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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 23 7 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) 18 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 18 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 14 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 10 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 10 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for Mound City (Illinois, United States) or search for Mound City (Illinois, United States) in all documents.

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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
boiling water, drawn from the boiler by means of pipes (tuyaux), called steam-batteries. The Mound City came in turn to assist the Cincinnati. On the Confederate side, the General Bragg and the Van his vessels had sustained much injury; but on the side of the Federals, the Cincinnati and the Mound City were also severely damaged. Beauregard had successively summoned to him all the small garribled all the vessels he had left in the upper part of the river, despatched four steamers, the Mound City, the St. Louis, the Lexington and the Conestoga, with several transports, to reconnoitre the wok place at a distance of six hundred metres, was most vigorous; at last the weak armor of the Mound City was pierced by a cannon-ball, which burst her boiler, causing a frightful havoc on board that y-six escaped from this disaster. The other gun-boats in the mean while took the place of the Mound City, which had drifted to leeward with the current, and soon after, a landing-party, turning the C