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CHARLESTON Iron-clad, six guns. Built in 1863 at Charleston and destroyed by the Confederates at the evacuation of that city in 1865.
CHATTAHOOCHIE Wooden gun-boat, two guns. Burned by the Confederates on the Chattahoochie river at the close of the war.
CHICORA Iron-clad. Built at Charleston and burned by the Confederates at the evacuation of that city in 1865.
CHICAMAUGA Formerly the blockade-runner Edith. Bought at Wilmington in 1864, mounted with two guns and turned into a cruiser. She was burned by the Confederates at Wilmington in 1865.
CLARENCE Merchant brig captured by the Florida, May 6, 1863, and armed with a 12-pounder boat-howitzer. She was burned by her commander June 12, 1863, and her crew transferred to the Ta- cony.
COTTON SMe-wheel river steamer. Bought at New Orleans in 1861 and made into a gun-boat, Burned by her crew in 1864 to pre- vent capture.
CURLEW Side-wheel river steamer. Bought at Norfolk, 1861, mounted with two guns. Sunk in battle at Roanoke Island, Feb- ruary 7, 1862.
DREWRY Wooden tender, one gun. Built at Richmond. Dis- abled in action with Federal batteries at Trent's Reach, January 24, 1865, and abandoned.
DIANA Wooden gun-boat, five guns. Captured from the Fed- erals, March 23, 1863, in Atchafalaya river and burned in Bayou Teche, April 12, 1863, to prevent recapture.
EDWARDS Wooden tug, bought at Norfolk, 1861, and mounted with one gun. Her name was afterwards changed to the Forrest.
ELLIS Iron hull tug-boat. Bought at Norfolk in 1861 and mounted with one gun. Captured by the Federals at the battle of Elizabeth City, 1862.
EQUATOR Wooden tug-boat, one gun. Burned by Confederates at the fall of Wilmington in 1865.
FANNY Iron hull propeller, two guns. Captured from the Fed-