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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 21: capture of New Orleans.--first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg.--ram Arkansas. (search)
stern Gulf Blockading Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. Official list of killed and wounded in the affair of June 28, at Vicksburg. Flag-Ship Hartford, above Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 28, 1862. Sir — I have the honor to report the following list of killed and wounded in that portion of the fleet which passed above Vicksburg in the engagement of this morning, viz: Killed--15. Flag-ship Hartford.--Edward E. Jennings, seaman, from Massachusetts. Richmond.--George Allstrum, ordinary seaman; Thomas Flarity, seaman. Oneida.--Stephen H. Randall, seaman. Pinola.--William H. Thomas, quarter-gunner; Thomas Graham, landsman. Sciota,--Augustine Ellsworth, ordinary seaman. Mortar flotilla.--6 scalded, 1 killed, 1 drowned. Wounded-30. Flag-ship Hartford.--Charles Allen, seaman, slightly; Alexander Capron, landsman, slightly; Lawrence Fay, boy, slightly; Patrick Roach, coalheaver, head; Philip Roberts, seaman, severely
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
e then no troops in that region, only a few officers and a gang of negroes working at Fort De Russy. The people all along the river were glad to see the Union flag, and when the Navy reached Alexandria it was as quiet as a country village in Massachusetts. General Banks claims in his report that, after the fall of Vicksburg and Port Hudson, his whole aim was the capture of Mobile, which was of more importance to the Union than the capture of a dozen Shreveports. He claims to have been oppoays scrupulously neat, though rather theatrical in his style of gloves and boots. With a better surrounding he would have had more success as a general. He had not much force of character, and lacked nerve in time of danger. As Governor of Massachusetts and Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, no one has ever questioned his ability; yet, strange to say, Banks always preferred to be considered a soldier rather than a statesman. He never had sufficient military force to prop
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 45: the cruise of the Sumter and the havoc she committed. (search)
inally reached their destination. On arriving off the harbor of Cienfuegos two more sail were descried from the Sumter, standing off the land. Two more American brigantines were captured — the Ben Dunning of Maine, and the Albert Adams of Massachusetts. They had left the port of Cienfuegos three hours before, and their cargoes of sugar were documented as Spanish property. Prize-crews were thrown on board, and the prize-masters directed to stand in for Cienfuegos light-house and lay — to uonfederate steamer and joined the others off Cienfuegos. When the sea-breeze set in, Semmes stood into the harbor, followed by his six prizes, much to the astonishment of those who had seen the West Wind of Rhode Island, the Louisa Killum of Massachusetts, and the Naiad of New York, sail but a few hours before on their legitimate business. Semmes was treated at Cienfuegos with all due courtesy, and hobnobbed with the Captain of the Port, who had at first fired upon him with musketry, not kn
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
iew. 16,262 38 2,227 95 14,034 43 do Nov. 5, 1863 R. R. Cuyler, New London, Massachusetts. Schooner Agnes H. Ward 19,675 28 2,771 26 16,904 02 do Feb. 11, 1863 Noer Advocate 600 00 240 85 359 15 do July 21, 1863 New London, R. R. Cuyler, Massachusetts. Steamer Anna 18,423 82 3,139 28 15,282 44 do July 21, 1863 New London, R. R. Cuyler, Massachusetts. Schooner Annie Dees 16,637 09 2,027 89 14,609 20 do Dec. 8, 1863 Seneca, G. W. Blunt, Canandaigua, Flag, Mem phis, Powhatan, Housaton Caledonia 13,353 00 1,149 28 11,903 72 Boston Nov. 4, 1864 Keystone State, Massachusetts. Steamer Calhoun     28,536 95 Philadelphia Feb. 29, 1864 Samuel Rotan, elight 600 00 251 65 348 25 New York July 21, 1863 New London, R. R Cuyler, Massachusetts. Brig Delta 11,628 00 6,931 18 4,696 82 do Nov. 25, 1863 Santee. Scho Schooner Gipsy. 9,162 97 1,397 23 7,765 74 do Aug. 20, 1863 New London, Massachusetts. Schooner Granite City 68,829 81 4 253 44 64,576 37 do Nov. 20, 1863 Tio