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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
te States was the theatre. Chapter 3: Port Royal. THE navy of the United States, improviser, the Federal fleet had taken possession of Port Royal, an important position on the coast of South to five hundred tons each were assembled at Port Royal. They were loaded with large blocks of stonhe water's edge, and their crews returned to Port Royal, persuaded that they should no longer be puton. In a military point of view, the bay of Port Royal, the entrance of which is narrowed by Hiltonhe islands; the French names of Beaufort and Port Royal perpetuate the remembrance of those hardy piinjury to the expedition. The entrance of Port Royal was difficult of access. A bar, with eighte two large earthworks to command the pass of Port Royal. The larger, Fort Walker, stood on the islag the same name, and on the south by that of Port Royal. This bay, which was destined to be of greafive large bays of North Edisto, St. Helena, Port Royal, Tybee, Warsaw, and the whole chain of islan[1 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
dred metres of the fort, they soon obtained a manifest superiority over its fire. Its best guns exploded, while others were dismounted. At the first news of Grant's march, the Confederate infantry left the place of the conflict, of which they had remained spectators, and fled in disorder towards Dover without firing a single shot. The brave Tilghman still tried to maintain a struggle so unequal; but the shells from the fleet crushed him as they had crushed the defenders of Hatteras and Port Royal. He was at last obliged to surrender to an enemy who admired his valor. The battle only lasted one hour and a quarter. This was a brilliant success for Foote's improvised gunboats, and an earnest of the important part they would play in the future. Their armor had protected them against most of the enemy's shot. One among them, however, the Essex, had its boiler pierced by a ball, and the explosion killed and wounded twenty-nine men upon that vessel alone. Grant only arrived in t