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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 8 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 2 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
the destruction of the Eastport. The principal detachment, comprising two hundred sharpshooters under Colonel Caudle and Cornay's battery of four pieces, awaited the Federal vessels five miles above the mouth of Cane River. These vessels were threeral on board led the advance, was saluted by the fire of the enemy's battery. It replies to the best of its ability, but Cornay's guns, more rapidly served, are soon dealing death and destruction on the deck of the Cricket, whose hull is pierced at had an engagement with the enemy's sharpshooters below the mouth of Cane River. But the rest of the flotilla, checked by Cornay's fire, could not follow him; the New Champion was sunk, and at nightfall the other vessels remained above the battery in lost each more than half of their crews. The Southerners had only one killed, but it was the commander of the battery. Cornay, says General Taylor, with Mouton, Ormand, and so many other Creoles, proved by his brilliant courage that the military q