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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
ntil all the valuable materiel accumulated in Norfolk could be placed in safety. On the other hae, Johnston, and Magruder. The evacuation of Norfolk, which followed as a result, was to be effectuation of Yorktown in order to secure that of Norfolk. General Huger, who occupied that place witht a country, to precipitate the evacuation of Norfolk, and thus deprive the Confederates of all theway all his troops, remaining almost alone in Norfolk, ready to destroy the docks, the workshops, t President to undertake an expedition against Norfolk. Max Weber's brigade was speedily embarked, ly deserted; General Wool reached the city of Norfolk, which had been given up to its peaceful inhartant battles. Meantime, the evacuation of Norfolk was followed by an event destined to influenc she was the last to come out of that port of Norfolk, whence, during two months, she had held the Huger arrived with twelve thousand men from Norfolk; Branch, whose defeat at Newberne by Burnside
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
-operate effectively. During the siege of Fort Macon, three gun-boats were sent into Currituck Sound to obstruct the channel which connects this bay with that of Norfolk. It was feared that the Confederates, who were still in possession of the arsenal of that name, might use this channel for the purpose of transferring into the wina the flotilla which was blockaded by the Monitor. The operation was accomplished without any opposition on the 24th of April, shortly before the evacuation of Norfolk. During the first fortnight of May, four gun-boats, commanded by Lieutenant Flusser, scoured Albemarle Sound, carrying off the machinery appertaining to the lias to occupy the enemy and prevent him from reinforcing Lee's army. In conformity with these instructions, General Dix, who was in command of Fortress Monroe and Norfolk, determined to undertake an expedition west of that place, and asked for the co-operation of Flusser's flotilla for that purpose. The land-troops were to advance