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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 75 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 26 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 16 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 16 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 13 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 13 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 12 0 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 11: Goldsborough's expedition to the sounds of North Carolina. (search)
sses of Army. advantages of capture of Roanoke Island. escape of Confederate fleet. casualties among naval forces Commander Rowan pursues Confederate fleet. destruction of Confederate fleet and forts on Pasquotank River. attempt to burn Elizabeth City. expeditions up rivers leading into sounds. bravery of Lieut. Flusser. Owing to the fact that the commanding officer of the Hatteras expedition did not push the advantages he had gained by the capture of Forts Hatteras and Clark, in Augug adventure has failed to give to the brave spirits who took part in it all the credit they deserved for the skill and daring which they exhibited throughout the affair. After the battle was over, Com. Rowan sent some of the steamers up to Elizabeth City. At their approach the enemy made a hasty retreat through the town, having set it on fire before their departure. It being evident to Com. Rowan that it was the design of the enemy to throw the blame of burning the city upon the Union for
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 34: (search)
r, leaving Commander S. C. Rowan in charge of the sounds of North Carolina. The gallant service performed by Commander Rowan, in the capture of Newburn and Elizabeth City, has already been related, though complete justice has not been done to the officers and men who embarked in frail vessels never intended to go under the fireved under him, as for its brevity and truthfulness; he could have said no more had he used a folio of words: Order.United States Steamer Delaware. off Elizabeth City. February 11th, 1862. The commander of the flotilla in Albemarle Sound avails himself of the earliest moment to make a public acknowledgment of the coolnesGoldsborough all the sounds had been taken possession of under the admirable management of Commander Rowan, Lieutenant Flusser and others. Newbern, Plymouth, Elizabeth City, and every important place, was in charge of a gun-boat or was garrisoned by soldiers, and most of the Confederate troops that had been sent to resist the Uni