Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: February 24, 1862., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Barrataria Bay (Louisiana, United States) or search for Barrataria Bay (Louisiana, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

ing up their magazines preparatory to evacuating the place. From Fort Royal--progress of the expedition against Savannah, &c. New York, Feb. 19. --The United States steam gunboat Connecticut, Commander Maxwell Woodhull, arrived at this port last night from Key West, and from Port Royal on the 16th inst., at noon, via Fortress Monroe, bringing a large mail and about 175 passengers, among whom are the crew of the schooner Major Barbour, from Havana, captured by the De Soto in Barrataria bay (a prize crew put on board,) and twenty-five prisoners from Cedar Keys and Hatteras Inlet. The Connecticut has also on board the body of Lieut. Marcy, Captain of the United States ship Vincennes, who was accidentally killed at the Southwest Pass by the recoil of a howitzer which he was firing. When the Connecticut left there were rumors to the effect that Savannah would certainly be captured in two or three days; that Federal forces had taken possession of the Island de Floria
when the rude blast of war is sounding in your ear! Texas chivalry, to arms! Hardships and hunger, disease, and death, are preferable to slavery subjection, and a nation with a bright page in history and a glorious epitaph is better than a Vassall land with honor lost and a people sunk in infamy. Earl Van-Dorn, Major-General. Attempt to Run the blockade. The New Orleans Bulletin says: The steamer Victoria, Capt. Forbes, appeared off Fort Livingston at the entrance to Barataria Bay, on Tuesday night, and in attempting to run in got aground in the Swash Channel, a mile distant from the fort. On Wednesday morning the United States steamer South Carolina hove in sight and taking a position some three miles from the Victoria (she could not approach nearer owing to the shallowness of the water) commenced firing at the vessel. Up to three o'clock Wednesday afternoon, about two hundred shells had been fired by the enemy, but not one struck the Victoria, most of them fal