402 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA [CHAP. LI.
AUGUST 2-23, 1864.---Operations in Mobile Bay, Ala.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.
Aug. 3, 1864.—U. S. Forces land on Dauphin'Island and invest Fort Gaines.
5, 1864.—Fort Powell evacuated by the Confederates.
Passage of Fort Morgan by the U. S fleet, and engagement in Mo-
. bile Bay.
U. S. monitor Tecumseh sunk by torpedo near Fort Morgan.
Capture of the Confederate ram Tennessee. and gun-boat Selma.
8, 1864.—Surrender of Fort Gaines.
9-22, 1864.—Siege of Fort Morgan.
23, 1864.—Surrender of Fort Morgan.
1.—Maj. Gen. Edward R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, commanding Military Division
of the West Mississippi.
No. 2.—Capt. Miles D. McAlester, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, Chief Engineer.
No. 3.—Maj. Frank W. Marston, Signal Corps, U. S. Army, Chief Signal Officer.
No. 4.—Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, U. S. Army, commanding land forces.
No. 5.—Lieut. Charles S. Sargent, Second Louisiana Infantry, Aide-de-Camp to Maj.
Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks.
No. 6.—Lieut. N. Henry Camp, Signal Corps, U. S. Army.
No. 7.—Itinerary of U. S. Forces in Mobile Bay, Ala., commanded by Brig. Gen.
George H. Gordon, U. S. Army.
No. 8.—Itinerary of U. S. Forces on Mobile Point, Ala., commanded by Col. Henry
Bertram, Twentieth Wisconsin Infantry.
No. 9.—Capt. Edward Coulter, Twentieth Iowa Infantry.
No. 10.—Maj. William Roy, First Indiana Heavy Artillery.
No. 11.—Lieut. Frank B. Fenton, Battery A, Second Illinois Light Artillery.
No. 12.—Capt. Jacob B. Rawles, Battery G, Fifth U. S. Artillery.
No. 13.—Maj. Gen. Dabney H. Maury, C. S. Army, commanding Department of Ala-
bama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.
No. 14.—Brig. Gen. Richard L. Page, C. S. Army, commanding Fort Morgan and the
outer defenses of Mobile Bay.
No. 15.—Lieut. Col.Jmes M. Williams,' Twenty-first Alabama Infantry.
No. 16.—Maj. James T. Gee, First Battalion Alabama Artillery.
No. 17.—Admiral Franklin Buchanan, C. S. Navy.
No. 18.—Commander James D. Johnston, C. S. Navy, commanding ram Tennessee.
No. 19.—Lieut. Commander Patrick U. Murphy, C. S. Navy, commanding gun-boat
No. 20.—Lieut. John W. Bennett, C. S. Navy, commanding steamer Gaines.
No. 21.—Lieut. John A. Payne, C. S. Navy, engineer officer steamer Gaines.
No. 22.—Lieut. Edgar L. Lambert, C. S. Navy.
No. 23.—Second Assistant Engineer Edward Debois, C. S. Navy.
No. 24.—Gunner Z. A. Offutt, C. S. Navy.
No. 25.—Complimentary letter from Stephen R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy.
Reports of Maj. Gen. Edward R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, commanding
'filitary Division of West Mississippi.
NEW ORLEANS, LA., August 6, 1864-10 a. m.
(Via U. S. Steamer Evening Star. Received 12.30 p. m. 12th,)
SIR: I have the honor to report that the troops under General
Granger's command disembarked on the western extremity of Dauphin
For reports of naval operations, see Report of the Secretary of the Navy for
1864, pp. 395-476, and for Grant's reference thereto, see Vol. XXXVIII, Part I, p. 26,