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Land's End, South-carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
dition sailed from Fort Monroe, under the command of Flag-Officer Samuel F. Du Pont, comprising 77 vessels of all classes. The land forces, numbering 20,000 men, were commanded by Brig.-Gen. Thos. W. Sherman. November, 1861. November 1, 1861. A violent storm overtook the naval expedition off the N. C. coast. 3 vessels were disabled and returned, 2 were driven ashore, and 2 foundered. 7 lives lost. November 7, 1861. Federal fleet under Du Pont captured Forts Walker and Beauregard at Port Royal entrance, and took the town of Beaufort, S. C. November 7-8, 1861. Two launches and 40 men, 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, 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
Pasquotank (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
62. Ironclad >Monitor was launched at Greenpoint, N. Y. February, 1862. February 6, 1862. Unconditional surrender of Fort Henry to Flag-Officer Foote. February 7-10, 1862. Lieut. Phelps, of Foote's flotilla, commanding the gunboats Conestoga, Tyler and Lexington, captured Confed. gunboat Eastport and destroyed all the Confed. craft on the Tennessee River between Fort Henry and Florence, Ala. February 10, 1862. Destruction of Confed. gunboats in the Pasquotank River, N. C., also of the Confed. battery at Cobb's Point, and the occupation of Elizabeth City by Federal forces from 14 gunboats, commanded by Commander Rowan. February 14, 1862. Foote, with 6 gunboats, attacked Fort Donelson, but was repulsed, the flag-officer being severely wounded. Federal loss 60 in killed and wounded. February 28, 1862. Confed. steamer Nashville ran the blockade of Beaufort, N. C., and reached the town. March, 1862. March 1, 1862. U. S. gunboa
Duck River (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
nder Rear-Adml. Du Pont. April 14, 1863. Destruction of Confed. ram Queen of the West, in Berwick Bay, La., by U. S. gunboat Estrella and others. 90 Confederates captured, and 30 lost. April 16, 1863. Adml. Porter's fleet of 8 gunboats and several transports ran past the Vicksburg batteries, losing only 1 transport and no men. April 22, 1863. Six transports and 12 barges passed the Confed. batteries at Vicksburg. April 26, 1863. Confed. shore batteries at Duck River shoals, Tennessee River, silenced by gunboats. 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
Martha's Vineyard (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
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 in Yazoo River, Miss. The Kickapoo The Kickapoo with torpedo-rake ready at the bow: this new weapon of defense was used effectively during the attack on Mobile, on March 28, 1865. The Kickapoo came out safely, although the Milwaukee near-by failed to discover a Confederate torpedo in time and was sunk. August, 1863. Augus
Fort Henry (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
uary 26, 1862. Second Stone fleet was sunk in Maffitt's Channel, Charleston Harbor, S. C. January 30, 1862. Ironclad >Monitor was launched at Greenpoint, N. Y. February, 1862. February 6, 1862. Unconditional surrender of Fort Henry to Flag-Officer Foote. February 7-10, 1862. Lieut. Phelps, of Foote's flotilla, commanding the gunboats Conestoga, Tyler and Lexington, captured Confed. gunboat Eastport and destroyed all the Confed. craft on the Tennessee River between Fort Henry and Florence, Ala. February 10, 1862. Destruction of Confed. gunboats in the Pasquotank River, N. C., also of the Confed. battery at Cobb's Point, and the occupation of Elizabeth City by Federal forces from 14 gunboats, commanded by Commander Rowan. February 14, 1862. Foote, with 6 gunboats, attacked Fort Donelson, but was repulsed, the flag-officer being severely wounded. Federal loss 60 in killed and wounded. February 28, 1862. Confed. steamer Nashville
Plymouth, N. C. (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
pril 14, 1864. Gunboat expedition from Butler's army captures prisoners and stores at Smith-field, Va. April 19, 1864. Attack on Federal vessels under Lieut.-Comdr. C. W. Flusser by Confed. ram Albemarle, Comdr. J. W. Cooke, at Plymouth, N. C.; sinking of U. S. S. South-field and death 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 on th, by U. S. S. Wachusett, Commander Collins. October 27, 1864. The Confed. ram Albemarle sunk by Lieut. Cushing, in the Roanoke River. October 31, 1864. Capture of Confed. batteries and their ordnance and ordnance stores, at Plymouth, N. C. November, 1864. November 11, 1864. U. S. S. Tulip destroyed by boiler explosion off Ragged Point, Va. 49 officers and men killed (all of crew but 10). December, 1864. December 9, 1864. The gunboat Otsego sunk by a Confe
St. Augustine (Florida, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
enn. March 6, 1862. U. S. ironclad Monitor, Lieut. Worden, sailed from New York for Fort Monroe. March 8, 1862. Destruction of the U. S. sloop-of-war Cumberland and the frigate Congress, in action with the Confed. ironclad Merrimac, in Hampton Roads, Va. 120 men were lost on the Cumberland, and 121 on the Congress. March 9, 1862. Combat of the U. S. ironclad Monitor and the Confed. ironclad Merrimac, in Hampton Roads, Va. March 11, 1862. Occupation of St. Augustine, Fla., by Federal naval forces. March 12, 1862. Occupation of Jacksonville, Fla., by Federal forces from the U. S. gunboats Ottawa, Seneca, and Pembina, under command of Lieut. T. H. Stevens. March 17, 1862. Federal gunboats and mortars, under Foote, began the investment of and attack on Island No.10, on the Mississippi. April, 1862. April 1, 1862. During a storm at night, Col. Roberts with 50 picked men of the 42d Illinois, and as many seamen under First Master J
Port Royal (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
storm overtook the naval expedition off the N. C. coast. 3 vessels were disabled and returned, 2 were driven ashore, and 2 foundered. 7 lives lost. November 7, 1861. Federal fleet under Du Pont captured Forts Walker and Beauregard at Port Royal entrance, and took the town of Beaufort, S. C. November 7-8, 1861. Two launches and 40 men, commanded by Lieut. Jas. E. Jouett, from the U. S. frigate Santee, off Galveston, Texas, surprised and cut out the Confed. privateer Royal Yachnter run out of Charleston, S. C., by a negro crew, and surrendered to Comdr. Parrott, of the U. S. S. Augusta. Natchez, Miss., surrendered to Iroquois, Comdr. J. S. Palmer. May 15, 1862. Federal ironclad Monitor, together with the Port Royal, Aroostook, and the mailed gunboats Galena and E. A. Stevens, attacked Fort Darling, on Drewry's Bluff, 6 miles below Richmond, on the James River. The Galena was badly damaged, and lost 17 men killed and about 20 wounded. The large rifled gun
Back River, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
ander 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-vessels of all sorts that had been assembled to meet the Merr
Cherbourg (France) (search for this): chapter 15
. May 6, 1864. U. S. gunboat Commodore Jones blown up by Confed. torpedo in James River. May 13, 1864. Adml. Porter's fleet above Alexandria 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 th
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