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Chapter 20. The blockade Hatteras Inlet Roanoke Island Fort Pulaski Merrimac and Monitor the Cumberland sunk- the Congress burned battle of the ironclads flag officer Farragut forts Jackson and St. Philip New Orleans captured Farragut at Vicksburg Farragut's second expedition to Vicksburg return
ed the expedition nearly a month.
By February 7, however, that and other serious difficulties were overcome, and on the following day the expedition captured Roanoke Island, and thus completely opened the whole interior water-system of Albemarle and Pamlico sounds to the easy approach of the Union fleet and forces.
From RoanoRoanoke Island as a base, minor expeditions within a short period effected the destruction of the not very formidable fleet which the enemy had been able to organize, and the reduction of Fort Macon and the rebel defenses of Elizabeth City, New Berne, and other smaller places.
An eventual advance upon Goldsboroa formed part of the ori