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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 97 5 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 37 1 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 26 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) 16 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 13 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 10 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 1, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 23, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 16, 1864., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for David Porter or search for David Porter in all documents.

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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
him in time. He depends upon the fire of his rifled guns, about thirty in number, to silence the batteries which protect Porter's line, and to enable him to charge at the point of the bayonet. But it is near six o'clock. Day declines, and the artilhad lost in detail, they might perhaps have thus succeeded in reaching and surrounding the Federal batteries. As soon as Porter understands the tactics of his opponent he husbands his resources. His infantry and artillery consume an enormous quanti fire it is immediately driven back. Whenever one of his regiments or one of his batteries has exhausted its ammunition, Porter replaces them with others, sending the former to the second line to fill their cartridge-boxes or their caissons. In thirounding the improvised wharves along the river, the greater part of the army was slowly falling back by way of Haxall's. Porter, who was the last to leave, covering its march with a regiment of cavalry and the brigade of regulars, only reached this
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
to regulate the fuses of the shells properly, Porter determined not to cut them; so that, instead o, however, to silence Fort Jackson completely, Porter continued the bombardment until the evening ofate batteries. Higgins' soldiers, crippled by Porter's projectiles, exhausted by six days bombardmeeen able to defend arrived at last in front of Porter's flotilla, to which her appearance caused at ible. The day following, the 28th, Duncan and Porter signed a capitulation, in which the latter washimself as included in the capitulation. When Porter's flotilla drew near for the purpose of securi destroyed the Harriet Lane, on board of which Porter and Duncan had met to arrange the details of tllowed, securing these easy conquests. Whilst Porter was taking back to Ship Island his mortars, whats, constituted the second division, under David Porter; Williams' division of infantry, about thre of June before three o'clock in the morning. Porter's mortars, the range of which had been studied[5 more...]