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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 21 3 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 19 3 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 11 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 9 3 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 8 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 6 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 5 5 Browse Search
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ccupied by the enemy. In the morning the fleet continued down toward Island No.10. The island is situated in that bend of the river which touches the border of Tennessee, a few miles further up the river than New Madrid, although nearly southeast of that point. In the latter part of February a large force of the enemy under Major General Pope left Commerce, Missouri, and moved south about fifty miles to New Madrid, with the object of capturing that place. Aided by the gunboats of Commander Hollins, our small force repulsed the assaults of the enemy three times, but such was the disparity of numbers that it soon became manifest that our forces could not successfully hold the position, and it was evacuated on the night of March 13th. Its defenses consisted of two earthworks, in which about twenty guns were mounted. These were spiked and rendered unfit for use. The bombardment of Island No.10, above described, commenced on March 15th, and was continued night and day. Up to Ap
d not be able to cross it. Such proved to be the fact, and the vessels of that class had to be lightened to enable them to enter the river. In that condition of affairs, an inferior fleet might have engaged them with a prospect of success. Captain Hollins, who was in command of the squadron at New Orleans, and who had on a former occasion shown his fitness for such service, had been sent with the greater part of his fleet up the river to join the defense there being made. Two powerful vesserleans. Under the supposition entertained by the generals nearest to the operations, the greatest danger to New Orleans was from above, not from below, the city; therefore, most of the troops had been sent from the city to Tennessee, and Captain Hollins, with the greater part of the river fleet, had gone up to check the descent of the enemy's gunboats. Batteries like those immediately below the city had been constructed where the interior line touched the river above, and armed to resist
on battle of Sharpsburg, Pa., 286. Wounded, 303. Death, 556. Benjamin H., extracts from letter concerning defense of Atlanta, 472-74. General D. H., 76, 77, 79, 103, 104, 105, 111, 114, 115, 116, 117, 126, 127, 131, 264, 270, 277, 278, 279, 281, 282, 283, 285,294, 296, 359, 360, 534. Hindman, General, 21, 26, 30, 36, 361. Hitchcock, General E. A., 506, 508. Hoke, General, 297, 441, 540, 549. Holcombe, —, member of Confederate peace commission, 517. Holden, W. W., 624, 625. Hollins, Captain, 29, 61, 177-78, 187. Holmes, General, 122-23, 124, 133. Holt, Joseph, 418, 420. Hood, General J. B., 79, 99, 102, 131, 270, 272, 273, 281-82, 296, 309, 359,360, 361, 372, 466, 468, 473, 475, 478, 480, 481,482, 534, 551. Account of battle of Sharpsburg, Pa., 284-85. Appointment to succeed Gen. J. E. Johnston, 472. Evacuation of Atlanta, 476. Campaign into Tennessee, 482-83, 485-91. Hooker, General, Joseph, 79, 284, 285, 286, 300, 303, 306, 307, 308, 309, 364, 365, 366, 367, 370