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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 6: naval expedition against Port Royal and capture of that place. (search)
r work,the only gun in embrasure. 1 English siege gun, 12 pdr., behind embankment at right of right wing. 1 English siege gun, mounted to the right of the magazine to command the ditch of the main work. In the right wing were mounted: 3 32-pdrs., same class as others before mentioned. Making a total of 23 guns. Fort Beauregard. The fort had four faces upon which guns were mounted, each face looking on the water, and each gun so mounted as to command the water approach to Broad and Beaufort Rivers. The guns were 13 in number, of the following sizes: 5 32-pdrs, navy pattern, 1845. 1 rifled, 6-inch, new. 5 sea-coast guns, 42 pdrs., long and very heavy. 1 ten-inch Columbiad, weight 13,226 lbs. 1 8-inch Columbiad. Upon the outer works on the left flank were mounted 2 24-pdrs. Upon outer works on right flank: 3 32-pdrs. of 63 cwt., navy pattern, 1845. Within the fort were also two field pieces, 6-pounders, old Spanish pattern, making in al
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 52: operations about Charleston, 1865.--fall of Charleston, Savannah, etc. (search)
ll of Charleston, Savannah, etc. Formation of the naval brigade. operations of Generals Sherman and Foster in the vicinity of Savannah. expedition up Broad River and Boyd's Creek. Savannah invested. evacuation of Savannah and its defences by the Confederates. the naval vessels again in Charleston harbor. movements of guns each. All the forces that could be spared from the vessels on blockade were withdrawn, and the night of November 28th was appointed for proceeding up the Broad River and into Boyd's Creek, one of its branches, whence a short march only was necessary to reach the railroad connecting Savannah with Charleston. The vessels of tly drawing down to the Savannah River, and, in order to cut off the escape of the Confederates, it was concluded to reinforce the troops under General Foster on Broad River, and make a demonstration in the direction of the railroad, while that on Beaulieu would be limited to the naval cannonade, which was begun and continued by Lie