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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 53 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 34 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 13 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 10 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 8 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
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Doc. 30.-naval fight at Fort Pillow. Official report of Captain Davis. U. S. Flag-steamer Benton, off Fort Pillow, May 11. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy: sir: I have the honor to inform the Department that yesterday morning, a little after seven o'clock, the rebel squadron, consisting of eight iron-clad sts rattle of musketry. The rebels fought bravely and with determination, but they were met by greater bravery, skill and metal, and were being badly worsted. Capt. Davis, on the flag-ship Benton, directed every movement of our fleet with the sagacity and style of a veteran in naval warfare. He made no mistakes. Not a boat was way of credit to our officers engaged in this affair, would require the mention of all, but I cannot forbear speaking of the efficiency and signal abilities of Capt. Davis, the Acting Flag-Officer, nor of the coolness and determined bravery of Capt. Stembel. Rebel official report: report of Captain Montgomery. Flag-Boat L
-eight shot and shell having completely penetrated her armor, killing fourteen and wounding about twenty of her crew. The other vessels were but slightly injured. Strange to say, four out of five of the commanders of the vessels engaged were more or less injured. . . . . . . . . It is now three o'clock in the morning, and I have not yet retired, which is rather late for a person who has not had his clothes off for the last eighteen days and nights . . . . . Yours, affectionately, Davis. Letter to Captain Faunce. U. S. Gunboat Stevens, Hampton roads, May 19. my dear Captain: We arrived here yesterday from Norfolk, having brought down the killed and part of the wounded in our last action and left them at the hospital there. The squadron to which we were attached, consisting, besides the Stevens, of the Galena, Monitor, Aroos took, and Port Royal, worked our way up James River, and at a battery at a place called Harding's Bluff, (about five miles above Day's Poi
e fall of Memphis, Tenn. Despatch from Commander Davis. United States steamer Benton, off MOfficer Commanding pro tem. Report of Commander Davis. United States flag-steamer Benton, er. Then, in compliance with the request of Col. Davis, Lieut.-Col. Ellett despatched the Monarch aour fleet, (except the Pittsburgh,) under Commodore Davis, U. S.N., together with the ordnance steaction of Randolph. During all this time, Commodore Davis, with a quick, almost impatient step, qui At 6.05 A. M., all hands to quarters is Commodore Davis's order, throughout our fleet. In the mesewhere. All must confess that Col. Ellett, Com. Davis, and all of their officers and men, have coveen promoted to the command of this prize by Com. Davis, for gallant and meritorious service. Thef the Benton, delivered the last letter from Com. Davis and Col. Fitch, to the Mayor. During the or Park received a second communication from Com. Davis announcing that he had placed the city under[2 more...]
Doc. 75.-battle on White River, Ark. Fought June 17, 1862. Commander Davis's reports. United States flag steamer Benton, Memphis, June 19, 1862. sir: The Conestoga, Lieut. Commanding G. W. Blodgett, arrived here to-day from White River. She brings information of the capture of two batteries at St. Charles, eighty miles from the mouth; the first of which mounted four Parrott guns, and the second three forty-two-pounder rifled guns. Three guns, it is understood, were taken from the gunboat Mariposa, which, after being dismounted, was sunk. There is now but one gunboat remaining in White River, the Pontchartrain, mounting three or five guns, and having her machinery protected by iron and cotton. The enemy has attempted to block up the river by driving piles and by sinking boats, but no serious obstructions have yet been discovered. The Conestoga will return to White River tonight with reinforcements, accompanied by an additional transport laden with commissar