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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 28: passage of the fleet by Vicksburg and capture of Grand Gulf.--capture of Alexandria, etc. (search)
e vessels, the latter would have endeavored to get close enough to use grape and canister, which might have made quite a difference in the state of affairs. As it was, everything turned out to General Sherman's satisfaction, and returning to Young's Point, he started with his division to join General Grant, crossing the river at Grand Gulf and overtaking the main body of the Army in time to be present during the important events which laid Vicksburg at the mercy of the Federal Army. After Gd to Grand Gulf, where it was found that General Grant had moved his Army towards Vicksburg. The whole squadron then ascended the river to a point two miles below Vicksburg and the admiral again hoisted his flag on board the Black Hawk, at Young's Point, ready to communicate with General Grant the moment his Army should arrive in the rear of the besieged city. In less than a month, the Mississippi squadron had passed through a sharp and exciting campaign, had failed in nothing it had unde
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 29: siege of Vicksburg--continued. (search)
e Confederates through Louisiana. General Price had been moving about some twelve miles from Young's Point among the swamps and bayous, and it was reported that he intended to seize Young's Point witYoung's Point with some ten thousand men and try to provision Vicksburg by the front. There was only a small force of Federal troops at Young's Point and Milliken's Bend at this time, and Price might have gained aYoung's Point and Milliken's Bend at this time, and Price might have gained a partial success, but nothing substantial. One attempt was made on Milliken's Bend, and quite a number of the garrison killed, but the gun-boats Choctaw and Lexington went immediately to the reliequipped and fairly disciplined. General Mower, a very brave officer, had about 8,000 men at Young's Point, and uniting the marine brigade with his troops he marched out to hunt up General Price's arn the whole of our Army was in the rear of Vicksburg, with the exception of a small force at Young's Point under General Mower, and that place was attacked by Major-General Price with 12,000 men, the