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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 255 53 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 178 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 96 96 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 81 27 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 66 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 60 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 47 3 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 44 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 36 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 34 0 Browse Search
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On February 6th, Foote formed his vessels into two lines, the ironclads — the Cincinnati, the Carondelet, the Essex, and the St. Louis — forming a front rank. Slowlyederacy, and won a victory before the arrival of the army. This gunboat, the Cincinnati, was one of the seven flat-bottom ironclads built by Captain Eads at Carondelnaval commander at once began the bombardment with a well-aimed shot from the Cincinnati. The eleven heavy guns of the Fort responded in chorus, and an iron rain began to fall with telling effect upon the Cincinnati, the Essex, the Carondelet, and the St. Louis, which were steaming forward half a mile in advance of the rear division of the squadron. At a range of 1,700 yards the Cincinnati opened the engagement. After a little over an hour of heavy firing the colors on Fort Henry were lowereher into action. A side-wheel river steamer originally, she was purchased at Cincinnati by Commander John Rodgers in the spring of 1861 and speedily converted into a
wly-made channel. Above the fortified island lay the Eads fleet, as it should be called (for the patriotic engineer still owned it in part), restless, eager for a fight. There were the Benton, the flag-ship, the Carondelet, the St. Louis, the Cincinnati, the Pittsburgh, the Mound City, and eleven mortar-boats. But these vessels could do something: they could shoot, and they did on March 17th. On that day they trained their guns on the island; for nine long hours the boom of cannon was continga the Cairo engaged three forts, capturing the town. On May 10th the Cairo, still commanded by Lieutenant Bryant, participated in the action at Fort Pillow and the river combat with the Confederate River defense fleet. While being rammed the Cincinnati was so injured that she sank. The Mound City also was injured and three of the Confederate vessels were disabled. Once more the Cairo, on June 6th, with four other ironclad gunboats and two of the Ellet rams, engaged the Confederate flotilla
ing Captain Davis in charge of the Federal flotilla, the Cincinnati towed mortar No. 16 down to the usual position for shellsuddenly and unexpectedly appeared bearing down upon the Cincinnati. The latter quickly slipped her moorings, and opened herice and the Sumter continued the attack. One struck the Cincinnati again, but the other received a shot through her boilersnton, and this ended her part of the fight. The wounded Cincinnati was helped to the shore and sunk. The other Federal iroe-wheel steam ram, the General Bragg, which made for the Cincinnati. The latter opened fire, but the shots could not drive tntagonist off. Presently the onrushing vessel struck the Cincinnati on the starboard side and penetrated the shell-room, ren. Meanwhile the Carondelet had come to the rescue of the Cincinnati, firing as fast as she could load. At last the Sumter wrious projects and commissioned to equip several rams at Cincinnati. The project was regarded as a perilous one. Had it no
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Engagements of the Civil War with losses on both sides December, 1860-August, 1862 (search)
d, 100 wounded. July 15, 1862: near Vicksburg, Miss. Union, Gunboats Carondelet, Queen of the West, Tyler, and Essex. Confed., Ram Arkansas. Losses: Union 13 killed, 36 wounded. Confed. 5 killed, 9 wounded. July 15, 1862: Fayetteville, Ark. Union, detachments of 2d Wis., 3d Mo., 10th Ill., and Davidson's Battery. Confed., Gen. Rains' command. Losses: Confed. 150 captured. July 17, 1862: Cynthiana, Ky. Union, 18th Ky., 7th Ky. Cav., Cynthiana, Newport, Cincinnati, and Bracken Co. Home Guards (Morgan's Raid). Confed., Morgan's Cav. Losses: Union 17 killed, 34 wounded. Confed. 8 killed, 29 wounded. July 18, 1862: Memphis, Mo. Union, 2d Mo., 11th Mo. Cav. Opponents, Porter's independent forces. Losses: Union 83 killed and wounded. Porter's loss, 23 killed. July 21, 1862: Hartsville road, near Gallatin, Tenn. Union, detachments 2d Ind., 4th, 5th Ky., 7th Pa. Cav. Confed., Morgan's Cav. Losses: Union 30 killed,