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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 18 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 18: capture of forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the surrender of New Orleans. (search)
covered with brush, they were rendered indistinguishable to the Confederate gunners. The mortar vessels were organized as-follows: First division, Lieut. Com. Watson Smith, consisted of the following vessels: Norfolk Packet, Lieut. Smith; O. H. Lee, Act. Mast. Godfrey; Para, Act. Mast. Furber; C. P. Williams, Act. Mast. Lang-thorne; Arletta, Act. Mast. Smith; Bacon, Act. Mast. Rogers; Sophronia, Act. Mast. Bartholomew. Second division, under Lieut. W. W. Queen: T. A. Ward, Lieut. Queen; M. J. Carlton, Act. Mast. Jack; Matthew Vassar, Act. Mast. Savage; George Mang-ham, Act. Mast. Collins; Orvetta, Act. Mast. Blanchard; Sidney C. Jones, Act. Mast. Graham; Adolph Hugel, Act. Mast. Van Buskirk. Third division.--Lieut. K. R. Breese: John Griffiths, Act. Mast. Henry Brown; Sarah Bruen, Act. Mast. Christian; Racer, Act. Mast. Phinney; Sea Foam, Act. Mast. Williams; Henry James. Act. Mast. Pennington; The names of the vessels were those under which they were k
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
sent up by the flag-officer, by midday the fire on the vessels on the northeast shore (Lieutenant-Commander Queen's division) became so rapid, and the shot and shell fell so close, that I went on boarm. One large 120-pound shell had passed through the cabin and damaged the magazine of Lieutenant-Commander Queen's vessel, the T. A. Ward, coming out near the waterline, her rigging was cut, and shots and mortarbeds were found to be uninjured. On that night, at two o'clock, I ordered Lieutenant-Commander Queen to drop out of the line of fire, and I placed him on the south shore in a safer and cl one mast; and when his vessel sunk he volunteered his services on board the vessel of Lieutenant-Commander Queen, to whose division he belonged. On the second day the firing from the forts was ratheemy, who tried his best to destroy them, and who, after I had withdrawn the vessels of Lieutenant-Commander Queen from a very exposed position, reported that he had sunk them. After bombarding the
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 40: (search)
e Miami, Commander Renshaw; Tacony, Lieutenant-Commander Truxtun; Sassacus, Lieutenant-Commander Roe; Mattabesett, Commander Febiger, and the Wyalusing, Lieutenant-Commander Queen. Captain Smith was well supplied with instructions by his commander-in-chief, Acting-Rear-Admiral Lee, although it seems probable that so gallant andaccurate. She was not in the least disabled during the action. While passing the ram in the Wyalusing, at a distance of one hundred and fifty yards, Lieutenant-Commander Queen says: It was my intention to run the Bombshell down, but discovered in time that she had surrendered, when I immediately backed clear of her and again opened fire on the ram. Lieutenant-Commander Queen claims to have cut away the signal halliards of the Albemarle when her colors came down, and he supposed she had surrendered, though he was soon convinced to the contrary by a 6-inch rifle-shot crashing through the side of his vessel. Soon after, the executive officer of the Wyal