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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 36 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 15 1 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 13 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 10: naval engagement at South-West pass.--the Gulf blockading squadron in November, 1861. (search)
ram Manassas, at that time one of the improvised squadron of Commodore Hollins, late of the U. S. Navy. The Richmond's crew flew to theirw (but in fact partly disabled), and then drifted away. Commodore J. S. Hollins, C. S. N. Had the Richmond stood up the river until dayl determined that nothing of her should fall into the hands of Commodore Hollins, and he therefore ordered that a slow match should be placed prise, and because the most extravagant reports had been spread by Hollins about the force he had in rams and fire-rafts, was all folly. Sped off three pieces of her planking; there were no firerafts, and Hollins' squadron was all a sham. His gunboats were nothing more than fraect of great congratulation to them that they were out of reach of Hollins, his rams and his fire-rafts; the very enemies they had been sent er to subdue. New Orleans was illuminated on this occasion, and Hollins was feted as if he had won a great victory. Perhaps this fiasco