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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 35: operations of the North Atlantic Squadron, 1863. (search)
s fire on them. On the 13th, the Confederate boats filled with infantry, as pickets on the river below the forts, were driven ashore by Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Macdearmid, with a howitzer on a small schooner. On the same night the army transport Escort gallantly ran the blockade, with reinforcements for the Federal troops ae of the gun-boats was incessant and well directed — so well directed, indeed, that the enemy frequently seemed to be firing at random. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Macdearmid is spoken of in the highest terms for his coolness and valor. This is not the first time that his name has appeared in this narrative, and it will not likllows: I cannot close this report without bearing testimony to the gallant conduct of the Navy while acting in conjunction with my command, particularly Captain Macdearmid, of the gun-boat Ceres. The conduct of the lieutenant-commanders of the gun-boats engaged was all that could have been expected of them; they manifested