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.
Francis Trevelyan Miller, Ed.
The most daring feat — passing the forts at New Orleans
The “Portsmouth” : this gallant old sailing sloop played her part in Farragut S passage of the New Orleans forts by broadsides enfilading the Confederate water battery, protecting the approach of Porter's mortar schooners
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