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Chapter 36: operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahlgren, 1863.--operations in Charleston harbor, etc. Rear-Admiral Dahlgren succeeds Rear-Admiral Dupont. Dahlgren's difficult task. General Gillmore requests naval co-operation. Charleston harbor. plan of General Gillmore. attack on enemy's works by Army and Navy. capture of Confederate works on South end of Morris Island. assault on Fort Wagner. Gillmore repulsed. Second attack on Fort Sumter. capture of enemy's defences. the Catskill severely handled. another combined attack on Fort Wagner. the Fort silenced. Army badly repulsed in an assault. active operations suspended. bravery of troops under General strong and Colonel Putnam. dreadful hand-to-hand conflict. earth-works erected by Gillmore. the Swamp Angel. gun-boats engage batteries in Stono River. the Commodore McDonough silences Confederate artillery near Secessionville. Lieutenant Robeson plants the flag on Morris Isla
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