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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 36 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 15 1 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 13 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Memphis, capture of (search)
confronted at Chickasaw Bluffs, 80 miles above that city, by a Confederate flotilla under Capt. J. S. Hollins and 3,000 troops under Gen. Jeff. M. Thompson, who occupied a military work on the bluffsr. On April 14, 1862, Foote began a siege of Fort Pillow with his mortar-boats, and soon drove Hollins to the shelter of that work. Pope, whose troops had landed on the Arkansas shore, was unable t H. Davis on account of the painfulness of a wound he had received at Fort Donelson. On May 10 Hollins attacked Davis, but was repulsed, notwithstanding he was aided by the heavy guns of Fort Pillow squadron, commanded by Col. Charles Ellet, Jr., joined Davis's flotilla and prepared to attack Hollins. The Confederates, having just heard of the flight of Beauregard from Corinth, which uncoveredly evacuated Fort Pillow (June 4) and fled down the river in transports to Memphis, followed by Hollins's flotilla. On June 6 the National flotilla won a victory over the Confederate squadron in fro
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Southwest pass, engagement at (search)
ass of the Mississippi River, composed of the steamer Richmond, sloops-of-war Vincennes and Preble, and steam-tender Water-witch, commanded by Capt. J. Pope. J. S. Hollins, formerly of the United States navy, was there in command of the Manassas, a Confederate ram. About 4 A. M. on Oct. 12, this ram appeared suddenly close to theily, the match intended to explode her magazine went out, and her crew returned to her. the Richmond and Vincennes had grounded, and for a while were bombarded by Hollins. He also sent down fire-rafts to burn them, but did not succeed. Hollins was soon driven up the river. The only damage he had done to the squadron was to slighmond and Vincennes had grounded, and for a while were bombarded by Hollins. He also sent down fire-rafts to burn them, but did not succeed. Hollins was soon driven up the river. The only damage he had done to the squadron was to slightly injure a coaling-schooner, sink a large boat, and pierce a hole in the side of the Richmond.