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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), Naval actions along the shore (search)
shallow Carolina waters, where he finally lost his life. A plucky light-draft The navy ashore — crew of the foster with howitzers The gunboat Massasoit While the Federals with both army and navy closed in upon Richmond, heroic efforts were made by the Confederates to drive them back. Batteries were built along the river banks for the purpose of harassing the gunboats, and it was frequently necessary to land the crews of vessels — such as this detachment from the army gunboat Foster, near Point of Rocks — in order effectually to drive off hostile detachments. In the lower picture the Canonicus, one of the newer monitors, is seen coaling on the James. Under Commander E. G. Parrott, the Canonicus participated in the six-hour engagement with Battery Dantzler and the Confederate gunboats on June 21, 1864, and on August 16th and 18th, she, with other vessels, engaged the Virginia and the Richmond and Confederate troops under General R. E. Lee, to cover the advance of Feder<