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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 31: operations of Farragut's vessels on the coast of Texas, etc. (search)
kades Red River in the Hartford. capture of the Diana by the Confederates. loss of the union gun-boat Barrataria. destruction of the Queen-of-the-west by Lieutenant-Commander A. P. Cooke. Farragut relieved from command in the Mississippi, May 7th, 1863. expedition up Red River under Lieutenant-Commander Hart. Farragut arrives below Port Hudson, and commences active operations against that place. attack on Donaldsonville by Confederate General Green. his retreat under the fire of the gunfrom Colonel C. R. Ellet), and after a fight of twenty minutes destroyed her. He also, a short time after, destroyed two other steamers, the Diana and Hart. Farragut was relieved by Acting-Rear-Admiral Porter at the mouth of the Red River, May 7th, 1863, and crossing overland, joined his squadron below Port Hudson. He might have run by the batteries at night, but the old Hartford he thought had been subjected to enough of that kind of work, and it was scarcely worth while to expose her offi