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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.19 (search)
ly over the bar in daylight of the powder-laden Cornubia, in 1862, and the A. D. Vance, with a party of ladies and Dr. Hoge, of Richmond, with Bibles for the soldiers, in 1864 (the latter steamer rescued by a timely shot from a ten-inch Columbiad in the fort), were incidents never to be forgotten. The recapture of the Kate of London and the Nighthawk, the wreck of the Condor under the guns of the fort, and the sad drowning of Mrs. Greenhough, the famous Confederate spy, the fights over the Venus and the Hebe on the beach of Masonboro Sound, where one of the garrison was killed and a Whitworth gun captured from a detachment of men guarding the wrecks August 23, 1863, by the United States frigate Minnesota, carrying forty-four guns, which came close to shore and rendered a retreat with the guns impossible, were thrilling events in our camp life. We had a visit from President Davis; he landed at the end of the point and rode on horseback with General Whiting to the mound. As soon a