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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 318 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 238 0 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 II. 129 1 Browse Search
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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 72 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 61 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 57 5 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 54 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 18: capture of forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the surrender of New Orleans. (search)
g Squadron. The original and best plan of Farragut was that the heavier vessels of the squadron ickon, 0 Hartford, Centre Division. Flag-Officer Farragut. 0 Brooklyn, 0 Richmond, 0 Sckept on steadily in the Cayuga and ran the Farragut's fleet proceeding up the Mississippi River pwith the gun-boats and Fort St. Philip. As Farragut engaged Fort St. Philip at close quarters,theive the men back from the guns. Seeing this, Farragut called out, Don't flinch from that fire, boyshinery in a defective condition. Meanwhile Farragut had passed on up the river, leaving one or twants of the Confederate Navy at the place, as Farragut had passed up the river with little loss, andkes of the fleet above. In any case, whether Farragut had succeeded or failed in his operations abo. The prisoners were sent up river to Flag-officer Farragut for his disposition, but though afterwne on smiling faces, even among the wounded. Farragut received the congratulations of his officers,[7 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
ary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. Flag-officer Farragut's detailed report of the battles of thont of the city, bearing a demand from Flag officer Farragut for the unconditional surrender of the, and one or two changes of programme, Flag-officer Farragut formed the ships into two columns, lin Phillips Lee, Commanding. Flag-officer D. G Farragut, U. S. N., Commanding Western Blockading Squarrived that morning. I was ordered by Flag-officer Farragut to proceed to Southwest Pass. which Ieldom fired at. On the 23d, I urged Flag-officer Farragut to commence the attack with the ships portunity occurring to send it through Flag-officer Farragut, without loss of time. The officers ln the United States Navy. By order of Flag-officer Farragut I send them home in the Rhode Island, r able assistance with the flotilla is Flag-officer Farragut much indebted for the successful resulrendered to the fleet under command of Flag-officer Farragut, United States Navy, and to the mortar[16 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
r's mortification.--history set right. Admiral Farragut says in a communication made in April, 18entic form. there was no braver officer in Farragut's fleet than Captain Theodorus Bailey, who letime Secretary Welles was employed in reading Farragut's report. It was not a long one, but did nott him at once detected the difference between Farragut's report and Bailey's recital of the passage tter set right, that he consented to draw Admiral Farragut's attention to the subject. Farragut hwever, as convinced by Bailey of his mistake, Farragut rectified it, and placed the (then) Rear-Admi most concerns. Rear-Admiral Bailey to Admiral Farragut. Washington, D. C., April 1, 1869. o Admiral D. G. Farragut, U. S. Navy. Admiral Farragut's reply. New York, April 3, 1869. . Farragut, U. S. Navy. Correction by Admiral Farragut. New York, May 19, 1869. My dearepartment. The object of my addressing Admiral Farragut is now gained by the admission on his par[14 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., 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. (search)
ry respectfully, your obedient servant, D. G. Farragut, Commanding Western Gulf Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. Flag-officer Farragut's report of the action of June 28, 1862, at Vicksburg. United States Flag-Ship Hartford, above Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 2, 1862. Sir — In obedctfully, your obedient servant, John Decamp, Commanding. Flag-officer D. G. Farragut, U. S. N. Commanding Western Gulf Squadron, near Vicksburg, Miss. Flag-officer Farragut's report of affairs above Vicksburg, July 6, 1862. United States Flag-Ship, Hartford, above Vicksburg, July 6, 1862. Sir — I have to inform you th of the river, but its accomplishment will be certain in a few weeks. Allow me to congratulate you on your great success. H. W. Halleck, Major General. Flag-officer Farragut, Commanding United States flotilla in the Mississippi. Commander D. D. Porter's report of the operations of the mortar fleet at Vicksburg. United
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., 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. (search)
pi. casualties. the effect of the return of Farragut's fleet before Vicksburg. capture of Baton Rcould sleep comfortably while she was about. Farragut could now go to the Gulf and arrange for blocber 6th, Commander Renshaw reported to Rear-Admiral Farragut that with the above named vessels he h In January, 1863, another disaster befell Farragut's fleet. As soon as he heard of the capture or to and during the passage of the fleet. Farragut seldom undertook to make a passage by a fort works, and the mortar boats were in position, Farragut made his final preparations and at about 11 Pw Port Hudson. The effect of the return of Farragut's squadron from before Vicksburg was bad for e being doubtless stimulated by the fact that Farragut and his officers did not seem disposed to molksburg at first mildly then defiantly treated Farragut's demand for the surrender of the city, and tthey fired upon the transport St. Charles. Farragut, in consequence of these wanton and useless a[22 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
gton to Chart showing the fleet, under Admiral Farragut, passing Fort Morgan, and the position of fact that he had only wooden ships at first, Farragut was wise to delay his attack until the arrivasiderably damaged by the bombardment. When Farragut had forced his way into the Bay of Mobile, anen so near completion since the war began. Farragut knew Buchanan well, and was aware that in poi New Orleans. When the latter should arrive, Farragut would be quite ready to commence operations aal Banks left crossing the Atchafalaya River, Farragut communicated with him and requested that two hip was, in fact, the middle of the line, but Farragut would only yield so far as to have one ship ie fight their vessels to more effect than did Farragut and his officers on this occasion. The battldisplay of bravery, as the end proved. Admiral Farragut reported that after the assembling of the. As soon as Fort Morgan had surrendered, Farragut ordered the channel raked for torpedoes. T[45 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
the defences of Cape Fear River, and, being encouraged by General Grant to expect assistance, the Navy Department began to assemble at Hampton Roads a proper force of vessels for the occasion. The command of the squadron was tendered to Rear-Admiral Farragut, and on the 5th of September, 1864, Mr. Secretary Welles, in a letter to that officer, says: Lieutenant-General Grant has recently given the subject his attention, and thinks an army force can be spared and moved by the first day of O from the West Blockading Squadron without impeding its efficiency; and when you leave, turn over the command of the squadron to the officer next in rank to yourself until the pleasure of the Department is known. Owing to failing health, Admiral Farragut declined accepting this command, and on the 22d of September the Secretary of the Navy wrote to Rear-Admiral Porter as follows: Sir--Rear-Admiral D. G. Farragut was assigned to the command of the North Atlantic squadron on the 5th inst