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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 11 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 4 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 4 4 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 3 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 2 2 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 1 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 53: operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864, and in 1865.--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby. (search)
it was their intention to hold it at all hazards; yet, at one time, General Banks might have snatched this rich prize by weight of his superior numbers at New Orleans; but he preferred to go floundering around in the swamps and morasses of Texas and Louisiana, where no object was to be gained, and when he could not hold his own even with the large force he carried into those States. Complimentary Letter To Acting-Rear-Admiral Thatcher And Major-General Granger. Navy Department, April 29, 1865. Sir — The Department has received your several dispatches, from time to time, advising it of your operations before Mobile; the last one, dated the 15th instant, announcing the surrender, on the day previous, to the Army and Naval forces commanded respectively by Major-General Granger and yourself. The Department has watched with considerable interest, but with no fear of an unsuccessful result, the combined Army and Naval movements against the immediate defences of Mobile for the