CSS Savannah Threat: An open passageway from Savannah to Port Royal?

On December 7, 1863, Commander William Reynolds, senior naval officer at Port Royal, South Carolina, submitted a report to Rear-Admiral John Dahlgren which highlighted concerns for the safety of that important port: Sir:  After the Chippewa’s expedition up Skull Creek the other day, I sent Lieutenant-Commander Harris on short to see Colonel Barton, commandant atContinue reading “CSS Savannah Threat: An open passageway from Savannah to Port Royal?”