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James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Naval chronology 1861-1865: important naval engagements of the Civil war March, 1861-June, 1865 (search)
er the donor. In Hampton Roads she led one of the two columns of fighting-vessels of all sorts that had been assembled to meet the Merrimac, in case she made another attack upon the fleet after her encounter with the Monitor. The Vanderbilt mounted fifteen guns and showed great speed. She was employed largely as a cruiser. Her first prize was the British blockade-runner Peterhoff, captured off St. Thomas, February 25, 1863. On April 16th she caught the Gertrude in the Bahamas, and on October 30th the Saxon, off the coast of Africa. Under command of Captain C. W. Pickering, she participated in both of the joint-expeditions against Fort Fisher. July 28, 1861. Confederate privateer Petrel, formerly U. S. revenue cutter Aiken, sunk by U. S. frigate St. Lawrence near Charleston. August, 1861. August 22, 1861. The steamer Samuel Orr was seized at Paducah, Ky., by Confederates, and taken up the Tennessee River. August 26, 1861. Naval and military expedition t