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roops at Pensacola abandoned the navy yard and Fort Barrancas and retired to Fort Pickens, removing the public stores and spiking the guns at Barrancas and the navy y Mexico. No other place on the Gulf was safe while the Federal troops held Fort Pickens, an almost impregnable stronghold, which could be taken only by an effectivenever it was deemed advisable by the commanding general to make an attack on Fort Pickens, or on such troops as would be eventually landed on Santa Rosa island to actfrom annoyance or danger, especially Mobile and New Orleans. If confined to Fort Pickens the Federals could not concentrate any considerable body of troops there, anacola, from Senator S. R. Mallory, that a collision should be avoided; that Fort Pickens was not worth a drop of blood. Governor Perry, to co-operate with the troopere disbanded by order of the governor, it having been decided not to attack Fort Pickens at that time. Before the disbandment of these companies the convention of
barracks, where there was a field battery; Fort Pickens, equipped with 201 cannon with ammunition; il on the sloopof-war Brooklyn to reinforce Fort Pickens. On being informed of the latter overt acttion of batteries as aiming at an attack on Fort Pickens, yet he would give orders for its discontint of the 12th Vogdes' troops were landed at Fort Pickens, and General Bragg, reasonably inferring th place their commands, if possible, between Fort Pickens and the camp of the enemy. Lieutenant Hallhe batteries which lay between the camp and Fort Pickens; but daylight appearing, and there being nory of Florida, the artillery battle between Fort Pickens assisted by the men-of-war Niagara and Richthe enemy opened fire about 9:30 a. m. from Fort Pickens and all his outer batteries without the slited his fire on our whole line. Soon after Fort Pickens opened two large naval steamers, supposed tAssailed at the same time from the south by Fort Pickens and its outer batteries, the devoted garris[8 more...]
e had been promoted to major-general. After his exchange he continued to serve the Confederacy as chief of engineers until the close of the war, his last service being at Mobile, Ala. He did not long survive the war, dying at Savannah, Ga., July 29, 1866. Brigadier-General William S. Walker, of Florida, began his career as midshipman in the United States navy. He participated in the Mexican war as a staff officer with the rank of lieutenant. At the time of the threatened seizure of Fort Pickens, near Pensacola, Fla., he was still in the United States service commanding the United States ship-of-war Brooklyn. Soon after the secession of Florida he resigned his commission in the navy of the United States and entered the service of the Confederate States as captain of infantry. In 1862 he was commissioned colonel, and on the 22d of October, in command at Pocotaligo, S. C., he defeated a Union force that attempted to seize the Charleston & Savannah railroad. Eight days later he wa