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Civil War on Hatteras Island, North Carolina

a pictorial tour
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Statementwritten by Drew Pullen ; photographs by Robert V. Drapala ; design by Katherine P. Zaremba.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesPortrait of the past
ContributionsDrapala, Robert V.
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LC ClassificationsF262.O96 P85 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3579688M
ISBN 100966058658
LC Control Number2002265717
OCLC/WorldCa48627364

This richly illustrated volume covers all the major events that make up the Civl War history of Hatteras Island, North Carolina/5(3). Lee Oxford's thorough and balanced history of the Chicamacomico Affair and the Capture of the Fanny will fascinate audiences interested in the Civil War on Hatteras Island.

More importantly, the author provides a scholarly book-length treatment of the subject, long needed in 5/5(6). The Civil War on Hatteras Island offers a new view of Hatteras's history, interweaving historical facts, archival drawings, and current photography of how the is]and looks today.

In addition, this book reveals the largely unknown journals of Edwin Graves Champney, a Union soldier who was stationed on Hatteras from to Hatteras Island has achieved a well-deserved reputation as a summer getaway and a wildlife refuge on North Carolina's coast.

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However, most visitors are unaware of the crucial role that Hatteras played in the Civil War. The Civil War on Hatteras Island offers a new view of Hatteras's history, interweaving historical facts, archival drawings, and current photography of how the is]and looks today.

Hatteras Island has achieved a well-deserved reputation as a summer getaway and a wildlife refuge on North Carolina's coast. However, most visitors are unaware of the crucial role that Hatteras played in the Civil War.

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This book offers Hatteras's history, interweaving historical facts, archival drawings, and photography of how the island looks/5(3). ‎North Carolina's Hatteras Island was home to many Civil War firsts--among them the first Confederate capture of an armed Union vessel and the first combined amphibious assault of the Confederate army and navy.

The Confederates' desire to regain control of this Outer Banks island and Hatteras Inlet s. Civil War on Hatteras, by Drew Pullen On Augthe residents of Hatteras Village awakened to the sight of a large Federal fleet anchored off their coast.

Item description: Dare County, Hatteras Island, N.C. “General view of Forts Hatteras and Clark, North Carolina, captured on the 29th of August,by the United States naval and military forces under the command of Commodore Stringham and Major-General Butler.”.

The Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries (August 28–29, ) was the first combined operation of the Union Army and Navy in the American Civil War, resulting in Union domination of the strategically important North Carolina Sounds.

Two forts on the Outer Banks (Fort Clark and Fort Hatteras) had been built by the Confederates, to protect their commerce-raiding activity. Hatteras Island has achieved a well-deserved reputation as a summer getaway and a wildlife refuge on North Carolina's coast.

However, most visitors are unaware of the crucial role that Hatteras played in the Civil War. The Civil War on Hatteras Island, North Carolina: a pictorial tour. [Drew Pullen; Robert V Drapala] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Drew Pullen; Robert V Drapala. Find more information about: ISBN: Union encampment at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

The Chicamacomico Races October Roanoke Island remained a Confederate outpost and was the only thing standing in the way of Union control of the Albemarle Sound, which along with Pamlico Sound, would mean total Union dominance of eastern North Carolina.

Scott Dawson is a native of Hatteras Island whose family roots on the island trace back to the s. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a BA in psychology and minor in history and is a well-known local historian, local author and amateur archaeologist.

Pullen is the author of two books on the Civil War, Portrait of the Past: The Civil War On Hatteras Island, North Carolina and Portrait of the Past: The Civil War On Roanoke Island, North Carolina. The Know Your Park citizen science program series is designed to further connect the Outer Banks communities and residents with the rich natural world and cultural heritage of their neighboring.

Read "The Civil War on Hatteras: The Chicamacomico Affair and the Capture of the US Gunboat Fanny" by Lee Thomas Oxford available from Rakuten Kobo. North Carolina's Hatteras Island was home to many Civil War firsts--among them the first Confederate capture of an armed.

As John S. Carbone points out in his book, The Civil War in Coastal North Carolina, “the [Novem Hatteras convention] hall was filled to less than capacity, as but six or eight delegates appeared. Foster had prepared for this by collecting proxies while he was in Washington and New York.

