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Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 7: operations against Charleston. (search)
left little doubt as to an intended attempt. He did not fail, therefore, to put a considerable force into Sumter for the occasion. Commander T. H. Stevens was in command, and Lieutenant-Commander E. P. Williams, Lieutenants Remey, Preston, Higginson, and Ensign Craven, commanded the five divisions of boats. A detachment of marines, under Captain McCawley, formed also a part of the force, numbering in all 400. A request for the loan of some army boats brought the information that General on his way up he had communicated with the monitors Lehigh and Montauk and given orders to move up for his support. When within 800 yards of the fort, the boats cast off from the tug, and final instructions and the watch-word were given. Lieutenant Higginson's division was directed to move up to the northwest front for the purpose of making a diversion, and the other divisions were ordered to close up and wait to advance on the southeast front. It was intended to wait until the full benefit
e, U. S. steamer, 148, 159 Hatch, General, 152 et seq. Hatteras Inlet, 163 et seq. Hatteras, the, U. S. vessel, 74 Hawkins, Colonel, 165, 172, 187, 194 Hayes, Acting-Master, Peter, 177, 189 Hazard, Commander Samuel F., 177 Hazeltine, Ensign, 147 Henningsen, General, 184 Henrietta, the, U. S. cutter, 49 et seq. Henry Andrew, the, 60 Herbert, General, 200 Hetzel, the, 177, 183 et seq., 189, 196 Heyward, Colonel, 25 Heyward, plantation of, 43 Higginson, Lieutenant, 138 Hoke, division of, 236 Hopkins, Lieutenant-Commanding A., 189 Hotchkiss, Master W. J., 177 Housatonic, the, U. S. vessel, 74, 76 et seq., 79 et seq.; destruction of, 147 Howarth, Mate, 200, 211; gallantry of, 213 Howqua, the, 210 et seq. Hunchback, the, 177, 186 et seq,, 189 et seq., 196 et seq. Hunter, General, 61, 105 et seq. Hunter, the, U. S. transport, 130 Huron, the, 50 et seq., 67, 218, 223, 231, 242 et seq. Houston, George, a Regulator