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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 5 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 31: operations of Farragut's vessels on the coast of Texas, etc. (search)
federate artillery on the gun-boat New London. gallant conduct of Lieutenant-Commander Geo. H. Perkins. death of Commander Abner Reed. rejoicing of the Army and Navy at New Orleans on hearing of the fall of Vicksburg and Port Hudson. General rema Admiral Farragut to the Navy Department, published in the year 1863, conveyed the melancholy news of the death of Commander Abner Reed of the Monongahela. He was mortally wounded by a rifle-shell while passing the batteries, twelve miles below Donaldsonville, and Farragut says of him: Commander Reed was one of the most enterprising and gallant officers in my squadron, and the very mention of his name was a source of terror to the Confederates--the country could well have spared a better man. lavery had disappeared forever from our escutcheon. The squadrons of the Upper and Lower Mississippi had shaken Commander Abner Reed hands in New Orleans, and the great highway between Cincinnati and the Queen City of the South was once more open