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Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 4 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 2 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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the site of the present Naval Hospital. The fortification of this island had been previously ordered by General Wade Hampton, when he commanded the district, and was executed under the direction of Colonel Armistead, an engineer. The whole force on the island at the time of the attack consisted of fifty riflemen, four hundred and forty-six infantry of the line, ninety-one State artillery, and one hundred and fifty seamen and marines, furnished, under the direction Commodore Cassin, by Captain Tarbell, of the Constellation. At the east side of the island was a small unfinished fort, where were mounted two twenty-four and one ten-pound cannon. At the west side was a small breastwork. The forces were under the command of Colonel Beatty, assisted by Major Wagner, of infantry, and Major Faulkner, of artillery. Some movements of the enemy's shipping lying near Newport News seemed to indicate an intention to attack Craney Island. On the 22d June, 1813, soon after these movements w