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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 84 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 54 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 41 5 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 36 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 36 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 32 0 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) 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 20 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 4: death of Ellsworth.--capture of Alexandria, Va.--Potomac flotilla. (search)
mands the evacuation of Alexandria. Alexandria evacuated by the Secessionists. batteries at Aquia Creek. arduous duties of the Potomac flotilla. engaging the batteries at Aquia Creek. the batterAquia Creek. the batteries silenced. the Freeborn, Anacostia and resolute. renewal of the attack against the Aquia Creek batteries. the Freeborn damaged. the ball opened along the Potomac. attack on the batteries at MAquia Creek batteries. the Freeborn damaged. the ball opened along the Potomac. attack on the batteries at Matthias Point. repulse of the flotilla. death of Commander Ward. Secessionists and their supplies. Lieut. Harrel destroys a schooner in Quantico Creek. undeserved criticism of the flotilla. the falling all around them without chance of return, the flotilla was withdrawn Attack on the Aquia Creek batteries by the U. S. Steamers Freeborn, Anacostia and resolute. out of range. Little damagerior to England and France. On the following day Commander Ward resumed the engagement at Aquia Creek, keeping up an incessant fire for five hours, only ceasing upon the over-fatigue of his men.