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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 8 2 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) 7 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 6 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 4 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 3 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 2 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 7, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 18: capture of forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the surrender of New Orleans. (search)
n-boats belonging to Louisiana. These vessels were lightly protected with pine and cotton barricades over the machinery and boilers. The General Quitman, commanded by Capt. Grant, mounting two thirty-two pounders; The Governor Moore, Commander Beverly Kennon, mounting two thirty-two pounder rifled guns. According to Commander Mitchell the above, being converted vessels, were too slightly built for war purposes. Attached to his command were the following unarmed steamers: The Phoenix, W. s on board drifted ashore with an exploded boiler from this encounter. At daylight the Varuna suffered a double attack from the Governor Moore and the Stonewall Jackson. The former, a powerful vessel, fitted as a ram, was commanded by Lieut. Beverly Kennon, formerly of the U. S. Navy. This vessel ranged up on the quarter of the Varuna? and raked her along the port gangway with her bow-gun, killing some five or six men; also ramming her. Engaging this enemy, the Varuna was exposed to a blo
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
as trying to escape up river, but both rebel gun-boats, finding they could not get away, ran on shore — the black one, which proved to be the Governor Moore, Commander Kennon, on the left bank, above the Varuna, and the----, (name yet unknown,) on the right bank, opposite the Varuna. with her head up stream. After we had driven them ashore their crews deserted, but not before setting fire to their vessels. With our boats captured Commander Kennon, (formerly of our navy,) one first lieutenant of artillery, one chief engineer. and fourteen of the crew of the Governor Moore; also, a rebel signal-book and some official papers, showing that the rebel gunbm a gun-boat, were driven ashore in flames, and afterwards blew up. At 6 A. M. the Varuna was attacked by the Morgan, iron-clad about the bow, commanded by Beverly Kennon, an exnaval officer. This vessel raked us along the port gangway, killing four and wounding nine of the crew, butting the Varuna on the quarter and again on