Here's a copy of waht was posted on the Civil War Message Board:
Posted By: Shawn Clark <Send E-Mail>
Date: Sunday, 6 January 2008, at 12:15 a.m.
In Response To: Confederate artillery complement at Fernandina (John Morris)
Robert Browning's "Success Is All that was Expected" states that 37 heavy caliber cannon were captured in the movement. It says that there were twenty two masked batteries in addition to the fort.
Wright's ORA report says "The ordnance captured here amounts to sixteen pieces in all, two having been found in a battery beyond the railroad bridge, which had not, however, been mounted. The battery was nearly completed."
CSA Brig. Gen. J.H. Trapier's report in the ORN, says 20 guns were lost--5 of them had been placed on St. John's bluff. He said there were originally 33, and 18 had been removed, but then five of those lost. Ser. 1, Vol 12, pg. 617,618.
Sometimes I'll put the same question on 3 different forums that have participants with vastly different intersts, and usually one of the boards will come up with something useful if not very useful.
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