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April 5th, 1861 AD (search for this): chapter 10
ovisions, when he would be at liberty to surrender. In these few days Mr. Fox had to charter steamers, provide men and boats, and employ tugs, and then to pass over 632 miles before he could reach his destination. The Secretary of the Navy had in the waters of the United States the steamers Powhatan, Pocahontas and Pawnee, which he placed at Mr. Fox's disposal. On the Powhatan, which had gone out of commission, Mr. Fox depended for his boats and men. He arrived in New York on the 5th of April, 1861, engaged the steamer Baltic of Mr. Aspinwall, and delivered confidential orders to Colonel H. L. Scott, aide to the General-in-Chief, and Colonel D. D. Tompkins, Quartermaster, to supply all the needed stores. Colonel Scott ridiculed the idea of any attempt to relieve Sumter, and by his indifference and delay half a day was lost. The recruits that he finally furnished were entirely unfit to be thrown into a fort likely to be attacked by the Confederates. Mr. Fox had applied to t
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