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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
ell, Lieutenant-Commander. Commander D. D. Porter, Commanding Mortar Flotilla, Mississippi River. United States Steamer Miami, Mississippi River, May 3, 1862. Sir — I have the honor to report that, in obedience to your order of the 24th ultimo, which I received immediately after the action of that morning, I received General Butler and staff on board, and proceeded to Pilot Town for the boats which I was ordered to procure. After obtaining them, I immediately started to Isle au Breton Bay, and there received on board one regiment of troops, which I landed at Quarantine Station, above and in the rear of Fort St. Philip. I continued conveying and landing troops until the forts surrendered. I then proceeded and landed seven hundred and fifty troops at New Orleans on the first instant. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, A. D. Harrell, Lieutenant-Commander. Commander D. D. Porter. Commanding Mortar Flotilla, Mississippi River. Report of Lieutenant J. M Wainwr