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Doc. 107. attack upon Fort Fisher. North Atlantic Squadron, United States flag-ship Malvern, off Wilmington, December 24, 1864. Sir — I have the honor to inform you that I attacked the forts at the mouth of the Cape Fear river this morning at half-past 12 o'clock, and, after getting the ships in position, silenced it in about an hour and a half, there being no troops here to take possession. I am merely firing at it now to keep up practice. The forts are nearly demolished, and as s
ted States steamship Yantic, Beaufort, N. C., January 2, 1865.
sir — In obedience to General Order, No. 75, I have the honor to submit the following report of the part this vessel took in the attack on Fort Fisher, New Inlet, N. C., on the twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth December, 1864:
My position on the twenty-fourth was to the northward and eastward of Fort Fisher, distant about two thousand yards, and was doing good execution, when, at three P. M., the one-hundred-pounder rifle burst (