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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 38 2 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 15 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 7 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 5 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) 4 4 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 5: capture of the works at Hatteras Inlet by Flag officer Stringham.--destruction of the privateer Judah. (search)
soldiers stationed in and about the yard ready to repel any number of boats that might attempt to approach the wharves. To attack the schooner under such circumstances was a perilous undertaking, but Commodore Mervin considered the destruction of this privateer of so much importance as to warrant the risk of a failure and the loss of men. On the night of the 13th September a boat expedition was fitted out from the frigate Colorado, consisting of the following boats: first launch, Lieut. J. H. Russell, commanding the expedition, 39 men; first cutter, Lieut. J. G. Sproston, 18 men second cutter, F. B. Blake, 26 men; third cutter, Midshipman J. Steece, 17 men; in all the expedition there were 100 officers, sailors and marines. The plan was for Lieut. Sproston and Midshipman Steece to land with their boats' crews and (if possible) spike the two guns mounted in the yard, while at the same time Lieuts. Russell and Blake were to attack and carry the schooner. The attack was made on
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)
4 guns, Lieut. Com. George M. Ransom; Wissahickon, 4 guns, Lieut. Com. A. N. Smith; Winona, 4 guns, Lieut. Com. E. T. Nichols; Itasca, 4 guns, Lieut. Com. C. H. B. Caldwell; Pinola, 4 guns, Lieut. Com. Pierce Crosby; Kennebec, 4 guns, Lieut. Com. John H. Russell; Iroquois, 9 guns, Com. John De Camp; Sciota, 4 guns, Lieut. Com. Edward Donaldson. Total guns, 177. Also the following steamers belonging to the mortar flotilla: Harriet Lane, Owasco. Clifton, Westfield, Miami, Jackson; besides than, would probably have resulted in the immediate crushing of the enemy, and the rear of his line would have followed a beaten path. With the exception of the Itasca, Lieutenant Caldwell; the Winona, Lieutenant Nichols; and the Kennebec, Lieutenant Russell, the fleet succeeded in passing the forts The Itasca was much cut up, and having a shot through her boiler, was compelled to drop down the river, out of action, after which she was run ashore to prevent sinking. Fourteen shot and shell
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
your obedient servant, A. N. Smith. Lieutenant-Commander. Flag-officer D. G. Farragut, Commanding Western Gulf Blockading Squadron. Report of Lieutenant-Commander John H. Russell, United States gun-boat Kennebec. United States Gun-Boat Kennebec, Mississippi River, April 29, 1862. Sir — On the morning of the 24th insder of Commander Porter, I received on board this vessel the prisoners from Fort Jackson--29 officers and 90 men. Very respectfully, your obedient servant John H. Russell, Lieutenant-Commander. Flag-officer D. G. Farragut, Commanding Western Gulf Blockading Squadron Papers relating to the surrender of forts Jackson and St.efences. Edward Higgins, Lieutenant-Colonel C. S. A., Commanding Forts Jackson and St. Philip. Witnessed by--Edward T. Nichols, Lieutenant-Commander Winona. J. H. Russell, Lieutenant-Commander Kanawha. List of officers at Fort Jackson, Louisiana. Headquarters Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April 28, 1862. Brigadier
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
Magee; Acting-Masters' Mates, N. Alexander and W. E. Bridges. Steamer John P. Jackson. Acting-Lieutenant-Commander, S. E. Woodworth; Acting-Masters, M. B. Crowell, J. F. Dearborn, Wm. Hedger and James Scannell; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, T. S. Yard; Acting-Second-Assistant Engineer, J. B. Morgan; Acting-Third-Assistant Engineers, James Barnes, J. D. Caldwell and Samuel Strade; Acting-Masters' Mates, W. H. Howard, W. J. B. Lawrence and J. Murphy. Steamer Kennebec. Lieutenant-Commander, John H. Russell; Lieutenant, F. B. Blake; Acting-Masters, Wm. Brooks and H. C. Wade; Assistant-Surgeon, C. H. Perry; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, C. L. Burnett; Second-Assistant Engineer, H. W. Fitch; Third-Assistant Engineers, B. G. Gowing, E. E. Roberts and L. W. Robinson; Acting-Masters' Mates, J. D. Ellis, J. W. Merriman, J. W. Page and H. E. Tinkham. Steamer Kineo. Lieutenant-Commander, Geo. M. Ransom; Acting-Masters, Oliver Colbourn and John Whitmore; Assistant Surgeon, O. S. Ober
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 21: capture of New Orleans.--first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg.--ram Arkansas. (search)
to Vicksburg. the attack on Vicksburg abandoned. Flag-officer Davis relieved. reports of Flag-officer Farragut, Captain Craven, commanders Alden, Wainwright, Palmer, De camp, Porter, and fleet Surgeon Foltz, Lieut.-commanders Baldwin, Preble, Russell, Lee, Donaldson, Nichols, Crosby, Woodworth and Lowry. Commodore W. D. Porter's report of engagement at Port Hudson. report of Commander Riley. When Farragut passed the Chalmette batteries, and the vessel approached New Orleans, the city leexpenditure of ammunition, viz: 14 eleven-inch shells, 10m. fuze; 2 eleven-inch shells, 15m. fuze; 16 Parrott shells, percussion; 5 Parrott shells, time fuze, 5m.; 5 Parrott shells, time fuze, 10m. Very respectfully your obedient servant, John H. Russell, Lieutenant-Commander. Flag-officer D. G. Farragut, Commanding Western Gulf Blockading Squadron. United States Steam-Sloop Oneida, Above Vicksburg, June 28, 1862. Sir — I have the honor to report the part borne by the Oneida in the
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 23: destruction of the ram Arkansas.--capture of Galveston.--capture of the Harriet Lane.--sinking of the Hatteras.--attack on Baton Rouge.--Miscellaneous engagements of the gun-boats. (search)
G. R. Martin, Acting Engineers, J. W. Smyth, L. J. M. Boyd and C. H. Slack. Steamer Pocahontas. Lieutenant-Commander, W. M. Gamble; Lieutenant, J. F. McGlensey; Assistant Surgeon, A. C. Rhoades; Assistant Engineers, Caleb E. Lee, W. F. Fort and G. C. Julan; Acting-Masters, Edw. Baker and Thomas Symmes; Acting-Masters' Mates, J. M. Braisted, O. S. Willey and Caleb Fellowes; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Theo. Kitchen; Acting-Engineer, John Jordan. Gun-boat Kennebeck. Lieutenant-Commander, John H. Russell; Assistant Surgeon, Chas. H. Perry; Assistant Engineers, Henry W. Fitch, B. C. Gowing, E. E. Roberts and L. W. Robinson; Acting-Masters, H. C. Wade and Wm. Brooks; Acting-Masters' Mates, J. W. Merryman, H. E. Tinkham and J. D. Ellis; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, C. L. Burnett. Gun-boat Itasca. Lieutenant-Commander, R. F. R. Lewis; Assistant Surgeon, Heber Smith; Assistant Paymaster, A. J. Pritchard; Assistant Engineers, T. Jones and John Borthwick; Acting-Masters, Edmund