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Confederate river defence fleet, that the enemy . . . will never penetrate farther down the Mississippi River, See letter in Porter's Naval History of the Civil War, p. 167. was not fulfilled. Davis descended the river, and on July 1 joined Farragut's fleet from New Orleans. On October 15 following he was relieved from command of the flotilla on arrival of Commander (afterwards admiral) Porter, who thus testifies to his services: For the second time (i. e., at Memphis) Rear-Admiral Davis we other two to surrender, and brought them both in as prisoners. Colonel Gooding's report, Official War Records, XV, 348. About this same time, Lieut. Chas. S. Sargent, volunteer aide-de-camp to General Banks, went to communicate with Admiral Farragut and found Admiral Porter at the mouth of Red River. He brought the report that Porter had captured Grand Gulf and Grant had begun his victorious march on Vicksburg. Official War Records, XV, 311. Irwin, p. 144. (This is the present prof