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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 2 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 16: operations on the Mississippi. (search)
troops in sight; while the fires burning in the town of Columbus and along the river showed that the enemy were determined to destroy everything they could not carry away. The Confederates often made a Moscow of a town when forced to abandon it, which certainly did not convince the wretched inhabitants that the Confederates were their best friends. Indeed, there was often an inhumanity in their proceedings which added unnecessarily to the horrors of war. The writer knew General (formerly Bishop) Polk before the war. He was a fine specimen of a man, a kind master to his numerous slaves, in short, a Christian gentleman. His case shows how the influence of war will demoralize the best of men. From March 4th to the 16th, the wooden gun-boats, Taylor and Lexington, were actively employed on the Tennessee and Cumberland conveying troops — for without such assistance the Army could not have moved — and obtaining information of the enemy's movements. This information was to the foll
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 17: evacuation of Fort Pillow and battle of Memphis. (search)
derates had set fire to the works, they had neglected to make the destruction Rear-Admiral Chas. H. Davis complete and retired with their usual precipitancy. At noon the fleet again steamed down the river. leaving the Pittsburg and Mound City to co-operate with the Army. At a bend in the river on the way down. a Confederate transport came in sight of the fleet, but turned and attempted to escape. She was captured by a fast tug, with a body of armed men. under the command of Lieut. Joshua Bishop: she proved to be a valuable prize. At 8 P. M. the fleet anchored at the lower end of Island No.45, a mile and a half above the City of Memphis. The mortarboats, tow-boats, ordnance and commissary vessels, anchored for the night at Island 44. At daylight the enemy's fleet of rams and gun-boats, now numbering eight vessels, was discovered lying at the levee at Memphis. They dropped below Railroad Point, and returning again arranged themselves below the city. At 4.20 the Unio
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 30: (search)
roops near Vicksburg to operate along the river. The Admiral immediately made arrangements to meet this force by sending gun-boats to such points as it would be most likely to attack. The Taylor, Lieutenant-Commander Prichett, Bragg, Lieutenant-Commander Bishop, and the Hastings, were sent to Helena, where Major-General B. M. Prentiss was in command of the U. S. forces. That officer was rather astonished when the gun-boats arrived and he was informed that he might soon expect an attack. HJames Williams, Gardner Phipps and L. Kenney; Engineers, Thomas Doughty, David Hawksworth, W. B. Hovey, G, W. Voice, George Wadell and Josephus Blake; Acting-Carpenter, James E. Green. Steam gun-boat General Bragg 4th rate). Lieutenant, Joshua Bishop; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, W. A. Collins; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. H. Jenkins; Acting-Ensigns, T. J. McLaughlin and Edw. F. Phelps; Acting-Master's Mates, Alex. Lee, John Lawson and John Ackley; Engineers, Oliver Titcomb, E. W. Andrews
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 35: operations of the North Atlantic Squadron, 1863. (search)
ett and Charles Attmore; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, C. D. Kiersted: Acting Third-Assistants, C. O. Morgan and J. M. Battin. Steamer Seymour. Acting-Master, Francis S Wells; Acting-Ensign, Chas. Ringot; Acting-Master's Mate, Edwin Smith; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Newton Eggleston; Acting-Third-Assistants, J. A. Whittaker and Philip Hublitz. Steamer Wyandotte. Acting-Master, Thomas Wright; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, James Pennoyer; Assistant-Paymaster, Alex. McC. Bishop; Acting-Ensigns, S. A. Hodge, Benj. Wood and Wm. Henry; Acting-Master's Mates, M. E. Wandell and Wm. Chandler; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Cornelius Carr; Acting-Third-Assistants, G. R. Dunkley, Wm. Veitch and John Heaney. Steamer Commodore Hull. Acting-Masters, Wm. G. Saltonstall and Francis Josselyn; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, C. F. P. Hildreth; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Jonathan Chapman; Acting-Ensigns, J. O. Johnson and J. B. da Camera; Acting-Master's Mates, E. F. Bowen,