Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Siege of Charleston, SC, Timeline-- Part 3

SEPTEMBER 9, 1863-- Union attempt to take Sumter by landing party in small boats fails.

OCTOBER 5, 1863-- Confederate torpedo boat David attacks ironclad USS New Ironsides but fails to sink it.

JULY 3, 1864-- Union amphibious assault on Fort Johnson repulsed.

FEBRUARY 17, 1864-- Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sinks the USS Housatonic.

FEBRUARY 17, 1865-- Charleston abandoned as Sherman's army marches through South Carolina.

Lots of Action Here. --Old B-R'er

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