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Capt. Raphael Semmes, who, darting swiftly from point to point throughout those portions of the West India waters known to be most thickly studded with our merchantmen, made some twelve or fifteen captures in hardly so many days, and then ran into the friendly British port of Nassau, where he was promptly supplied with everything necessary to a vigorous prosecution of his devastating career.
Having continued it some time longer with great success, he finally ran into the British harbor of Gibraltar, where the Federal gunboat Tuscarora soon found him and his vessel, and, anchoring in the Spanish port of Algesiras, just opposite, where no law would compel her to remain twenty-four hours after the Sumter had departed, she held the privateer fast until relieved by the Kearsarge, by which the blockade was persistently maintained until the Confederate officers abandoned their vessel — professing to sell her — and betook themselves to Liverpool, where a faster and better steamer, the Alabam
o Bradley T. Johnson, 465; is sent to Fort McHenry by Gen. Butler, 529.
Kansas, the Nebraska-Kansas struggle, 224 to 251; admitted as a State, 251.
(See John Brown, Border Ruffians, etc.)
Kearsarge, U. S. Gunboat, blockades the Sumter at Gibraltar, 602.
Keitt, Lawrence M., of S. C., an abettor of the assault on Sumner, 299; in Secession Convention, 345.
Kelley, Col., of W. Va., in command of Camp Carlile, Ohio, 520; crosses to Wheeling, 522; is wounded at Philippi, 522; captures Rot Dranesville, 626.
Sturgis, Major, 579;: in the battle of Wilson's Creek, 590 to 582; tries to reinforce Mulligan, 487.
Sumner, Charles, 229; 231; assault on, 299.
Sumter, the privateer, escapes out of the Mississippi; is blockaded at Gibraltar, 602.
Sweeny, Gen., persuades Lyon to attack the Rebels at Wilson's Creek, 579.
Syracuse, N. Y., fugitive-slave case at, 215.
Taggart, Col. John H., at Dranesville, 626.
Talbot, Lieut., sent to Washington by Major Anderson, 44