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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
changed a few cannon-shots with them, and then disappeared without making any further demonstration. A few weeks after, the Confederates were more fortunate. Captain Lynch, formerly an officer in the Federal navy, who had acquired some distinction before the war by his hydrographical exploration of the Dead Sea, had been placed icomacomico, in the expectation of soon receiving the supplies of which he had been deprived. But the Confederates did not allow him to remain long in peace. Commodore Lynch, whom we have already mentioned, had by activity and intelligence organized a considerable naval force on the inland waters, and he was not satisfied with the and directed against the new Federal post. On the morning of the 4th of October they found themselves in front of the camp occupied by the Twentieth Indiana, and Lynch's guns soon threw disorder into the ranks of the Federals, who, surprised by this unexpected attack, had hastily rushed to their arms. The Confederates availed t
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
teamers, the armament of which had been hastily improvised, was assembled behind the stockade, under the command of Commodore Lynch. On the 4th of February the whole expedition entered the narrow passes of the Croatan channel; and Goldsborough, me quiet spot, advanced against the enemy's batteries at the head of his gun-boats. An engagement at once commenced with Lynch's fleet and a fortified work called Fort Bartow, situated on Roanoke Island, at the point where the extremity of the stocs sunk by one of those large hundred-pound shells which were so destructive to wooden vessels. Another was disabled; and Lynch, fearing to lose the rest, disappeared during the night, leaving the defenders of Roanoke to their own resources. The lathered. Two days after, Elizabeth City, the most important town in that part of the country, with the abandoned hulls of Lynch's fleet, fell into the power of the Federal navy after a brief engagement. In a few days the latter acquired absolute co