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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 31 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 26 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 20 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 15 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 7 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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) 1 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) 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 26: siege of Vicksburg. (search)
ry, 1863, the ram, Queen of the West, Colonel Charles R. Ellet, was selected to perform the periloushe bad position of the wheel for manoeuvering, Ellet stopped on his way to shift it to a point fromas nearly daylight when he reached the first Ellet's stern wheel ram. battery, which he passed y opened upon her. As it was supposed that Colonel Ellet would pass during the night-time, he had bson. Five army officers were also captured. Ellet then proceeded ten miles up the Red River wherring that a Federal gun-boat was approaching. Ellet got out of coal and took advantage of this pant the steamboat Era No. 5, having on board Colonel Ellet, of the rain fleet, and a portion of the oss of that boat, and after consulting with Colonel Ellet, I concluded to continue on down as far ased, and having several prisoners on board, Colonel Ellet decided to go up the river and communicatequadron as soon as possible, thinking that Colonel Ellet had not reached the squadron, or that Admi[3 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 31: operations of Farragut's vessels on the coast of Texas, etc. (search)
pushing ahead, but when it came to the point about letting his vessel fall into the enemy's hands, there was nothing wanting, and he abandoned his command in open boats at the risk of the lives of his crew, conscious that the enemy could derive no benefit from anything left behind. A short time afterwards an expedition was fitted out in Berwick Bay under Lieutenant-Commander A. P. Cooke, who, with the Estrella and other vessels, engaged the Queen-of-the-West (formerly captured from Colonel C. R. Ellet), and after a fight of twenty minutes destroyed her. He also, a short time after, destroyed two other steamers, the Diana and Hart. Farragut was relieved by Acting-Rear-Admiral Porter at the mouth of the Red River, May 7th, 1863, and crossing overland, joined his squadron below Port Hudson. He might have run by the batteries at night, but the old Hartford he thought had been subjected to enough of that kind of work, and it was scarcely worth while to expose her officers and crew t