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August 26th, 1861 AD (search for this): chapter 15
ht the Gertrude in the Bahamas, and on October 30th the Saxon, off the coast of Africa. Under command of Captain C. W. Pickering, she participated in both of the joint-expeditions against Fort Fisher. July 28, 1861. Confederate privateer Petrel, formerly U. S. revenue cutter Aiken, sunk by U. S. frigate St. Lawrence near Charleston. August, 1861. August 22, 1861. The steamer Samuel Orr was seized at Paducah, Ky., by Confederates, and taken up the Tennessee River. August 26, 1861. Naval and military expedition to North Carolina coast sailed from Hampton Roads, Va., under command of Flag-Officer Stringham and Maj.-Gen. Butler. August 28-29, 1861. Bombardment and capture of Forts Hatteras and Clark, at Hatteras Inlet, N. C., 30 pieces of cannon, 1000 stand of arms, 3 vessels with valuable cargoes, and 750 prisoners were taken. August 30, 1861. Capt. Foote ordered to the command of U. S. naval forces on the Western waters. September, 1861.
August 22nd, 1861 AD (search for this): chapter 15
Her first prize was the British blockade-runner Peterhoff, captured off St. Thomas, February 25, 1863. On April 16th she caught the Gertrude in the Bahamas, and on October 30th the Saxon, off the coast of Africa. Under command of Captain C. W. Pickering, she participated in both of the joint-expeditions against Fort Fisher. July 28, 1861. Confederate privateer Petrel, formerly U. S. revenue cutter Aiken, sunk by U. S. frigate St. Lawrence near Charleston. August, 1861. August 22, 1861. The steamer Samuel Orr was seized at Paducah, Ky., by Confederates, and taken up the Tennessee River. August 26, 1861. Naval and military expedition to North Carolina coast sailed from Hampton Roads, Va., under command of Flag-Officer Stringham and Maj.-Gen. Butler. August 28-29, 1861. Bombardment and capture of Forts Hatteras and Clark, at Hatteras Inlet, N. C., 30 pieces of cannon, 1000 stand of arms, 3 vessels with valuable cargoes, and 750 prisoners were taken.
July 29th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 15
e 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 succeeded in escaping to Vicksburg. July 22, 1862. Confed. steamer Reliance captured by U. S. steamer Huntsville. Unsuccessful attempt made to sink the Confed. ram Arkansas, at Vicksburg, by Lieut-Col. Ellet, with the Union ram Queen of the West and ironclad Essex, Commander W. D. Porter. July 29, 1862. Attack on Fort James, on the Ogeechee River, Ga., by Federal gunboats repulsed. August, 1862. August 6, 1862. Destruction of Confed. ram Arkansas by her commander, Lieut. Stevens, at Baton Rouge, La. August 16, 1862. Lieut.-Comdr. Phelps with 3 gunboats and 4 rams, and the 58th and 76th Ohio in transports, left Helena, Ark., sailed down the Mississippi to Milliken's Bend, where they captured the steamer Fairplay, with arms, &c., for 6000 men. Further captures ma
July 24th, 1861 AD (search for this): chapter 15
eliance 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 Monroe to Back River, Va., by Lieut. Crosby and 300 men. Nine sloops and schooners of the Confederates burnt, and one schooner with bacon and corn captured. Commodore Vanderbilt's present to the government This side-wheel steamer was presented to the Government by Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1861, when the navy was sorely in need of ships, and she was christened after the donor. In Hampton Roads she led one of the two columns of fighting-ves
July 19th, 1861 AD (search for this): chapter 15
e 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 Monroe to Back River, Va., by Lieut. Crosby and 300 men. Nine sloops and schooners of the Confederates burnt, and one schooner with bacon and corn captured. Commodore Vanderbilt's present to the government This side-wheel steamer was presented to the Government by Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1861, when the na
and Porter. July 4, 1862. Confed. gunboat Teaser captured on James River by U. S. steamer Maratanza. On the deck of the Agawam The easy attitudes of the acting ensign, to the left of the gun, and the volunteer acting-master with him, do not suggest the storm through which the ship on which they stand, the Federal gunboat Agawam, passed in the spring of 1864. Their vessel was called upon to cooperate in Grant's great military movement that was to bring the war to a close. In February, Acting Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee, commanding the North Atlantic squadron, was ready to assist General Butler with gunboats in the James and York Rivers. The admiral himself remained with his main squadron at Fortress Monroe to convey Butler's expedition to Bermuda Hundred. After that general got himself bottled up and, despite the protests of Admiral Lee, had sunk obstructions in the James to prevent the Confederate gunboats from coming down, the Virginia and her consorts came down to recon
