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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 6 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 4 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 2 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 1 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 18: capture of forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the surrender of New Orleans. (search)
islodge the mortar flotilla, and a body of riflemen were sent against them as sharp-shooters, but all without success. Having previously issued detailed orders to the commanders of vessels, concerning their preparation for the approaching operations. such as slinging chains over vital part of the hulls, sending down light spars, painting hulls mud color, tricing up whiskers, etc., Farragut issued the following general order: United States Flag-Ship, Hartford, Mississippi River, April 20, 1862. The Flag-officer, having heard all the opinions expressed by the different commanders, is of the opinion that whatever is to be done will have to be done quickly, or we shall be again reduced to a blockading squadron, without the means of carrying on the bombardment, as we have nearly expended all the shells and fuses, and material for making cartridges. He has always entertained the same opinions which are expressed by Com. Porter; that is, there are three modes of attack, and the
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
d (after lightening her) to draw too much water to be got over the bar into the Mississippi River, I applied to you for the command of a division of gun-boats, and coveted the honor of leading, under your orders, the attack on New Orleans and its defences. Having been assigned by you to the command of a division of your fleet, with your concurrence, and at the request of Commander S. P. Lee, I hoisted my divisional flag on board the steam sloop-of-war Oneida, commanded by him. On the 20th of April, 1862, you issued a General Order, with a programme directing the fleet to pass the forts and ascend the river in two columns abreast. You, in your flag-ship, the Hartford, at the head of one column, and I at the head of the other. About this time Commander Lee expressed a regret that he had invited me to lead my division in his vessel, the Oneida, alleging as a reason that I would get the credit for what might be achieved by his vessel. Lieutenant-Commander Harrison immediately begged me
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
Sloop Ellen 235 00 161 06 73 94 do Oct. 24, 1863 Sagamore. Sloop Elizabeth. 841 12 266 25 574 87 do Oct. 23, 1863 Hatteras. Schooner Emily 15,406 91 1,115 37 14,291 54 Washington Oct. 19, 1863   Steamer Eureka 293 75 134 93 158 82 do April 20, 1862 Satellite, Anacostia. Schooner Emily Murray 500 00 356 34 143 66 do Feb. 9, 1863 Dan Smith, George Mangham, Coeur de Lion. Schooner E. J. Waterman 8,222 95 1,194 58 7,028 37 Philadelphia Nov. 6, 1862   Sloop Express 859 25 541 17 3185 33,234 25 do Oct. 16, 1862 Kanawha. Steamer Reliance 84,719 50 6,394 27 78,325 23 do Jan. 29, 1863 Huntsville. Schooner Rising Sun 1,294 02 246 93 1,047 09 Washington Oct. 19, 1863 Wyandank. Schooner Reindeer 240 00 162 20 77 80 do April 20, 1862 Island Belle, Satellite. Sloop Richard Vaux 380 00 154 82 225 18 do Feb. 18, 1864 Primrose. Schooner Rebecca 2,022 41 612 04 1,410 37 Philadelphia Nov. 6, 1862 Bienville. Schooner Rowena 5,553 01 929 96 4,623 05 do Sept. 15, 1863 Pem