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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 172 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 48 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 44 6 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 31 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 15 1 Browse Search
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) 13 1 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 11 3 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 11 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 9 3 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bailey, Theodorus, 1805-1877 (search)
Bailey, Theodorus, 1805-1877 Naval officer; born in Chateaugay, Franklin co., N. Y., April 12, 1805: entered the navy as midshipman in January, 1818. and was captain in 1855. In July, 1862, he was made commodore, and in July, 1866, rear-admiral on the retired list. In 1861 Captain Bailey was in command of the Colorado, in tCaptain Bailey was in command of the Colorado, in the Western Gulf squadron. and was second in command of the expedition under Butler and Farragut up the Mississippi to capture New Orleans. in the spring of 1862. His vessel was too large to pass the bar, and taking what men and guns he could spare. he went up the river in his boats as a volunteer, and assumed the command of th St. Philip. Fort Jackson, and the Confederate flotilla. It was one of the most gallant naval operations of the war; and Admiral Farragut specially commended Captain Bailey as the leader in that attack. In 1862 he was in command of the Eastern Gulf squadron, and was successful in breaking up Theodrus Bailey. blockade-running o
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi River. (search)
formed the first division, was to keep near the right bank and fight Fort Jackson; while Capt. Theodorus Bailey (q. v.) with the second division, composed of eight gunboats, was to keep close to the l on to his assigned work without regard to the forts. These were silent until the Cayuga, Captain Bailey's ship, passed the boom, when heavy guns were brought to bear upon her. She did not reply unpassed by. Four other gunboats were close in her wake and imitated her example, and the whole of Bailey's division passed the forts almost unharmed. the Hartford and her consorts had a tremendous strese were blazing fire-rafts, lighting up the scene with their lurid blaze. Upon the Cayuga (Captain Bailey) and the Varuna (Captain Boggs) the chief wrath of the Confederates seemed to be directed. These commanders performed wonders of valor. Bailey's vessel escaped up the river after having been struck forty-two times. the Varuna had rushed into the midst of the Confederate fleet to assist th