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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 40 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 30 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 28 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 28 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 24 0 Browse Search
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) 22 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 16 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 10 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 10 0 Browse Search
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d next morning the Federal fleet was seen coming up. The Arkansas was moored head downstream and cleared for action. The Essex approached and opened fire; at that moment the engineers reported the engines able to work half a day. The lines were cut, and the Arkansas started for the Essex, when the other—the larboard—engine suddenly stopped, and the vessel was again secured to the shore stern-down. The Essex now valiantly approached, pouring a hot fire into her disabled antagonist. LieutenanEssex now valiantly approached, pouring a hot fire into her disabled antagonist. Lieutenant Stevens, then commanding the Arkansas, ordered the crew ashore, fired the vessel, and, with her flag flying, turned her adrift—a sacrificial offering to the cause she had served so valiantly in her brief but brilliant career. Lieutenant Reed, of o the cause she had served so valiantly in her brief but brilliant career. Lieutenant Reed, of the ram Arkansas, in his published account of the affair, states, After all hands were ashore, the Essex fired upon the disabled vessel most furiou
134. Campaign in Shenandoah Valley, 445-55. Account of burning of Chambersburg, 447-49. Description of Gen. Hunter's retreat down the Shenandoah, 601. Eastport (gunboat), 20. Echols, General, 447. Edith (ship), 222. Egan, Michael, 201. Ellerbe, Mrs., 601. Elliott, Colonel Stephen, Jr., 171. Elkhorn, Battle of, 39. Tavern, 40. Elzey, General, 93. Emancipation, growth of propaganda, 151-157. Preliminary proclamation, 157. Permanent proclamation, 158; result, 161-62. Essex (gunboat), 23, 205. Eureka (gunboat), 186. European attitude toward Confederate states, 312-22. Evans, General, 133, 272, 273, 449, 450, 454. Ewell, General, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 116, 117, 126, 127, 131,133, 134,262, 266, 268, 271, 272, 281,366, 367, 370, 371,372, 373, 375, 378, 433, 434, 435, 437, 438, 439, 550, 552, 562, 563, 564, 573. Burning of tobacco in Richmond, 565-66. F Farragut, Commodore, 173, 180, 187, 333. Action concerning New Orleans, 194-95.