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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 7, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 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. 2 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 6, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 2 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for Cockspur Island (Georgia, United States) or search for Cockspur Island (Georgia, United States) in all documents.

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nd-hand. In order to understand the nature of the reconnoissance, it will be necessary to have a clear apprehension of the geography of the country. An ordinary map of the Savannah River will probably indicate but little more than the general course of the stream, and the situation of the principal city of Georgia. Savannah is about fifteen miles from the mouth of the river, and on the right or southern bank. Approach to it by water is defended by Fort Pulaski, a casemated fort on Cockspur Island, at the mouth of the river, and Fort Jackson, a barbette fort on the mainland, only four miles below the city. The left bank is formed by a succession of islands, and the channel also is interrupted by large and numerous islands, the most important of which is Elba, whose upper extremity is immediately opposite Fort Jackson. Lower down in the stream is Long Island. The network of creeks and bays that surrounds Hilton Head terminates southward in Calibogue Sound, which is divided from
headquarters Department of the South, Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Ga., April 13, 1862. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of Wrn District, Department of the South, Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Ga., April 12, 1862. To Major-Gen. David Hunter, Commanig.-General Vols., Commanding U. S. Forces, Tybee and Cockspur Islands, Ga Report of Brigadier-General Viele. headqto the forces of the United States of Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Ga.: art. 1. The Fort, armament, and garrison td the eleventh day of April, 1862, at Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Ga. Chas. H. Olmstead, Col First Vol Reg't of Ga., Coms allowed to cross the creek that separates Tybee from Cockspur Island. He was met at the shore and detained there. It seem of the Fort; the two mortar-batteries on the shore of Cockspur Island were silenced, and several of the casemate guns were sth the salt tides of the Savannah, the party landed on Cockspur Island. A long wooden causeway extends over the marsh perhap