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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 5: capture of the works at Hatteras Inlet by Flag officer Stringham.--destruction of the privateer Judah. (search)
at Hatteras Island. bombardment and capture of forts Hatteras and Clark. the garrison surrender to General Butler and Commodore Stringham. effect of the capture of forts Hatteras and Clark on the Confederates. destruction of Fort Ocracoke. the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds. C on the extreme southwestern point of which were Forts Hatteras and Clark, separated by a shallow bay, half a mile wide. Of these works FortCumberland in tow and followed by the Minnesota, stood in towards Fort Clark and opened fire, and were soon joined by the Susquehanna. The appeared from both forts, and the enemy were evidently abandoning Fort Clark, on which our troops moved up the beach and hoisted the Union flaas abandoned by the enemy soon after the fall of Forts Hatteras and Clark, and was destroyed by a party from the U. S. S. Pawnee, who rendereoint of Hatteras Island. Plan of the attack on forts Hatteras and Clark, August 28th and 29th, 1861. These troops were but partially eq
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 11: Goldsborough's expedition to the sounds of North Carolina. (search)
d Reno. losses 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 August, 1861, the victory was almost a barren one, with the exception of its moral effect and the recapture of many of the guns which had fallen into the hands of the Confederates. The principal entrances into the sounds of North Carolina were secured, but the Confederates had still the means not only of annoying the coast-wise commerce passing daily before these inlets, but also of supplying their armies through the intricate and numerous channels belonging to the several sounds, and