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about attempting to enter Warsaw Sound by Wilmington River, for the purpose of attacking the blockadhis morning that the Atlanta came down by Wilmington River into Warsaw Sound, and was captured. ThiWilliam Webb, came down this morning, via Wilmington River, to attack our vessels in Warsaw Sound, aas discovered coming down at the mouth of Wilmington River; also two other steamers, one a side-whee, standing toward us, coming out from the Wilmington River, and rapidly approaching. At first she w from Cranston's Bluff to the head of the Wilmington River, she then received on board all her store down safely from Savannah to the head of Wilmington River. We were fully apprised of this intend up their positions near the mouth of the Wilmington River, which empties into this sound. Captaihe Atlanta and her consorts would proceed to Wilmington, and raise our blockade there in a similar mall visions of the blockade, Charleston, and Wilmington, to rapidly fade from the mental vision of t[1 more...]
object the reduction of the forts in the harbor by combined sea and land forces. We occupy more than one half of Morris Island with land forces, which, aided by batteries afloat and batteries ashore, are pushing siege-works up to Fort Wagner, a strong earthwork which has been twice assaulted with great gallantry, but without success. On the seventeenth of June, the Atlanta, which was regarded by the insurgents as their most formidable iron-clad vessel, left Savannah, and came down the Wilmington River. The national iron-clads Weehawken, Captain John Rogers, and Nahant, Commander John Downs, were in readiness to meet her. At four o'clock fifty-four minutes the Atlanta. fired a rifle-shot across the stern of the Weehawken, which struck near the Nahant. At quarter-past five the Weehawken, at a range of three hundred yards, opened upon the Atlanta, which had then grounded. The Weehawken fired five shots, four of which took effect on the Atlanta. She surrendered at half-past 5. Ou