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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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Breaking the blockade. --Instead of cooking to England and France to break the blockade, it strikes us we ought long ago to have taken measures to break it ourselves. It is not yet too late. On the contrary, if we do for desire our ports to be eternally closed, we must go to work at once and build ships of Mr. Capt. Hollins has shown what we can o. If, with all the materials for ship-building, we cannot build ships ourselves, we can at least purchase suitable vessels abroad, or have them constructed in a few months and ady for service. A half dozen iron-plated gates would soon open our harbors to the commerce of the world. We know no expenditure which would pay as well. The subject is one of vast importance. I want the ports opened by spring, we must be to work in the interval and build a navy. is shameful that we should permit a fleet of privateers — for the blockading squadrons are mostly composed of merchant vessels — to isolate us thus from the rest of the wo
The late naval Exploit.Additional Particulars. New Orleans, Oct. 14. --The expedition under Commander Hollins consisted of the Manassas, the iron-clad marine battering ram, with one -pounder Dahlgren gun; the steamer Calhoun, (the flag-ship,) with one 4-pounder and two 18-pounder Dahlgren guns; the steamer Ivey, with one eight-inch 32-pounder, rifled; the steamer Jackson, with two eight-inch columbiads; the steamer McRae, with a 64-pounder mounted on a pivot four eight-inch columbiads, and a 24-pounder, rifled; the steamer Tuscarora, with one eight-inch columbiad, and a 32-pounder, rifled; and the cutter Pickens, with an eight-inch columbiad and four 24-pound carronades. The blockaders had the Richmond, Vincennes, Preble, Water Witch, and the schooner Joseph H. Toone--in all 53 guns. On Friday night last our fleet started from Fort Jackson, the Manassas leading the way. The night was intensely dark, and the Manassas ran into a vessel, striking her near the b