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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 22 0 Browse Search
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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)
Little Gibraltar. The principal work called Bald Head, was on a bold bluff promontory at a bend ins. The lower forts were half a mile below Bald Head, and were connected with the latter by intren the troops arrived at the point abreast of Bald Head, and the soldiers on the transports were reabatteries had been signalled to double up on Bald Head, the Lafayette to resume her old position, ar all the vessels concentrated their fire on Bald Head, there was less resistance, although the Cone gun-boats maintained their position around Bald Head, occasionally firing a shell to keep the enetages; the current around the pro montory of Bald Head ran with great rapidity, and it was as much se. Colonel Wade, the commanding officer at Bald Head, was killed; his chief-of-staff also, and eloops evacuated all the works. The fort at Bald Head, on Point of Rocks, was left intact, and a tt holding out so determinedly as this one at Bald Head. The destruction wrought inside the work wa[1 more...]