(Continued from No. 111.)
THE CAPTURE OF PORT ROYAL, S. C., IN 1861.
A PURELY NAVAL ATTACK, YET UTILIZABLE ONLY THROUGH THE PRESENCE OF A SUPPORTING ARMY.
The examination of the naval attack of harbors in our Civil War is particularly interesting, because with the navy, as with the army, the development of tactics during the war was very great, and starting with rather crude ideas in 1861, at the close of the war our practice was as far advanced as any nation has since gone.