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London (United Kingdom) (search for this): chapter 15
tured by the land forces under Col. 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. Ellet, then in pursuit of them. June 28, 1862. Flag-Officer Farragut with nine vessels of his fleet ran by the Confed. batteries at Vicksburg, through a severe fire, forming a junction with Western Flotilla on July 1st. June 29, 1862. Steamship Ann, of London, with a valuable cargo, captured by the U. S. steamer Kanawha, in Mobile Bay, under the guns of Fort Morgan. July, 1862. July 1, 1862. Porter's mortar flotilla engaged the Confed. batteries at Vicksburg, Miss. July 2, 1862. Commencement of bombardment of Vicksburg, Miss., by the combined mortar fleets of Davis 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
Cumberland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
rch 1, 1862. U. S. gunboats Tyler, Lieut. Gwin, commanding, and Lexington, Lieut. Shirk, on an expedition up the Tennessee River, engaged and silenced a Confed. battery at Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. 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 att
Sewell's Point (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
oria, in which the subjects of Great Britain were forbidden to endeavor to break a blockade lawfully and effectually established. May 18-19, 1861. Shots exchanged between U. S. S. Freeborn and Monticello and the Confed. 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. Minne were finally silenced. During the latter part of the war he was successively in command of the Tenth and Nineteenth Army Corps. April 11, 1862. Confed. steamers Merrimac, Jamestown, and Yorktown, came down between Newport News and Sewell's Point, on the Chesapeake, and captured 3 vessels. April 14, 1862. Potomac flotilla ascended the Rappahannock River, destroying several batteries. Three vessels were captured. Foote's mortar-boats opened fire on Fort Pillow, on the Mis
New Orleans (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
Col. Van Dorn. April 19, 1861. Ports of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas ordered blockaded by President Lincoln. April 20-21, 1861. Gosport Navy-Yard, Norfolk, Va., abandoned by Union officers in charge, and seized by Virginia State troops. April 27, 1861. Ports of Virginia and North Carolina included in the blockade. May, 1861. May 4, 1861. S. S. Star of the West made the receiving ship of the Confed. navy, New Orleans, La. May 9, 1861. U. S. ships Quaker City, Harriet Lane, Young America, Cumberland, Monticello, and Yankee enforcing the blockade off Fort Monroe. Steamers Philadelphia, Baltimore, Powhatan, and Mount Vernon armed by U. S. Government, and cruising on the Potomac. May 13, 1861. Proclamation of neutrality issued by Queen Victoria, in which the subjects of Great Britain were forbidden to endeavor to break a blockade lawfully and effectually established. May 18-19, 1861.
Biloxi (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
Sound. December 17, 1861. Entrance to the harbor at Savannah, Ga., blocked by sinking 7 vessels laden with stone. December 20, 1861. The main ship-channel at Charleston Harbor was obstructed by sinking 16 vessels of the Stone fleet. December 31, 1861. Two boats under Acting-Masters A. Allen and H. L. Sturges, from the U. S. S. Mount Vernon, destroyed a light-ship off Wilmington, N. C., which the Confederates had fitted up for a gunboat. Capture of the town of Biloxi, Miss., by U. S. gunboats Lewis, Water Witch, and New London, with Federal forces from Ship Island. January, 1862. January 1, 1862. Confed. Commissioners Mason and Slidell left Boston for England via Provincetown, Mass., where the British war steamer Rinaldo received them. January 12, 1862. Expedition sailed from Fort Monroe under command of Flag-Officer Golds-borough and Gen. Burnside, for Albemarle Sound, N. C. January 13, 1862. Steamship Constitution with the Maine
Mount Vernon (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
1861. December 4, 1861. Proclamation of Gen. Phelps, attached to Gen. Butler's expedition, on occupation of Ship Island, Mississippi Sound. December 17, 1861. Entrance to the harbor at Savannah, Ga., blocked by sinking 7 vessels laden with stone. December 20, 1861. The main ship-channel at Charleston Harbor was obstructed by sinking 16 vessels of the Stone fleet. December 31, 1861. Two boats under Acting-Masters A. Allen and H. L. Sturges, from the U. S. S. Mount Vernon, destroyed a light-ship off Wilmington, N. C., which the Confederates had fitted up for a gunboat. Capture of the town of Biloxi, Miss., by U. S. gunboats Lewis, Water Witch, and New London, with Federal forces from Ship Island. January, 1862. January 1, 1862. Confed. Commissioners Mason and Slidell left Boston for England via Provincetown, Mass., where the British war steamer Rinaldo received them. January 12, 1862. Expedition sailed from Fort Monroe under command
San Juan River (Florida, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
urned at sea by Confed. cruiser Alabama. September 17, 1862. U. S. gunboats Paul Jones, Cimarron, and 3 other vessels attacked Confed. batteries on St. John's River, Florida. September 25, 1862. Sabine Pass, Texas, captured by U. S. steamer Kensington and schooner Rachel Seaman. October, 1862. October 3, 1862. Confed. fortifications at St. John's Bluff, on St. John's River, Fla., captured by 1500 Federals under Gen. Brannan, assisted by 7 gunboats from Hilton Head, S. C. Fight on the Blackwater River, near Franklin, Va., 3 Federal gunboats, Commodore Perry, Hunchback, and Whitehead, under Lieut.-Comdr. Flusser, engaged a lear City captures camp, arms, and flag on Atchafalaya River, La. April, 1864. April 1, 1864. U. S. Army stmr. Maple Leaf blown up by torpedo in St. John's River, Fla. April 5, 1864. Fight betweeen gunboats and guerrillas at Hickman, Ky. April 12, 1864. Adml. Porter's Red River fleet attacked at Blair's P
Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
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. Volunteers, captured by the Confederates on the north shore of Ha 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-crn-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, Mis
Grand Gulf (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
y on the Rappahannock River, Va. Three Federals wounded. February 24, 1863. Gunboat Indianola captured near Grand Gulf, Miss., by 4 Confed. steamers. February 28, 1863. Destruction of Confed. steamer Nashville in Ogeechee River, ne Adml. Farragut, with the Federal vessels Hartford, Switzerland, and Albatross, engaged the Confed. batteries at Grand Gulf, Miss., and passed them without serious loss. April, 1863. April 1, 1863. Adml. Farragut's vessels proceeded to 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 wounded.
Florence, Ala. (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 15
d 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 ran the blockade of Beau
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