Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for Farragut or search for Farragut in all documents.

Your search returned 64 results in 3 document sections:

Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
and energetic officer, Captain David Porter. Farragut's fleet consisted of forty-six vessels in allt Jackson and covered it with shells. Both Farragut and Bailey found the passage between the dismem had been lost. The most difficult part of Farragut's undertaking had been accomplished in less twhere was Farragut, and what was to be done? Farragut was approaching, and any attempt to defend ththe Federal transports reached the wharves. Farragut devolved upon Butler the task of occupying anes which the Federal fleets had to surmount. Farragut had soon found that it would be impossible fhich had proved so successful at New Orleans, Farragut calculated that his fire would drive for a mowhich it had been found impossible to remove, Farragut adopted without hesitation a bold resolution.one of them were stopped, and before daybreak Farragut's entire fleet was again assembled below Vickould think proper to do so. The draught of Farragut's sloops-of-war would have sufficed to oblige[49 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
the batteries of Vicksburg, greatly strengthened since summer, forbade the hope that Davis' small flotilla would be able to force the passage of the Mississippi; Sherman's army could not, therefore, operate below Vicksburg, where it would not have found a single vessel to transport it from the right to the left bank of the river. Halleck had indeed announced that Banks, who had recently been sent to New Orleans with considerable reinforcements, would go up the river under the protection of Farragut's guns, and join Sherman in front of Vicksburg; but Butler's successor had but just arrived in the capital of Louisiana, and could not think of beginning his march so soon. Besides, if he had undertaken this expedition at that time, it would have been impeded, as it was at a later period, by the fortifications which the Confederates had secretly erected at Port Hudson. It was, therefore, necessary to land above Vicksburg. But, on the other hand, the gun-boats ascending the Yazoo were lia
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
after the conquest of New Orleans in the latter part of April, 1862. The capture of this great city, instead of setting Farragut's fleet free, and enabling it to sail again on the open sea, had drawn it toward a new field of operations. We have alrenance of the strictest blockade of the ports which the Confederates still possessed in that sea. About the end of July, Farragut finally returned to New Orleans with a portion of his fleet, after his campaign against Vicksburg, and since then his duubstituting the occupation of the most important points on the coast for the maritime blockade, had all been directed by Farragut, who had stationed himself with his favorite ship, the Hartford, under the guns of Fort Pickens, in the Bay of Pensacolamore dangerous than useful, as we shall presently see. Meanwhile, he continued the system of occupation prescribed by Farragut and on the 26th of October two of his gun-boats. the Westfield and the Clifton, took possession of the village of India