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Farragut before Mobile
bombards and passes Fort Morgan
the Rebel ram Tennessee fights our fleet
Fort Powell blown up
Fort Gaines surrenders
Fort Morgan succumbs
Mobile scaled up.
the formation of the Southern Confederacy was quickly followbile — the double entrance to whose spacious bay was defended by Forts Morgan and Powell on either hand, and by Fort Gaines on Dauphine islandand now advancing in line on the right, or between the fleet and Fort Morgan.
The Tecumseh, leading, at 6:47, opened fire on Fort Morgan, stFort Morgan, still a mile distant, which responded at 7:06 ; and forthwith, every gun that could be brought to bear on either side awoke the echoes of the sboard boiler by a 7-inch shell, while directly under the fire of Fort Morgan.
Nearly all her firemen and coalheavers on duty were killed or d his 600 men were prisoners of war.
Gen. Page, commanding in Fort Morgan, had much stronger defenses, and was on the main land, where he
ries, 101; 102; bombards Donaldsonville, 102; returns to New Orleans, 102; at the capture of Port Hudson, 332; assails Forts Morgan and Gaines, Mobile bay, 651.
Farrand, Comr., surrenders to Rear-Admiral Fletcher on the Tombigbee river, 754.
Fa St. Philip, maps of, 86; 88; bombardment and surrender of, 88 to 97.
Fort Smith, Ark., Gen. Thayer leaves, 552.
forts Morgan and Gaines, Mobile bay, Farragut assails, 651; Page and Anderson surrender, 653.
Fort Steedman, Va., Rebel attack orand Gulf, Miss., burned by Gen. Williams, 101; attack on, 302.
Granger, Gen. Gordon, at Chickamauga, 421; captures Fort Morgan, 653; in attack on Mobile, 721.
Grant, Gen. U. S., captures Fort Henry, 45-6; invests and captures Fort Donelson, 4sher, 711; 713; Fort Gaines, 651; Fort Henry, 45; Fort Hindman, 292; Fort McAllister, Ga., 693: Fort Macon, N. C., 79; Fort Morgan, 651; Fort Pillow, 56, 619; Pulaski, 457; Fort Sanders, 432; Fort Sumter, 467-9; Fort Wagner, 47781; Island Number10,