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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 41: the Red River expedition, under Major-General N. P. Banks, assisted by the Navy under Rear-Admiral David D. Porter. (search)
account: On the 12th of April I sailed at 7 o'clock A. M. from the Chute. Upon arriving at a point ten miles below the Chute, the enemy opened upon my boats, doing more or less damage to all of them. I found myself entirely environed. General Liddell was on one side of the river with a force of 2,500 men and a battery; on the other was a force variously estimated at from 30,000 to 40,000, flushed with their recent victory over General Banks' command. The river was very narrow, very tortun by. I remain, yours truly, Thos. O. Selfridge, Commander, U. S. N. It was nearly dusk when the battle ended, and little could be seen except the numerous dead and wounded lying on the field. From the prisoners it was learned that General Liddell, with 5,000 infantry and artillery, was only two miles away and had held back, owing to the shot and shell from the gun-boats falling in his ranks and killing his men. Had this force come up it would have fared worse than the other, for the
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
ants, Henry Wood and Nicholas Saner. Iron-clad steamer Eastport. Lieutenant-Commander, S. L. Phelps; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, M. L. Gerould; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, W. H. Gilman; Acting-Ensigns, S. Poole, R. M. Williams and E. H. Qualding; Acting-Master's Mates, R. A. Day, R. A. Treat and B. W. Herr; Engineers: Acting-Chief, Henry Hartwig; Acting-First-Assistants, T. F. Ackerman and John S. Moore; Acting-Second-Assistant, G. N. Heizel; Acting-Third-Assistants, W. T. Baxter and J. F. Liddell: Acting-Gunner, J. F. Riblet; Acting-Carpenter, James Rouse. Iron-clad steamer Lafayette. Lieutenant-Commander, James P. Foster; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Edward Morgan; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, D. H. Hayden; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. P. Kelly; Acting-Ensigns, J. L. Bryant, F. G. Sampson and J. L. Moran; Acting-Master's Mates, Paul Morgan, W. P. Higbee, S. O. Lovell, S. R. Winram and C. H. Slocum; Engineers: Acting-Chief, Robert Tate; Acting-First-Assistant, James Wilkins;