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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 28 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 6 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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inutes, working the guns with alacrity — firing twenty-eight rounds with a good degree of precision. Some of the shots from our gun were seen to strike in their midst. The United States steamer Tyler being about two miles in advance of us, I blew the whistle to notify her that I was engaging a battery. Before she arrived they left the ground. After consultation with the commander of the Tyler, it was deemed best, the battery having, left, to proceed on our way. Some distance above we met the transport steamer Nicholas Longworth, when we were ordered by Lieutenant Commander James M. Prichett, of the Tyler, in company with the United States steamer Romeo, to return and convoy her below where the battery was, which we did, without meeting any further difficulty. This caused a delay in our arrival at Cairo of at least twelve hours. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, H. B. O'Neill, Acting Ensign, Commanding. Rear-Admiral D. D. Porter, Commanding Mississippi Squadron