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July 15th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 45
same face, to extend, if practicable, from bottom to top. The defective lines on James Island are also to be shortened by the construction of a new line of redans and redoubts from Secessionville to the Stone River, long since contemplated, but not executed for want of labor. Herewith are papers, marked A, B, C, D, E, F, connected with the defence of Morris Island during the present attack. G. T. Beauregard. headquarters Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Charleston, July 15, 1863. It is reported Gilmore will open fire in the morning, and attempt an assault afterwards. Will be assisted by fleet. Be on watch and prepared. Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff. Official: H. H. Rogers, A. D. C. Send the above dispatch to Colonel Rhett, Fort Sumter, and Brigadier-General Taliaferro, Morris Island. H. H. Rogers, A. D. C. headquarters First Military District, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Charleston, S. C., July 19, 1863. Do the best that
April 9th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 45
ully with vessels of the monitor class. The enemy's evident and just dread of torpedoes, as evinced in his preparation for their explosion, by the Devil, or torpedo-searcher, should induce us to multiply our defences of that character in whatsoever manner they can be made available. I have the honor to be, Yours, very respectfully, D. B. Harris, Major and Chief of Engineers. Official: G. Thomas Cox. Lieutenant Engineers. Confederate States Engineer's office, Charleston, S. C., April 9, 1863. Major D. B. Harris, Chief Engineer Department: Major: I have the honor to make the following report of the engagement between Fort Sumter and the enemy's iron-clad fleet on the seventh of April, 1863, at three o'clock P. M., lasting two hours and twenty-five minutes: The incidents which transpired during the engagement are based upon information received from the officers in charge of the works, but more particularly from the observations of Colonel Rhett, commanding Fort Sumter,
April 15th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 45
reached Fort Johnson some twenty minutes after the engagement between the monitors and the forts and batteries had commenced, on the seventh instant, and, finding that the mortar at Fort Johnson was not effective, the range being too great, ordered the firing discontinued after two shells had been thrown. Battery Glover was not engaged at any time. Respectfully, S. R. Gist, Brigadier-General. Action of April Seventh, Charleston harbor. battery Beauregard, Sullivan's Island, April 15, 1863. Captain Wm. Green, A. A. G.: Captain: I have the honor to report that about two o'clock P. M., on Tuesday, the seventh instant, it was reported to me that the enemy's iron-clads, which had previously taken a position inside the bar, were steaming up main ship channel. I ordered the long roll sounded, and all the guns of this battery to be maimed forth-with, placing those men who were not engaged at the pieces in a position so as to be protected from the fire of the enemy. As soon a
April 14th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 45
attained, was ordered to be discontinued. The officers and men were all eagerly anxious to play a part in the engagement, and we only regret that our position was such as to prevent our having a more prominent place in an engagement which does so much credit to all concerned. I am, Colonel, very respectfully, A. D. Frederick, Colonel Second Regiment S. C. Artillery, commanding. Upon this was the following indorsement: headquarters James Island and St. Andrews, McLeod's, April 14, 1863. Respectfully forwarded. I reached Fort Johnson some twenty minutes after the engagement between the monitors and the forts and batteries had commenced, on the seventh instant, and, finding that the mortar at Fort Johnson was not effective, the range being too great, ordered the firing discontinued after two shells had been thrown. Battery Glover was not engaged at any time. Respectfully, S. R. Gist, Brigadier-General. Action of April Seventh, Charleston harbor. battery
April 13th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 45
itary District, Department of S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, April 13, 1863. Brigadier--General Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff, Dep't of S. headquarters First South Carolina artillery, Fort Sumter, April 13, 1863. Captain William F. Nance, A. A. G., First Military District, SSecond subdivision, First Military District, Sullivan's Island, April 13, 1863. Captain W. F. Nance, A. A. G.: Captain: I have the honor to the Seventh of April. headquarters, Fort Moultrie, S. C., April 13, 1863. First Lieutenant W. E. Hane, Adjutant of Forces on Sullivan's of the Seventh of April. headquarters, Sullivan's Island, April 13, 1863. Captain Green, A. A. G.: Captain: I had the honor this morn863. headquarters detachment First infantry, battery Bee, April 13th, 1863. Captain Wm. Green, A. A. G.: Captain: I have the honor to to the Keokuk. C. S. Gunboat Chicora, Charleston harbor, April 13th, 1863. Brigadier-General Ripley: General: Having made a visit to
April 12th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 45
mbiadsShot64 132-pounder Rifles41 bolts (75 lb.), 45 shot  2  7 shells93 Cummins' Point, 65 shots.110-in. ColumbiadShot37 19-in. DahlgrenShells28 Battery Wagner, 26 shots.132-pounder RifleShells9 124-pounder RifleShells1 232-poundersShot16 No. of Guns69  Total number of Shots fired2209 Wm. H. Echols, Major Engineers. Official: G. Thos. Cox, Lieutenant Engineers. Report from batteries at Fort Johnson, of engagement of Seventh April, 1863. headquarters at East lines, April 12, 1863. Colonel C. H. Stevens, commanding East Division, James Island, S. C.: Colonel: I have the honor to report that one of my companies, Company I, Captain Humbert, stationed at Fort Johnson, had a small share in the glorious little fight of the seventh instant, with the turreted iron-clads in Charleston harbor. About half-past 2 o'clock of that afternoon, eight (8) iron-clads were seen approaching for the purpose of engaging Fort Sumter, and when within easy range, they opened fire up
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