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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 152 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 33 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 33 1 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) 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 5, 1862., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
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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), The birth of the ironclads (search)
and able designers, William P. Williamson, John L. Porter, and John M. Brooke, was being rushed to cs at Alexandria, in the Red River expedition. Porter pronounced her turret all right but considered of iron plating on her fifteen inches of oak. Porter had discovered, in running the batteries at Vi Engineer William P. Williamson, and Lieutenant John L. Porter, chief constructor of the Confederatom Mallory, addressed to Flag-Officer Forrest, Porter and Williamson are mentioned as being the cons, were among the most powerful on the rivers. Porter took both with him up the Red River. On the r flotilla at Fort Pillow. She was sent by Admiral Porter on the famous land cruise up the Yazoo, wh, Mississippi. In May, 1863, she was with Admiral Porter on the first Red River expedition and distt on Vicksburg from the north, and she was Admiral Porter's flagship when he ran by the batteries atwere full of the spirit of adventure, said Admiral Porter. Scorning the cover of darkness, they got[1 more...]
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), The most famous naval action of the Civil war (search)
solutely thrown away. Maybe some of the knowing ones read this bit of news with reservations, for it was customary and perfectly honorable to deceive the enemy --as well as the public — in the daily press. No one knew better than Naval Constructor John L. Porter, Chief Engineer William P. Williamson, Lieutenants William L. Powell and John M. Brooke that her construction was a success. As for her officers, Flag-Officer Buchanan and Lieutenant Catesby ap R. Jones, her executive officer, they and circumstance. Her hull was all that was left of one of the gallant old fighting frigates built soon after the United States became a nation. The men who planned and superintended her construction were skilled officers of the old navy — John L. Porter and William P. Williamson. Her armament was prepared by another veteran, John M. Brooke, and consisted in part of his own invention, the Brooke rifled gun. She was built at a national navy-yard at Norfolk; and had this not fallen into the ha