August, 1864.

August 5, 1864.

Great battle at the entrance of Mobile Bay. The Confed. ram Tennessee captured after one of the fiercest naval battles on record. In the night, the Confederates evacuated and blew up Fort Powell. The monitor Tecumseh was blown up by a Confed. torpedo.

August 6, 1864.

Adml. Farragut shelled Fort Gaines, Mobile Bay.

August 8, 1864.

Surrender of Fort Gaines, Mobile Bay, to Adml. Farragut and Gen. Granger.

August 23, 1864.

Fort Morgan, Mobile Bay, surrendered unconditionally. By its surrender, Federals captured 200 prisoners and 60 pieces of artillery.

October, 1864.

October 7, 1864.

Confed. cruiser Florida captured at Bahia, Bay of San Salvador, Brazil, by U. S. S. Wachusett, Commander Collins.

October 27, 1864.

The Confed. ram Albemarle sunk by Lieut. Cushing, in the Roanoke River.

October 31, 1864.

Capture of Confed. batteries and their ordnance and ordnance stores, at Plymouth, N. C.

November, 1864.

November 11, 1864.

U. S. S. Tulip destroyed by boiler explosion off Ragged Point, Va. 49 officers and men killed (all of crew but 10).

December, 1864.

December 9, 1864.

The gunboat Otsego sunk by a Confed. torpedo in the Roanoke River.

December 22, 1864.

Loss of the U. S. transport North American by foundering at sea. 194 lives lost.

December 24, 1864.

Furious attack on Fort Fisher, N. C., by the fleet of Adml. Porter.

December 25, 1864.

Attack on Fort Fisher renewed. Three brigades of Union infantry landed two and a half miles above the fort. They were repulsed, and reembarked.

December 27, 1864.

Ensign Blume cuts out and takes from Galveston Harbor the blockade-running schooner Belle.

January, 1865.

January 15, 1865.

Grand assault on Fort Fisher, which was captured with entire garrison. Union loss 110 killed, 536 wounded. Confed. loss 2500 prisoners, 72 guns.

January 15, 1865.

U. S. monitor Patapsco sunk by a Confed. torpedo in Charleston Harbor. 60 of the officers and crew were lost.

January 23-24, 1865.

Confed. ironclads attempt descent of the James, and are driven back.

January 26, 1865.

Steamer Eclipse explodes on the Tennessee River, killing 140 persons.

February, 1865.

February 4, 1865.

Lieut. Cushing with 4 boats and 50 men takes possession of All Saints Parish, on Little River, S. C., capturing a large amount of cotton.

February 18, 1865.

Charleston occupied by Union forces.

March, 1865.

March 4, 1865.

U. S. transport steamer Thorne blown up by a torpedo in Cape Fear River.

March 28-29, 1865.

U. S. monitors Milwaukee and Osage sunk by torpedoes in Mobile Bay.

April, 1865.

April 8, 1865.

Spanish Fort, Mobile, bombarded. The Confederates evacuate at night.

April 12, 1865.

Mobile occupied by Union forces.

April 14, 1865.

Anniversary of the capture of Fort Sumter celebrated, by imposing ceremonies at the fort, and replacing the flag by Gen. Anderson.

April 22, 1865.

Mississippi Squadron flagship Black Hawk burnt at Mound City.

April 24, 1865.

Confed. ram Webb escapes past the Union fleet on the Red River; is run ashore below New Orleans, deserted, and blown up.

May, 1865.

May 4, 1865.

Surrender by Corn. E. Farrand, C. S. N., of vessels under his command to Acting Rear-Adml. Thatcher, commanding West Gulf Squadron, agreed upon.

May 19, 1865.

Surrender of the Confed. ram Stonewall to Spanish authorities in Cuba.

May 25, 1865.

Forts Mannahasset and Griffin, and the defenses of Sabine Pass, occupied by Acting Rear-Adml. Thatcher.

June, 1865.

June 3, 1865.

The Confed. ironclad Missouri, in Red River, surrenders to Lieut.-Comdr. W. E. Fitzhugh.

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