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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), The most daring feat — passing the forts at New Orleans (search)
A few minutes later the ugly shape of the turtle-back ram Manassas appeared almost under the Brooklyn's bows. Had she not changed her course a little all would have been over, but the blow glanced from the chain armor slung along her sides. In The Miami From the time she ran the forts below New Orleans with Farragut, the Miami was ever on the go. During 1863-4, under the redoubtable Lieutenant-Commander C. W. Flusser, she was active in Carolina waters. In the Roanoke River, April 1, 1864, she met her most thrilling adventure when she and the Southfield were attacked by the powerful Confederate ram Albemarle. The Southfield was sunk, but the Miami in a plucky running fight made her escape down the river and gave the alarm. After a shooting-trip ashore — officers on the deck of the Miami An indefatigable gunboat — the Miami eagerness to see what damage had been inflicted, a man crawled out of a hatch on the sloping topsides of the ram while she was so close that
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)
. Wood, in Neuse River, N. C. February 18, 1864. Federal sloop-of-war Housatonic sunk off Charleston, S. C., by Confed. submarine torpedo-boat H. L. Hunley. February 16-29, 1864. Bombardment of Fort Powell, Ala., by Adml. Farragut. March, 1864. March 6, 1864. U. S. gunboat Peterhoff sunk by collision off Wilmington, N. C. March 11-15, 1864. A naval expedition from Brashear City captures camp, arms, and flag on Atchafalaya River, La. April, 1864. April 1, 1864. U. S. Army stmr. Maple Leaf blown up by torpedo in St. John's River, Fla. April 5, 1864. Fight betweeen gunboats and guerrillas at Hickman, Ky. April 12, 1864. Adml. Porter's Red River fleet attacked at Blair's Plantation by 2000 Confed. infantry on shore, who are beaten off. April 14, 1864. Gunboat expedition from Butler's army captures prisoners and stores at Smith-field, Va. April 19, 1864. Attack on Federal vessels under Lieut.-Comdr. C. W. Flus