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Chapter 2 : bombardment and fall of Fort Sumter .--destruction of the Norfolk Navy Yard by the Federal officers.
Chapter 3 : closing of Southern ports.--increase of the Navy .--list of vessels and their stations.--purchased vessels.--vessels constructing, etc.
Chapter 5 : capture of the works at Hatteras Inlet by Flag officer Stringham .--destruction of the privateer Judah .
Chapter 10 : naval engagement at South-West pass.--the Gulf blockading squadron in November , 1861 .
Chapter 21 : capture of New Orleans.-- first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut 's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg .-- ram Arkansas .
Chapter 22 : operations in the Potomac .--destruction of Confederate batteries .--losses by shipwreck, in battle, etc.
Chapter 23 : destruction of the ram Arkansas .--capture of Galveston .--capture of the Harriet Lane .--sinking of the Hatteras .--attack on Baton Rouge .--Miscellaneous engagements of the gun-boats.
Chapter 28 : passage of the fleet by Vicksburg and capture of Grand Gulf .--capture of Alexandria , etc.
Chapter 36 : operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahlgren , 1863 .--operations in Charleston harbor , etc.
Chapter 39 : Miscellaneous operations, land and sea.--operations in the Nansemond , Cape Fear , Pamunky , Chucka Tuck and James Rivers .--destruction of blockade-runners.--adventures of Lieutenant Cushing , etc.
Chapter 41 : the Red River expedition, under Major-General N. P. Banks , assisted by the Navy under Rear-Admiral David D. Porter .
Chapter 43 : operations of the Mississippi squadron , under Admiral Porter , after the Red River expedition.
Chapter 47 : operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron , under Rear-admiral Dahlgren , during latter end of 1863 and in 1864 .
Chapter 51 : effects of the fall of Fort Fisher , and criticisms on General Badeau 's military history of General Grant .
Chapter 53 : operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864 , and in 1865 .--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby .
Chapter 54 : capture of Richmond .--the destruction of the Confederate fleet in the James River , etc.
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