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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
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els dispatched South. The troops from Texas number twenty-five hundred, and the men-of-war have at least fifteen hundred sailors and marines. This would give the United States the disposal of 6,000 well-drilled, regular fighting men, while the highest estimate of the Confederates does not exceed five thousand men, very few of whom have ever smelt gunpowder in action. The strong force of steam vessels of war, and the possession of several of the most powerful steamtugs to be found in N. York harbor, also give the U. States expedition a great advantage.--It is supposed by those who pretend to be well posted that in case fighting becomes necessary, several men of war will engage the Morris Island batteries; that the flying artillery will be landed and make an attack from the rear upon the Confederate artillerists; that Fort Sumter will silence Fort Moultrie, which it is claimed can be done in an hour, and that then the steam tugs will be put into requisition, and Castle Pinckney taken