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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 44 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 27 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 22 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 19 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 14 0 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 31: operations of Farragut's vessels on the coast of Texas, etc. (search)
ck Taylor. Neither of these generals had any idea of operating below Alexandria, which was their natural base; for the gun-boats might get up that far very easily, but would find it a difficult matter to proceed further, as was proved in the end. The expedition sent by Farragut was composed of the wooden gun-boats Albatross, Estrella, Lieutenant-Commander A. P. Cooke, and Arizona, Volunteer-Lieutenant-Commander D. P. Upton, all under Lieutenant-Commander John E. Hart. It arrived off Fort de Russy on May 3d, and found the enemy in the act of abandoning the works and removing their guns. Two steamers were engaged in this duty, and two others were moored to the bank alongside the earthworks, with their bows down stream. Lieutenant-Commander Hart at once attacked them with Lieutenant Commander (now Captain) Augustus P. Cooke, U. S. N. his broadside guns and a regular battle commenced, the Confederate steamers returning the fire promptly, and it was kept up on both sides until a d
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 41: the Red River expedition, under Major-General N. P. Banks, assisted by the Navy under Rear-Admiral David D. Porter. (search)
amp at Simmsport. attack and capture of Fort de Russy. arrival of the fleet and troops at Alexaepel the invaders. Some eight miles below Fort De Russy they commenced a series of works near the s so long that the enemy would escape from Fort De Russy, and destroy all their stores and munitionremove the obstructions, but not to attack Fort De Russy until the flagship's arrival, or until Genederate camp, the enemy retreating towards Fort De Russy. That night General Smith concluded to et proceeded up within a short distance of Fort De Russy, where the advance of General Smith had arpart in the affair. Their operations at Fort De Russy showed the fortitude of the Federal soldiee had captured, and a gun-boat was left at Fort De Russy to try some experiments with rifle-guns ony impeded the Federal advance, and then at Fort De Russy have offered a stubborn resistance to furtcorps, and was posted on a road leading to Fort De Russy, three miles outside of Alexandria, to kee[1 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
four hours. Moving rapidly to the rear of Fort de Russy, a strong work on Red River, we compelled with the above-named vessels, arriving at Fort De Russy on the 5th. On the way up he met the two is wheel had been disabled by a shell from Fort De Russy; the other vessel was struck, but there wasels, and shortly after took possession of Fort De Russy. It was a strong work, with three casematit remembered, the Navy took possession of Fort De Russy--no very important event — on the morning officers and a gang of negroes working at Fort De Russy. The people all along the river were gladhafalaya and Red Rivers, from Opelousas to Fort De Russy; Mouton's division, between the Black and veston Bay, Sabine Pass, and Sabine River; Fort De Russy, a formidable work, located three miles frAtchafalaya, and proceeded at once towards Fort De Russy, carrying it by assault at 4:30 P. M. on t necessary, and General Smith s capture of Fort De Russy, and Dick Taylor's forcing the fight at Sa