August 6th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 15
gunboats Carondelet and Tyler, and ram Queen of the West. The ram succeeded in escaping to Vicksburg. July 22, 1862. Confed. steamer Reliance captured by U. S. steamer Huntsville. Unsuccessful attempt made to sink the Confed. ram Arkansas, at Vicksburg, by Lieut-Col. Ellet, with the Union ram Queen of the West and ironclad Essex, Commander W. D. Porter. July 29, 1862. Attack on Fort James, on the Ogeechee River, Ga., by Federal gunboats repulsed. August, 1862. August 6, 1862. Destruction of Confed. ram Arkansas by her commander, Lieut. Stevens, at Baton Rouge, La. August 16, 1862. Lieut.-Comdr. Phelps with 3 gunboats and 4 rams, and the 58th and 76th Ohio in transports, left Helena, Ark., sailed down the Mississippi to Milliken's Bend, where they captured the steamer Fairplay, with arms, &c., for 6000 men. Further captures made at Haynes' Bluff and at Richmond, La., and property destroyed. September, 1862. September 5, 1862. Ship Ocm
October 30th (search for this): chapter 15
er the donor. In Hampton Roads she led one of the two columns of fighting-vessels of all sorts that had been assembled to meet the Merrimac, in case she made another attack upon the fleet after her encounter with the Monitor. The Vanderbilt mounted fifteen guns and showed great speed. She was employed largely as a cruiser. Her first prize was the British blockade-runner Peterhoff, captured off St. Thomas, February 25, 1863. On April 16th she caught the Gertrude in the Bahamas, and on October 30th the Saxon, off the coast of Africa. Under command of Captain C. W. Pickering, she participated in both of the joint-expeditions against Fort Fisher. July 28, 1861. Confederate privateer Petrel, formerly U. S. revenue cutter Aiken, sunk by U. S. frigate St. Lawrence near Charleston. August, 1861. August 22, 1861. The steamer Samuel Orr was seized at Paducah, Ky., by Confederates, and taken up the Tennessee River. August 26, 1861. Naval and military expedition t
August 16th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 15
62. Confed. steamer Reliance captured by U. S. steamer Huntsville. Unsuccessful attempt made to sink the Confed. ram Arkansas, at Vicksburg, by Lieut-Col. Ellet, with the Union ram Queen of the West and ironclad Essex, Commander W. D. Porter. July 29, 1862. Attack on Fort James, on the Ogeechee River, Ga., by Federal gunboats repulsed. August, 1862. August 6, 1862. Destruction of Confed. ram Arkansas by her commander, Lieut. Stevens, at Baton Rouge, La. August 16, 1862. Lieut.-Comdr. Phelps with 3 gunboats and 4 rams, and the 58th and 76th Ohio in transports, left Helena, Ark., sailed down the Mississippi to Milliken's Bend, where they captured the steamer Fairplay, with arms, &c., for 6000 men. Further captures made at Haynes' Bluff and at Richmond, La., and property destroyed. September, 1862. September 5, 1862. Ship Ocmulgee burned at sea by Confed. cruiser Alabama. September 17, 1862. U. S. gunboats Paul Jones, Cimarron, a
July 28th, 1861 AD (search for this): chapter 15
ttack upon the fleet after her encounter with the Monitor. The Vanderbilt mounted fifteen guns and showed great speed. She was employed largely as a cruiser. Her first prize was the British blockade-runner Peterhoff, captured off St. Thomas, February 25, 1863. On April 16th she caught the Gertrude in the Bahamas, and on October 30th the Saxon, off the coast of Africa. Under command of Captain C. W. Pickering, she participated in both of the joint-expeditions against Fort Fisher. July 28, 1861. Confederate privateer Petrel, formerly U. S. revenue cutter Aiken, sunk by U. S. frigate St. Lawrence near Charleston. August, 1861. August 22, 1861. The steamer Samuel Orr was seized at Paducah, Ky., by Confederates, and taken up the Tennessee River. August 26, 1861. Naval and military expedition to North Carolina coast sailed from Hampton Roads, Va., under command of Flag-Officer Stringham and Maj.-Gen. Butler. August 28-29, 1861. Bombardment and captur
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