Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for Underwriter or search for Underwriter in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Operations against Newbern in 1864. (search)
me try a coup de main. I could, however, hear nothing from him for some time, and when I did, it was the unsatisfactory note I have alluded to. On the night of the 1st instant, Commander Wood gallantly attacked and took the six-gun steamer Underwriter, but was compelled to burn her, thus losing us her invaluable services. The enemy having had ample time to reinforce, both by water and railroad, the trains running in constantly, night and day, from Morehead City, and in fact, the whole planee hundred stand of small arms, four ambulances, three wagons, one hundred and three animals, a quantity of clothing and garrison equipage, and two flags. Commander Wood, Confederate States Navy, captured and destroyed United States gunboat Underwriter. Our loss about forty-five killed and wounded. A correct list will be forwarded. I found the ground in my front swept by half a dozen forts, one of them mounting seven rifle guns, with which they fired at pleasure over and into our line of