r, dodging her shots, that she was soon disabled; having been rammed for the seventh time by the Webb, and now directly in her stern, which was completely stove in. Being in a sinking condition, she was surrendered and immediately run ashore.
Farragut being away on the Gulf coast, the Rebels had now the mastery of the river between Vicksburg and New Orleans — a mastery which they soon lost by a Yankee trick.
A worthless coal that-boat, fitted up, covered, and decorated by Porter, with furnacen sold; but, ere this arrived, the Indianola had been blown to splinters — not even her priceless guns having been saved.
The Webb now escaped up the Red river; leaving our supremacy on the Mississippi once more undisputed and unbroken.
Admiral Farragut, commanding below Vicksburg, having applied to Admiral Porter for iron-clads and rams to operate against certain small but formidable Rebel iron-clads and rams which held possession of Red river, the rams Switzerland, Col. Chas. R. Ellet, an
Batesville, Ark., Marmaduke defeated at, 447.
Baton Rouge, La., occupied by Admiral Farragut, 101; Breckinridge defeated at, 102.
Antietam, Md., 205.
Arkansas Post, 293.
Fair Oaks, Va., battle of, 142 to 147.
Farnsworth, Gen., killed at Gettysburg, 388.
Farragut, Admiral D. G., bombards vicksburg, 578; at Ship Island, 83; at months of the Mississippi, 84-888 to 97.
Fort Smith, Ark., Gen. Thayer leaves, 552.
forts Morgan and Gaines, Mobile bay, Farragut assails, 651; Page and Anderson surrender, 653.
Fort Steedman, Va., Rebel attack on, 728.
Monroe, John T., Mayor of New Orleans, refuses to surrender the city, 95-6; his letters to Admiral Farragut, 95-6; allusion to, 97; 98-9; imprisoned by Gen. Butler, 100.
Montgomery, Col., at Vicks
Port Gibson, Miss., Grant crosses near, 303; battle of, 305.
Port Hudson, La., passed by Farragut, 329; Banks invests, 331; assaults, 333-5; surrendered, 336.
Port Republic, Va., fights near