uld not very well be the case, but the gun-boats Louisville, Lieutenant-Commander Owen, the De Kalb, Lieutenant-Commander Walker, and the Cincinnati, Lieutenant-Commander George Bache, were ordered to go up within 400 yards, while the smaller vessels were to follow and use their howitzers as circumstances would admit.
Arkansas Peries they started out with; moreover, the officers had learned that the way to fight these batteries was at close quarters.
Lieutenant-Commanders Walker, Owen, Bache, Shirk, Watson, Smith, Woodworth, Breese, and the commander of the Monarch were all handsomely mentioned by
Casemate no. 2 destroyed by the U. S. Gun-boat Louisvexpected and few knew where Fort Hindman was situated.
Directly after the capture of Fort Hindman, Lieutenant-Commander Walker in the De Kalb, and Lieutenant-Commander George Bache in the Cincinnati, were sent up the White River to capture the forts erected there by the Confederates, and General Gorman, U. S. A., accompanied the