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Little River, S. C. (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
. loss 2500 prisoners, 72 guns. January 15, 1865. U. S. monitor Patapsco sunk by a Confed. torpedo in Charleston Harbor. 60 of the officers and crew were lost. January 23-24, 1865. Confed. ironclads attempt descent of the James, and are driven back. January 26, 1865. Steamer Eclipse explodes on the Tennessee River, killing 140 persons. February, 1865. February 4, 1865. Lieut. Cushing with 4 boats and 50 men takes possession of All Saints Parish, on Little River, S. C., capturing a large amount of cotton. February 18, 1865. Charleston occupied by Union forces. March, 1865. March 4, 1865. U. S. transport steamer Thorne blown up by a torpedo in Cape Fear River. March 28-29, 1865. U. S. monitors Milwaukee and Osage sunk by torpedoes in Mobile Bay. April, 1865. April 8, 1865. Spanish Fort, Mobile, bombarded. The Confederates evacuate at night. April 12, 1865. Mobile occupied by Union forces. April 14, 1
Simsport (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
25 Confederates killed and wounded. April 29, 1863. Bombardment of Grand Gulf, Miss., by Porter's fleet. Confed. works greatly damaged. Fleet considerably injured. May, 1863. May 3, 1863. Confed. batteries at Grand Gulf, Miss., evacuated by the Confederates, and taken possession of by Adml. Porter. May 27, 1863. Sinking of the U. S. gunboat Cincinnati by Confed. batteries at Vicksburg. 35 of her crew killed and wounded. June, 1863. June 3, 1863. Simsport, La., attacked by Federal gunboats. June 10-11, 1863. Attack on Morris Island, Charleston Harbor, by Federal gunboats and troops. June 17, 1863. Capture of Confed. iron-clad ram Atlanta, by monitor Weehawken, in Wassaw Sound, Ga. 180 prisoners taken. June 22-23, 1863. Seven fishing vessels captured off Martha's Vineyard, Mass., by Confed. captured bark Tacony, Lieut. C. W. Read. July, 1863. July 13, 1863. U. S. gunboat Baron DeKalb sunk by Confed. torpedo
France (France) (search for this): chapter 15
lexandria Falls released by Col. Bailey's dam. June, 1864. June 3, 1864. Capture of U. S. S. Water Witch, Lieut.-Comdr. Austin Pendergrast by boat expedition under Lieut. J. P. Pelot, C. S. N., in Ossabaw Sound, Ga., Lieut. Pelot killed. June 19, 1864. The Confed. cruiser Alabama, Capt. Semmes, was sunk off the harbor of Cherbourg, France, by U. S. sloop-of-war Kearsarge, Capt. Winslow. 70 of the Confed. crew were taken on board the Kearsarge, and 115 reached England and France. 3 persons only were wounded on the Kearsarge. The Kickapoo A forerunner of the new navy the Kickapoo on the Mississippi: one of the five river monitors built on Admiral Porter's enthusiastic recommendation, after he had officially examined the original Ericsson Monitor in 1861. August, 1864. August 5, 1864. Great battle at the entrance of Mobile Bay. The Confed. ram Tennessee captured after one of the fiercest naval battles on record. In the night, the Confederates eva
Mississippi (United States) (search for this): chapter 15
fed. battery at Sewell's Point, Va. U. S. S. Harriet Lane arrives off Charleston. May 26, 1861. U. S. S. Brooklyn commenced the blockade of the Mississippi River. Blockade of Mobile, Ala., commenced by U. S. S. Powhatan. May 28, 1861. U. S. S. Minnesota begins real blockade of Charleston. Blockade of, 1861. Capt. Foote ordered to the command of U. S. naval forces on the Western waters. September, 1861. September 4, 1861. Engagement on the Mississippi River near Hickman, Ky., between U. S. gunboats Tyler and Lexington and the Confed. gunboat Yankee and shore batteries. September 14, 1861. An expedition Inlet, under command of Lieut. J. Y. Maxwell, destroyed Fort Ocracoke, on Beacon Island, N. C. September 17, 1861. Ship Island, near the mouth of the Mississippi River, occupied by Federal forces from the steamer Massachusetts. October, 1861. October 1, 1861. U. S. steamer Fanny, with 35 men of the 9th N. Y. Volu
Galveston (Texas, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
July, 1861. July 2, 1861. U. S. S. South Carolina begins blockade of Galveston. July 4-7, 1861. U. S. S. South Carolina captures or destroys 10 vessels off Galveston. July 7, 1861. Infernal machines detected floating in the Potomac. July 19, 1861. Captain-General of Cuba liberated all the vesselen, commanded by Lieut. Jas. E. Jouett, from the U. S. frigate Santee, off Galveston, Texas, surprised and cut out the Confed. privateer Royal Yacht. November 8, Confederates 6 hours. October 4, 1862. Capture of the defenses of Galveston, Texas, after slight resistance by Federal mortar flotilla under Comdr. W. B. Renndered off Cape Hatteras, N. C. January, 1863. January 1, 1863. Galveston, Texas, with its garrison of 300 men, recaptured by Confederates under Gen. Magruuary 11, 1863. U. S. S. Hatteras, Lieut.-Comdr. H. C. Blake, sunk off Galveston, Tex., by Confed. steamer Alabama. 100 of the Federal crew captured. January
