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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 31 1 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 23 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 21 1 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 6: the Army of the Potomac.--the Trent affair.--capture of Roanoke Island. (search)
and a resident of Rhode Island when Louis M. Goldsborough. the war broke out, was appointed the val operations were intrusted to flag-officer Louis M. Goldsborough, then the commander of the Northrying its way through that perilous gut, as Goldsborough called it, had made preparations for its reh Carolina. after a reconnaissance, Commodore Goldsborough slowly moved his fleet of seventy vessforth in splendor, and at about ten o'clock Goldsborough, hoisting the signal, this day our country by the Hetzel, Lieutenant H. R. Davenport. Goldsborough made the South-field his flag-ship. at eds of his enemy. these vessels disposed of, Goldsborough concentrated his fire upon Fort Bartow, at sent a force to capture Fort Bartow, which Goldsborough had been bombarding while the land battle honal flag was unfurled over its walls, when Goldsborough signalled to his fleet, the Fort is ours. f Generals Foster, Reno, and Parke; of Commodore Goldsborough to Secretary Welles, Feb'y 9th, 1862; [1 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 12: operations on the coasts of the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. (search)
t New Orleans, 324. National troops at Ship Island, 325. proclamation of General Phelps, 326. operations at Biloxi and Mississippi City, 327. We left General Burnside in Albemarle Sound, after the capture of Roanoke Island and the operations at Elizabeth City, Edenton, and Plymouth, See Chapter VI. pages 170 to 175, inclusive. preparing for other conquests on the North Carolina coast. For that purpose he concentrated his forces, with the fleet now in command of Commodore Rowan (Goldsborough having been ordered to Hampton Roads), at Hatteras Inlet. New Berne, the capital of Craven County, at the confluence of the rivers Trent and Neuse, was his first object of attack. New Berne was a point of much military importance. It was near the head of an extensive and navigable arm of the sea, and was connected by railway with Beaufort harbor at Morehead City, and Raleigh, the capital of the State. The land and naval forces left Hatteras Inlet on the morning of the 12th of Mar
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 14: movements of the Army of the Potomac.--the Monitor and Merrimack. (search)
ing. Perceiving the importance of marching upon Magruder before he could be re-enforced by Johnston, and hoping by rapid movements to drive or capture him and press on to Richmond, McClellan put his whole force then in readiness at Fortress Monroe in motion up the Peninsula, on the morning of the 3d of April. He had counted upon the co-operation of the remnant of the naval force in Hampton Roads in the reduction of the Confederate water-batteries on the York and James rivers, and Flag-officer Goldsborough had offered to extend such assistance in storming the works at Yorktown and Gloucester, provided the latter position should be first turned by the army. He was reluctant to weaken his force, for the Merrimack was hourly expected, with renewed strength, and the James River was blockaded by Confederate gun-boats on its bosom and Confederate batteries on its shore. McClellan's invading force moved in two columns, one along the old Yorktown road and the other by the Warwick road.
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
as preparing to evacuate that post, orders were given for an immediate attempt to seize Sewell's Point, and march on Norfolk. Arrangements were made with Commodore Goldsborough to co-operate; and a large number of troops were embarked on transports then lying in Hampton Roads. Goldsborough attacked the Confederate batteries on tGoldsborough attacked the Confederate batteries on the point, which replied with spirit. The Merrimack came out to assist McClellan's Headquarters at Cool Arbor. them, when the National vessels withdrew, and the troops were disem barked. The enterprise was abandoned for the timer but information that reached Headquarters a few hours later revived it. On the following day Geboats in the James River fled toward Richmond, and the navigation of that stream was opened to the National vessels. Reports of Colonel T. J. Cram and Flag-officer Goldsborough; Narrative of Henry J. Raymond; Letter of General Wool to the author, May 28, 1862. The Confederates destroyed all they could by fire before they departe