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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The ironclad ram Virginia-Confederate States Navy, [from the Richmond, Va., News-leader, April 1, 1904.] (search)
ederate fleet successfully encountered and defied a force equal to 2,896 men and 230 guns, as follows: Men.Guns. Congress (burned),48050 Cumberland (sunk),36022 Minnesota (riddled),55040 Roanoke (scared off),55040 St. Lawrence (peppered),48050 Gunboats (three disabled),1206 Forts (silenced),20020 Monitor,1502 ——— Total,2,890230 Following are the vessels which composed the Confederate fleet: Steamers Virginia (12 guns), Captain Buchanan; Patrick Henry (12 guns), Commander John R. Tucker; Jamestown (2 guns), Lieutenant-Commander I. W. Barry; gunboats Teaser (1 gun), Lieutenant-Commander W. A. Webb; Beaufort (1 gun), Lieutenant-Commander W. H. Parker; Raleigh (1 gun), Lieutenant-Commander I. W. Alexander. When the Virginia steamed over from Norfolk to engage the Federal fleet, her officers were: Flag officer, Franklin Buchanan; executive, Lieutenant Catesby A. R. Jones; lieutenants, Charles C. Simms, R. D. Minor, Hunter Davidson, J. Taylor Wood, J. R. Eggleston<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.51 (search)
ying as freight and passenger steamers between New York and Richmond, and caught in Southern waters at the commencement of hostilities); the former under Commander John R. Tucker, carrying twelve guns of modern force; the latter under Lieutenat Barney, with a battery of two heavy pieces; and three tugs metamorphosed into gunboats like bloodhounds in leash, with beaks already turned towards their prey, with engines like angry hearts impatiently panting for the fray, were the lean racers of Tucker's squadron, on the lookout for the signal gun. As time wore on all apprehension lest the enemy might have received notice of the impending attack, was dispelleStanding down the long open reach, under full head of steam, right into the pelting storm of missiles, dashed the five wooden vessels of the James River Squadron, Tucker leading, in the Patrick Henry, closely followed by the Jamestown and the saucy little gunboats. Why they were not totally destroyed I did not then and do not now
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
tle of, 200, 336. Stanton, Frank, 297. States, The Rights of, 16. Stewart, Colonel William H., 338. Stonewall Brigade, Composition of, 97. Stewart's, J. E. B., march around the Federals, 7; his death, 47. Stronach, Major A. B., 164. Sumter, Fall of Fort, 284. Talcott, Colonel T. M. R., 51, 67. Taylor, Colonel William H., 332. Tennessee Troops in Confederate States Army, 179. Terrell, Colonel, 204. Tom's Brook, Battle of, 10. Toombs, Hon. Robert, 107. Tucker, Commodore J. Randolph, 351. Valley Campaign, The, 10. Vance, Governor Z. B., vindicated, 164. Venable, Colonel Charles S., 236. Vicksburg, Siege of, 115. Virginia, Infantry, the 1st at Gettysburg, 33; casualties of, 39; 21st at Second Manassas, 77; Contribution of to the Confederate States Army, 43. Virginia, The Iron-Clad; what she did, 273; her officers, 249, 347, 348. Waddell, Captain James Iredell, 320. Walker, General James A., 175. Walker, Leroy Pope, 111.