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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
ccupied Atlanta, Hood lying some distance to the southwest; Farragut had forced the defenses of Mobile bay, capturing Fort Morgan, etc., and the Federals held Pensacola, but had made no movement into the interior. The closing scenes. Major-General Maury commanded the Confederate forces garrisoning Mobile and adjacent works, with Commodore Farrand, Confederate Navy, in charge of several armed vessels. Small bodies of troops were stationed at different points through the Department, and inued into Georgia. General Canby, commanding the Union armies in the Southwest, advanced up the eastern shore of Mobile bay, and invested Spanish Fort and Blakely, important Confederate works in that quarter. After repulsing an assault, General Maury, in accordance with instructions, withdrew his garrison in the night to Mobile, and then evacuated the city, falling back to Meridian, on the line of the Mobile and Ohio Railway. General Forrest was drawn to the same point, and the little arm
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Passing of the monitor Scorpion. (search)
llock to England to superintend their construction. The contract price was £ 93,750 or about $468,750 apiece. One was to be completed in March, 1863, and the other in May of the same year. They were known while undergoing construction as El Tousson and El Mounassir. There was some delay in the work, and it was not until May 27, 1863, that the Confederate officers who were to man the new boats ran the blockade at Charleston, S. C., and started for England. Those in the party were Matthew F. Maury, John R. Hamilton, Captain Littlepage, Dan Trigg, H. H. Marmaduke and Captain James North. Captain Bullock was to command one of monitors and Captain North the other. The party were beached at Eleuthera Island for two days. Then a wrecking vessel came to their relief and towed their ship to Nassau. They arrived in England in August. The agents of the United States government in England found out the intentions of the Confederates in regard to the Laird monitors and reported the m
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The First Marine torpedoes were made in Richmond, Va., and used in James river. (search)
chmond, Va., and used in James river. Despite the study of this Method of warfare, more was accomplished by the Confederate States of America than has been accomplished for many years since. Colonel Richard L. Maury, a son of Commodore Matthew Fontaine Maury, has written for the Times-Dispatch an extremely interesting article on the invention and use of torpedoes, in which his father was the pioneer, and to the perfection of which he, himself, and other brave naval officers of the Confedoccurred to many, in one form or another—all practical for actual use—ever since the engineer was hoist with his own petard, it cannot be successfully denied now that their use was introduced with the Confederate navy here in Richmond by Captain Matthew F. Maury, of Virginia, and that through his efforts and with the hearty and skillful assistance of many of his younger brother officers, who had been the very flower and life of the old navy, and were the best of sailors and patriots in the Confe
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
cCausland, General, John, 266. McClellan General G. B., For Peace,, 45. McClure, Colonel A. K., 86. McDaniel, C. S. N., Master, 330. McGrath, General, John, 103. McGuire, Dr., Hunter, statue to, 249,362. Merritt, General, Wesley, 66. McKelway, St. Clair, 97. Mallett, Prof. John W., 100. Manassas, Second Battle of, 278. Mangam, Lt. John H., 217. Manning, Colonel, Wade Hampton, 73. McNeill, Rangers of Captain John H., 12; Jesse. 12. Maryland's claims in the war, 209. Maury M. F., 326; Col. R. L., 326. Maxwell, John, 330. Miles, Colonel D. S., killed, 32. Miller, Captain, Wm. A., 2. Minor's Battery, 16; Captain Robert D., 327. Missionary Ridge, Battle of, 155. Mitchell, Geo. E., 124. Montague, Gov. A. J., 253. Morgan, General John H., killing of, 125. Murfreesboro, Battle of, 154. Napier on war, Lord, 318. Naval Brigade, 137. Negroes in the C. S. Army, 215, 365. New Market Battle of, commemorated at the V. M. I., 173; race-field,