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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 26 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 2 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)
ast. Pennington; The names of the vessels were those under which they were known in the merchant service, and were unchanged after purchase by the Government.Dan Smith, Act. Mast. George W. Brown. The leading vessels of the first division were moored at a distance of 2,850 yards from Fort Jackson, and 3,680 yards from Fort St the Manassas, the most active and troublesome of the Confederate fleet, was seen, in the early daylight, moving up river in chase. The Flag-officer directed Commander Smith to leave the line with the Mississippi, and run the ram down. The Mississippi turned instantly and started for the enemy at full speed. The Manassas had e her helm quickly when but a short distance from the big vessel's bow, she dodged the blow, but in so doing ran ashore, where she was deserted by her crew. Commander Smith wished to preserve the Manassas, but was obliged to recall the boats sent to secure her, on account of a burning wreck approaching him. The ram was therefore
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
of the forts and capture of New Orleans. Interesting reports of Flag-officer Farragut; captains Bailey, Bell, Morris, Craven; commanders Wainwright, Lee, Smith, Boggs, De camp, Alden, Nichols, Caldwell, Porter, Mitchell, and others. official letters of Gideon Welles, Mayor Monroe, and the city council of New Orleans, etchis report, Captain Bailey has been sent to demand the surrender of the city to me in the name of the United States. I shall now send down with this letter Commander Smith, in the Mississippi, to look after General Butler, and a ram, which it appears we left behind at Fort Jackson, as it might be more than a match for the two guevery direction as lay in their power. Just as the scene appeared to be closing, the ram Manassas was seen coming up under full speed to attack us. I directed Captain Smith, in the Mississippi, to turn and run her down; the order was instantly obeyed by the Mississippi turning and going at her at full speed. Just as we expected t
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
teamer Chatham 81,684 78 6,636 38 75,048 40 do May 9, 1865 Huron, Dan Smith.   Cotton, 5 bales, 9 bags, etc. 3,033 64 265 76 2,767 88 Philia. Schooner Emily Murray 500 00 356 34 143 66 do Feb. 9, 1863 Dan Smith, George Mangham, Coeur de Lion. Schooner E. J. Waterman 8,222 Mangham.   Goods, lot of. 197 46 116 50 80 96 do Oct. 13, 1865 Dan Smith. Schooner Gold Leaf 205 00 86 12 118 88 do Jan. 11, 1864 Jacobise, cargo of Waiting for prize lists of the Coeur de Lion and Dan Smith. 250 80 82 92 167 88 Washington   Coeur de Lion, Dan Smith. ScDan Smith. Schooner Meteor 2,589 70 201 86 2,387 84 Key West Dec. 3, 1864 Sagamore. Sloop Magnolia 561 25 130 38 430 87 do June 11, 1864 San Jacinto. e.   Shoes, cargo of, etc 572 68 179 91 392 77 do Oct. 5, 1865 Dan Smith. Steamer Swan 218,475 52 16,177 49 202,298 03 Key West Feb. 17 Schooner Sophia 1,212 60 359 26 853 34 New York Nov. 12, 1864 Dan Smith, Huron, Midnight. Schooner Savannah 1,325 00 244 96 1,080 04 d