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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., chapter 48 (search)
, Dorcas Prince and Union Jack. the Alabama and Confederate steamer Georgia at Bahia. capture of the Gilderslieve, Justiana, Jaben Snow, Amazonian, Talisman and Cor crews were removed. On the 11th of May the Alabama landed her prisoners at Bahia, and was ordered by the Brazilian authorities to leave the port in twenty-four er Federal naval force, to respect the United States. The British residents of Bahia did all in their power to make Semmes' stay pleasant, congratulating themselvesof the United States was being rapidly driven from the ocean, and this although Bahia derived its chief importance from its trade with that country. While the Alabama was in Bahia, the Confederate steamer Georgia, Commander William L. Maury commanding, anchored in the port, much increasing the respect of the Governor for the ce on the coast of Brazil. After the Alabama bade farewell to the Georgia at Bahia, she was put under press of sail, and quickly overhauled the Gilderslieve, of N
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 56: commerce-destroyers.-their inception, remarkable career, and ending. (search)
derate cruisers. Her cruising-ground extended from the latitude of New York to the southward of Bahia, in Brazil. In the vicinity of Fernando Noronha, Maffitt picked up a vessel called the Lapwinmerchant vessels, proceeding thence to Teneriffe, and on the 5th of October, 1864, he arrived at Bahia. For a wonder, the U. S. S. Wachusett happened to be in Bahia when the Florida entered the poBahia when the Florida entered the port and anchored a mile distant. while a Brazilian corvette, in anticipation of a difficulty between the vessels, took position near the Florida. The latter vessel had received permission from the aels; although Captain Semmes had been allowed to do pretty much as he pleased by the Governor of Bahia, and also by the Governor of Fernando de Noronha. American officers in pursuit of Confederatezil accepted, only stipulating that the Florida and those captured in her should be sent back to Bahia Mr. Secretary Seward did all in his power to make amends for the mistake which had been committe