Chapter 9: reduction of Newbern—the Albemarle.
Rowan left Hatteras Inlet with the flotilla under his command, at 7.30 A. M. of the 12th of March, 1862, accompanied by the army transports carrying twelve thousand troops intended to be employed against the works of the enemy.
At sunset of the same day the flotilla anchored off Slocum's Neck, fifteen miles distant and within sight of the city of Newbern.
The following vessels composed the attacking force; Delaware, Lieutenant-Commanding L. P. Quackenbush, and flag-ship of Commander S. C. Rowan; Stars and Stripes, Lieutenant-Commanding Reed Werden; Louisiana, Lieutenant-Commanding Alexander Murray; Hetzel, Lieutenant-Commanding H. K. Davenport; Commodore Perry, Lieutenant-Commanding C. W. Flusser; Valley City, Lieutenant-Commanding J. C. Chaplin; Underwriter, Lieutenant-Commanding A. Hopkins; Commodore Barney, Lieutenant-Commanding R. T. Renshaw; Hunchback, LieutenantCom-manding E. R. Colhoun; Southfield, Lieutenant-Commanding C.
Daniels, Lieutenant-Commander, 238
Darlington, the, Confederate steamer, 51; captured, repaired, and put in U. S. service, 61, 70
Davenport, Lieutenant-Commanding H. K., 177 et seq., 189, 203
Davis, Commander, Chas. H., 18; in Wassaw Sound, 46 et seq.
Davis, Lieutenant-Commander John L., of the Wissahickon, 84 et seq., 128
Davis, Master's Mate John, 149
Dawn, the, 84 et seq., 89
Dawson, Captain L. L., 233
Daylight, the, 194
De Ford, the, U. S. vessel, 71
Delaware, the, U. S. transport, 46, 177, 179, 183 et seq., 186 et seq., 189 et seq., 192
De Saussure, Colonel, 32
Dismission of Officers, 4
Donavant, Colonel, 27 et seq.
Downes, Commander, John, 87, 92, 117, 125, 162(note)
Drayton, Commander, Percival, of the Pocahontas, 26; transferred to the Pawnee, 36 et seq., 39; in St. Andrew's Inlet, 50 et seq., 67 et seq.; at Fort McAllister, 87 et seq.; off Charleston, 92, 162 (note)
Drayton, General, 16 (note), 19, 21; his description of