If Hatteras Island is intriguing for what it offers today, it is even more so because of its past. Hatteras’s history speaks of the sea, of lighthouses, shipwrecks on the island’s infamous shoals, the life-saving efforts of courageous locals and the island’s vulnerability in times of war.

Drew Pullen is the author of The Civil War on Hatteras Island, North Carolina ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Civil War on R /5(4).

Item description: The Weekly State Journal of Raleigh, North Carolina, published these “Articles of Capitulation” between Union and Confederate forces after the Battle of Hatteras Inlet.

Signed on 29 Augustthe agreement stipulates that the forces and “all munitions. Author and local historian Drew Pullen will be the host of this event, which will provide a fascinating perspective on what the Civil War was like on this delicate barrier island off the coast of North Carolina. Though Hatteras Island didn’t have a major role in the war, the site was nevertheless the home of several conflicts, an almost.

The presentation was also a prelude to the sesquicentennial events of the Civil War later this summer on Hatteras and Roanoke islands. Pullen, of Buxton, who has written two books: “The Civil War on Hatteras Island” and “The Civil War on Roanoke Island,” is working on a third book, “The Battle of New Bern and the Siege of Fort Macon.”.

In the s Hatteras Inlet, between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, was the most traveled and most vulnerable inlet on the Outer Banks. After North Carolina joined the Confederacy insoldiers and slaves constructed Forts Hatteras and Clark, at the southern end of Hatteras Island in an effort to control access into Pamlico Sound.

On Aug an amphibious expedition led by Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler and Flag-Officer Silas Stringham, embarked from Fort Monroe to capture Hatteras Inlet, an important haven for blockade-runners. On the 28th, while the navy bombarded Forts Clark and Hatteras, Union troops came ashore and attacked the rear of the Confederate batteries.

Hatteras Inlet Batteries (also known as Forts Clark and Hatteras) Date: August 28–29, Home / Civil War Battles Fought in North Carolina. Roanoke Island (also known as Fort Huger) Date: February 7–8, Location: Dare County.

The personnel problem was even worse. North Carolina had raised and equipped 22 infantry regiments to serve in the war, but 16 of these had been drawn off for the campaigns in six regiments remaining were responsible for the defense of the entire North Carolina coastline.

Only a fraction of one regiment, the 7th North Carolina Volunteers, occupied the two forts at Hatteras Inlet. Recommended Reading: The Civil War in Coastal North Carolina ( pages) (North Carolina Division of Archives and History).

Description: From the drama of blockade-running to graphic descriptions of battles on the state's islands and sounds, this book portrays the explosive events that took place in North Carolina 's coastal region during the.

In which we discuss the Blockade Board, Confederate privateers, and the capture of Hatteras Island by a Federal joint army-navy task force in August, Our book recommendation for this episode is The Civil War in Coastal North Carolina by John S.

Carbone. In late August the Federal victory in the Civil War battle at Hatteras Inlet deprived the Confederate army of a base for privateering, opened the interior coast to the Union, and served as a model for future combined-arms operations. The success of this mission also provided a needed boost for Union supporters in the North, whose morale suffered after the Union disaster at the First.

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2: North Carolina - A Pictorial Tour by Drew Pullen (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!. USS Hatteras, a ton iron side-wheel gunboat, was built in at Wilmington, Delaware, as the civilian steamer Saint was purchased by the Navy in September and commissioned a month later.

Hatteras was initially assigned to the blockade of the Florida coast, where, in Januaryshe raided Cedar Keys, destroying facilities and seven schooners.The Outer Banks was also significant during the war as a refuge for freed slaves, hundreds of miles away from the safe Northern borders, and years before the Civil War ended.

When Roanoke Island was also taken by Union Soldiers in February ofword quickly spread that the islands off of North Carolina were a safe spot along the Underground.U.S. Gunboat "Chasseur" passing Hatteras Lights, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina — Janu This sketch is the first in Shadek's book to depict a North Carolina location.

Once the troops left Annapolis, they had a relatively easy and direct route south on the Chesapeake Bay and down to Cape Hatteras on the Outer Banks where they could.