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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 12 8 Browse Search
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 2 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 2 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 1 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 1 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 1 1 Browse Search
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he enemy's force, and from information derived from prisoners, we are sure he had from thirty thousand to forty thousand on the field. I must acknowledge my obligations to Major Gilmer, engineer, for the especial and valuable services rendered me in laying off the works, and the energy displayed by him in superintending their construction, and for his counsel and advice. I likewise acknowledge my obligations to Col. John C. Burch, my aid-de-camp, to Capt. Gus. A. Henry, Major Field, Lieut. Nicholson, Lieut. Chas. F. Martin, and Col. Brandon, my volunteer aid-de-camp; to Major Hays, my Assistant Commissary; Major Jones, my Assistant Quartermaster, for the prompt manner in which they executed my orders under trying circumstances throughout the long and continued conflicts; and to Major Gilmer, who accompanied me throughout the entire day. Also, to Capt. Parker of my staff, whom I assigned to the command of Capt. Ross's field-battery, with new recruits as gunners, and who fought and s
ations of the society: Washington and Philadelphia. Walter R. Johnson,Miss Mary Donalson, Miss Susan Walker. New-York. N. R. Johnson,J. W. Brinkerhoff, Geo. B. Peck,Theodore Holt, Harvey Hyde,Edmund Price, John L. Lathrop,D. F. Cooper, Robert N. Smith,J. W. Macomber, F. H. Cowdeny,J. P. Greves, Albert Norton,J. T. Ashley, Geo. C. Fox,Jas. Hoy, Jas. D. Strong,David Fitch, John H. Brown,Lyman Knowlton, Albert Belamy,Miss Hannah Curtis, Mrs. M. O. Quoiff,Miss M. Albright, Mrs. Nicholson,Mrs. Jane Harlan, Miss Doxy,Miss R. Patton. Boston. E. W. Hooper,E. S. Philbrick, Wm. C. Gannett,Geo. H. Blake, J. E. Zachos,Dr. A. J. Wakefield, Jas. F. Sisson,Isaac W. Cole, J. W. R. Hill,Jas. H. Palmer, D. F. Thorpe,David Mack, T. Edwin Ruggles,J. M. F. Howard, F. E. Barnard,Dr. Jas. Waldock, Richard Soule, Jr.,Leonard Wesson, Dr. C. H. Brown,Wm. E. Peck, James E. Taylor,Frederick A. Eustis, Daniel Bowe,Wm. S. Clarke, Samuel D. Phillips,Jules L. DeCroix, Geo. M. Wells,
es, Secretary of the Navy, Washington. Commander Drayton's report. U. S. Steamer Pawnee, Fernandina, March 4, 1862. sir: In obedience to your order of the second of March, I left at daylight on the next morning, accompanied by the following gunboats and other light-draft vessels, namely: the Ottawa, Lieut. Commanding Y. H. Stevens; Seneca, Lieut. Commanding D. Ammen; Huron, Lieut. Commanding G. Downes; Pembina, Lieut Commanding J. P. Bankhead; Isaac Smith, Lieut. Commanding J. W. A. Nicholson; Penguin, Lieut. Commanding T. A. Budd. There were also with us three armed launches of the Wabash, and a company of sailors, all under the command of Commander C. R. P. Rodgers, of that vessel, as well as the transports McClellan, Capt. Gray, on board of which was the battalion of marines of Major S. G. Reynolds; the Boston, with the Ninety--seventh Pennsylvania regiment, Col. Guss, and the armed cutter Henrietta, Capt. Bennett. We proceeded at once down the Cumberland Sound. The
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 84 1/2.-naval operations in Florida. (search)
ld city, raised by the hands of its own people, who resisted the appeals, threats, and falsehoods of their leaders, though compelled to witness the carrying off of their sons in the ranks of the flying enemy. This gives us possession of a second national fort of strength and importance. Since writing the above, I have received by the Isaac Smith a report from Lieut. Commanding Stevens of his operations in the St. John's River, giving details of great interest. From Lieut. Commanding Nicholson I learn with regret of acts of vandalism on the part of the rebel commanders, (not the people,) in setting fire to vast quantities of lumber, and the saw-mills in that region, owned by Northern men, supposed to have Union sympathies. In all this varied and difficult service, having to contend with surf shores, dangerous bars, and inland navigation, in an enemy's country, I think it due to the officers and men under my command to say that they have, on all occasions, displayed great spir