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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 40 0 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) 30 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 28 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 28 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 24 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 22 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 16 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 10 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 10 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
ther attempt to get rid of this inconvenient neighbor. The Essex, one of Ellet's ships, commanded by W. D. Porter, W. D. violently with her beak; but the blow glanced off, and the Essex ran aground upon a shoal. While endeavoring to extricate hederates in their turn concentrated all their guns upon the Essex, while their infantry opened a still more destructive fire he levees of New Orleans, having left W. D. Porter with the Essex and Sumter below Vicksburg, and the two gun-boats Katahdin low, was flanked by the two gun-boats, the left wing by the Essex. Breckenridge's entire effort was directed upon the latthe Confederates was of very short duration; the fire of the Essex, which enfiladed their lines, threw them into confusion. Te on land had ceased, the latter went in search of her; the Essex soon perceived her old antagonist, which was waiting in vaild no longer be continued. At the first shot thrown by the Essex the commander of the Arkansas landed his crew, and setting