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could not be had either to man the slips that might be commissioned, or to protect the exposed stations at Annapolis and Norfolk. Prompt measures were taken during the first year to increase the force; and later, a great expansion took place. In which to draw reserves. It had no seamen, for its people were not given to seafaring pursuits. Its only shipyards were Norfolk and Pensacola. Norfolk, with its immense supplies of ordnance and equipments, was indeed invaluable; but though the thrNorfolk, with its immense supplies of ordnance and equipments, was indeed invaluable; but though the three hundred new Dahlgren guns captured in the yard were a permanent acquisition, the yard itself was lost when the war was one-fourth over. The South was without any large force of skilled mechanics; and such as it had were early summoned to the armn was seized at Pensacola, and $25,000 were appropriated to complete and equip her. The Merrimac was presently raised at Norfolk, and found to have no serious injury. Encouragement was given to private enterprise, by Davis's immediate adoption of t
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter II (search)
moved westward along the Gulf. Before the 1st of May, seven steamers of considerable size had been chartered in New York and Philadelphia. One of these, the Keystone State, chartered by Lieutenant Woodhull, and intended especially for use at Norfolk, was at her station in Hampton Roads in forty-eight hours after Woodhull had received his orders in Washington to secure a vessel. The screw-steamer South Carolina, of eleven hundred and sixty-five tons, purchased in Boston on May 3, arrived ofasses throughout the war, partly in consequence of the want of troops to hold the occupied points. Curiously enough, too, these centres of occupation became in a small way centres of blockade-running—Nassaus and Bermudas on a diminutive scale. Norfolk, Beaufort in North Carolina, Hilton Head with its sutler's shops, Pensacola, and New Orleans each carried on a trade, prosperous as far as it went, with the surrounding coast. At New Orleans, the blockade of Lake Ponchartrain was kept up long a
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 3: (search)
Elizabeth River, nearly opposite the town of Norfolk, and nine miles above Sewall's Point, where tevery hour of delay. Troops were thrown into Norfolk in considerable numbers, and batteries were ebeen directed by the Department to proceed to Norfolk with the Pawnee, then lying at Washington, ank in the evening, the Pawnee came in sight of Norfolk. The Cumberland was lying off the Yard, and eing carried on, not at Hampton Roads, but at Norfolk and Brooklyn, and the victory was to depend nanoke, was now completed and in commission at Norfolk, under her new name of the Virginia. She wascontinuing the fight, the Merrimac steamed to Norfolk. Jones gives as his reason for returning thaared—he could do the same again, and go up to Norfolk at his leisure. If, however, his injuries wewas compelled to lose no time in returning to Norfolk, it would seem that instead of his having defry operations would compel the abandonment of Norfolk, and consultations were held by the military [8 more...]
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eNew York. St. LawrencePhiladelphia. RaritanNorfolk. Santee Kittery. 9Sailing-sloopsSavannahNewuthNorfolk. JamestownPhiladelphia GermantownNorfolk. VincennesBoston. DecaturSan Francisco. MaigsBainbridgeBoston . PerryNew York. DolphinNorfolk. 5Screw-frigatesRoanokeNew York. ColoradoBoston. MerrimacNorfolk. MinnesotaBoston. WabashNew York. 1Screw — sloop (1st class)PensacolaNorfNorfolk. 1Side-wheel steamerMississippiBoston. 1Side-wheel steamer (3d class.)Water WitchPhiladelphiaeceiving ship, Norfolk. ColumbusIn ordinary, Norfolk. OhioReceiving ship, Boston, North Carolinaceiving ship, New York. DelawareIn ordinary, Norfolk. New OrleansOn the stocks, Sackett's Harbor.n the stocks, Boston. New YorkOn the stocks, Norfolk. 3Sailing-frigatesConstitutionPractice ship, Annapolis. United StatesIn ordinary, Norfolk. ColumbiaIn ordinary, Norfolk. 4Permanent store anNorfolk. 4Permanent store and receiving vessels (steam).IndependenceMare Island, California. FredoniaValparaiso. FalmouthAspi[1 more...]
itor, 56, 69 Gunboats built, 19 Guns, naval, before and during the war, 2,15; loss of, at Norfolk, 54 Hampton Roads, blockaded, 47, 82, 85 Handy, Captain, Robert, 125, 131 Harriet Lane, Kearsarge, the, 205; armament of, 206; fights Alabama, 207 et seq. Keystone State, blockades Norfolk, 35; attacked by rams, 110 Key West, blockaded, 35, 83 Kittredge, Acting--Lieutenant, com Navy, Union organization, 1-21; condition of, in 1861, 232; close of war, 236 Navy Yard, Norfolk, 46 et seq.; abandoned, 52 et seq.; partly destroyed, 53 Neptune, the, 147 et seq. New Oron, Isaac, Engineer of Monitor, 56, 58 Niagara, the, at Charleston, 34, 84, 121 et seq. Norfolk, Va., blockaded, 35, 46 et seq., 55, 71 et seq.; surrenders, 78 officers, naval, at commencemeneq. Patrick Henry, the, 64, 66 Paulding, Commodore, Hiram, 51 et seq.; burns Navy Yard at Norfolk. 53 Pawnee, the, 11, 51 Pendergrast, Commodore, 82, 84 Pensacola, Fla., blockaded, 35, 46