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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 10: naval engagement at South-West pass.--the Gulf blockading squadron in November, 1861. (search)
expedition to reinforce Sumter, the President and Secretary Seward sent one to reinforce Fort. Pickens and prevent it from falling into the hands of the insurgents. This is an important part of the history of the war, and as it had an important bearing on naval matters in the Gulf of Mexico, and exhibited a great want of decision or forgetfulness on the part of those who were charged with the duty of recovering the Government property, it may not be uninteresting Panoramic view of Pensacola Bay, the Navy yard and forts. to relate some events connected with this place during the time of its occupation by the Confederates. In the early part of the difficulties between the North and South, and before the Confederates had taken the bold step of firing upon Fort Sumter, and when the Government was anxious to ascertain the true condition of affairs at Charleston, Mr. G. V. Fox, formerly a Lieutenant in the Navy and later the Assistant Secretary, offered his services to go to Char