Browsing named entities in a specific section of 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).
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en, who behaved with the greatest gallantry, had his head blown off. After an hour and a half the Confederates withdrew from the unequal contest, with a loss of over four hundred dead and wounded.
The Osage was sent to Mobile Bay in the spring of 1865 and was there sunk by a submarine torpedo on March 29th.
A veteran of the rivers — the Pittsburg
The Pittsburg was one of the seven ironclads that Eads completed in a hundred days. She first went into action at Fort Donelson, where she wasthat was not to be the end of the gallant ironclad.
After the occupation of Vicksburg, she was raised and found to be not so badly damaged as had been supposed.
The next year she was on duty in the Mississippi between Fort Adams and Natchez.
In 1865 she was sent by Admiral Lee to take part in the final naval operations that led to the fall of Mobile.
Monarchs of the flotilla
Below appears the Federal ironclad Benton.
As James B. Eads went on constructing gunboats for the Mississip