bardment of forty-eight hours would reduce Forts Jackson and St. Philip to a heap of ruins.
Mr. We and added to the confusion and distress in Fort Jackson.
But that the passage would have been madees.
What was the situation of affairs in Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip about this time — the 2been disabled.
The barracks and citadel of Fort Jackson had been destroyed by fire.
There was noe of the schooners down to blockade back of Fort Jackson to prevent their escaping by way of Baratarf Colonel Edward Higgins, who had commanded Fort Jackson, by the Confederate Court of Inquiry, and hApril a formal demand for the surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Philip was made by Commander Porteneer Corps, in a report of the condition of Fort Jackson dated in May, 1862, says: Fort St. Philip, after the surrender that of the 75 guns in Fort Jackson 4 guns were dismounted and 11 carriages wering the entire siege.
Does this look as if Fort Jackson had been disabled by the mortars before the