wa to form an approximate estimate of the force on Tybee Island, and of the possibility of gaining access to then he came back and reported that the defences on Tybee Island had probably been abandoned. Deeming it proper,to take the same position. The abandonment of Tybee Island, on which there is a strong martello tower, withuit of the victory of the 7th. By the fall of Tybee Island, the reduction of Fort Pulaski, which is within p Pocahontas, at the anchorage, Savannah harbor, Tybee Island, Nov. 24, 1861. The steamer Flag, Commander J it. The abandonment of their strong works on Tybee Island may be considered as confirming this report. Th six o'clock the Federal flag was seen flying on Tybee Island. About seven o'clock at night Captain Read, of t I think they have gained very little by taking Tybee Island. I do not think they can get enough rice and co
position and force of the enemy's battery there — information which the Commanding-General has expressed to me is his desire to obtain before landing troops on Tybee Island. The department will have the goodness to observe that, in the necessary occupation of St. Helena Sound and of Tybee Roads, and in the examination of Warsaw Inlet, a large number of the vessels of my squadron is engaged, which will be released and employed on blockading duty as soon as Otter and Tybee Islands are held by the army. Very respectfully, your most obedient servant, S. F. Dupont, Flag-Officer Commanding. United States flagship Wabash, Port Royal harbor, S. C. December ring of their bayonets. We saw several small vessels. Some of them in Romilly Marsh were in tow of a small steamtug; but they were beyond our reach. Upon Little Tybee Island we could see no earth-works, but could not get nearer to it than two miles, because of the shoals. In coming out of Warsaw Sound, at high tide, we had not
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 224. expedition to Ossabaw, Ga. (search)
ch we made to-day, was made in force. Our force consisted of the gunboat Ottawa, Captain Stevens, the flagship of Captain C. R. P. Rodgers, of the Wabash; the Seneca, Captain Ammen, the Pembina, Captain John Bankhead, and the Mary Andrews, in command of Acting Master Mathews, late of the Quaker City. We left Port Royal yesterday (Tuesday) at noon, and, the Ottawa leading, followed by the Pembina and Mary Andrews in the line, steamed south, and at sundown anchored in Cockspur harbor, off Tybee Island, Savannah River. The Seneca came in half an hour later. As we passed over the bar the water was dotted by hundreds and thousands of wild ducks of every variety, which lazily flapped their wings and sailed slowly away, without exhibiting the least alarm at our presence. The waters hereabout are black with water fowl, and I am told that they have but just begun to arrive. Throughout the winter millions upon millions throng the bays, rivers, and lagoons of the Southern coast, and afford