English Channel (search for this): chapter 15
S. frigate Santee, off Galveston, Texas, surprised and cut out the Confed. privateer Royal Yacht. November 8, 1861. Capt. Chas. Wilkes, commanding U. S. screw sloop San Jacinto, removed by force Confed. Commissioners Jas. M. Mason and John Slidell from British mail steamer Trent. November 18, 1861. U. S. gunboat Conestoga engaged Confed. batteries on the Tennessee River, and silenced them. November 19, 1861. The ship Harvey Birch was captured and burnt in the English Channel by the Confed. steamer Nashville. First flotilla of the tone Fleet sailed for the South, from Conn. and Mass. November 24, 1861. Tybee Island, in Savannah Harbor, was occupied by U. S. forces under Flag-Officer Du Pont. A sight for the old-time sailor — a gun-crew on the deck of the flagship Wabash Here is a sight that will please every old-time sailor — a gun-crew on the old Wabash under the eyes of Admiral Du Pont himself, who stands with his hand on the sail. N
Yazoo River (United States) (search for this): chapter 15
l. Fitch, who took 30 prisoners. June 26, 1862. Three Confed. gunboats burned on the Yazoo River by their officers, to prevent their capture by the Union ramflotilla, Lieut.-Col. A. W. Elletable damage on the fort. July 15, 1862. Confed. iron-clad ram Arkansas came down the Yazoo River and engaged the Federal gunboats Carondelet and Tyler, and ram Queen of the West. The ram sucoat Monticello. December, 1862. December 12, 1862. U. S. gunboat Cairo sunk in the Yazoo River by a torpedo. The crew saved. December 27, 1862. Engagement between the Benton and t July, 1863. July 13, 1863. U. S. gunboat Baron DeKalb sunk by Confed. torpedo in Yazoo River, Miss. The Kickapoo The Kickapoo with torpedo-rake ready at the bow: this new weapon eath of Flusser. April 23, 1864. U. S. gunboat Petrel captured by Confederates on the Yazoo River. April 25, 1864. Confederates in strong force attacked 3 of Adml. Porter's gunboats o
Neuse (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
mber 2, 1863. Unsuccessful attempt upon Sumter by a boat expedition. December, 1863. December 6, 1863. Monitor Weehawken founders in Charleston Harbor. Over 30 lives lost. December 5, 1863. Fight between the U. S. gunboat Marblehead and Confed. batteries on Stono River, S. C. Confederates defeated. February, 1864. February 2, 1864. Capture and destruction of U. S. S. Underwriter, Actg. Master Westervelt, by Confed. attack under Comdr. J. T. Wood, in Neuse River, N. C. February 18, 1864. Federal sloop-of-war Housatonic sunk off Charleston, S. C., by Confed. submarine torpedo-boat H. L. Hunley. February 16-29, 1864. Bombardment of Fort Powell, Ala., by Adml. Farragut. March, 1864. March 6, 1864. U. S. gunboat Peterhoff sunk by collision off Wilmington, N. C. March 11-15, 1864. A naval expedition from Brashear City captures camp, arms, and flag on Atchafalaya River, La. April, 1864. April 1, 1864. U. S.
Charleston (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
Confed. steamer Nashville, commanded by Lieut. R. B. Pegram, escaped from Charleston, S. C. October 28, 1861. Three Confed. vessels were surprised and burntsland, Va. May 13, 1862. Confed. armed steamer Planter run out of Charleston, S. C., by a negro crew, and surrendered to Comdr. Parrott, of the U. S. S. AuguState and Chicora, and 3 steamers, under Flag-Officer Ingraham, came down Charleston, S. C., Harbor, and attacked 3 vessels of the blockading squadron, the Merceditaed by the steamer Luminary. April 7, 1863. Attack on Fort Sumter, Charleston, S. C., by 9 Federal ironclads under Rear-Adml. Du Pont. April 14, 1863. ombardment of Fort Sumter. October 30, 1863. Heavy bombardment of Charleston, S. C. November, 1863. November 2, 1863. Unsuccessful attempt upon SuN. C. February 18, 1864. Federal sloop-of-war Housatonic sunk off Charleston, S. C., by Confed. submarine torpedo-boat H. L. Hunley. February 16-29, 1864
Mathias Point (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
commenced the blockade of the Mississippi River. Blockade of Mobile, Ala., commenced by U. S. S. Powhatan. May 28, 1861. U. S. S. Minnesota begins real blockade of Charleston. Blockade of Savannah initiated by U. S. gunboat Union. May 31, 1861. U. S. S. Freeborn, Anacostia, Pawnee, and Resolute attacked Confed. batteries at Aquia Creek, Va. June, 1861. June 27, 1861. Engagement between U. S. gunboats Freeborn and Reliance and Confed. batteries at Mathias Point, Va., Commander Ward of the Freeborn killed. July, 1861. July 2, 1861. U. S. S. South Carolina begins blockade of Galveston. July 4-7, 1861. U. S. S. South Carolina captures or destroys 10 vessels off Galveston. July 7, 1861. Infernal machines detected floating in the Potomac. July 19, 1861. Captain-General of Cuba liberated all the vessels brought into Cuban ports as prizes by Confed. cruiser Sumter. July 24, 1861. Naval expedition from Fort Mon
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