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James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 5: (search)
he side-wheel steamer Harriet Lane, Commander Wainwright, and the gunboat Owasco, Lieutenant-Commander Wilson. The squadron, though small, was a formidable one to send against Galveston, which was imperfectly protected. All the vessels carried for their size heavy batteries. The general statement gives so imperfect an idea of the powerful armament of Renshaw's squadron, and especially of the ferry-boats, that it may be worth while to mention the guns in detail. They were as follows: Westfield—One 100-pounder rifle, four Viii-inch shell guns (56 cwt.), one Ix-inch. Clifton-two Ix-inch, four heavy 32-pounders (57 cwt.), one 30-pounder. Harriet Lane—three Ix-inch, two 24-pound howitzers. Owasco—one Xi-inch, one 20-pounder Parrott, one 24-pound howitzer. No fighting took place, however. Several days were spent in negotiations, and a truce was granted by Renshaw, under a verbal stipulation that the force on shore should not be increased. The Confederates took advantage of <
mand of naval defences of Virginia, 76; sinks Merrimac. 78 Texas, blockade and coast of, 46 Torpedoes, invention and early history of, 3 et seq. Tredegar Iron Works, 22, 54 Trent, the, 177 et seq. Tuscaloosa, the, 199 et seq. Union, the, blockades Savannah, 85 Vanderbilt, the, 77, 203 et seq. Vincennes, the, 128, 130 et seq. Wachusett, the, captures the Florida, 188, 202 Ward, Commodore, Jas. H., 85 et seq.; killed, 88 Water Witch, the, 122, 128 et seq. Weehawken, the, captures the Atlanta, 117 et seq. Westfield, the, 143, 144 (note); 146 et seq.; destroyed, 150 Wilkes, Captain, 140; seizes Mason and Slidell, 177 et seq. Wilkes, Captain, Chas., commands flying squadron, 201; relieved of command, 203 et seq. Wilmington, 85, 87 et seq.; harbor of, 91, 92 et seq. Winslow, Lieutenant, Francis, 128 et seq., 135 Worden, Lieutenant John L., commands Monitor, 56, 67 et seq.; wounded, 71, 75 (note); commands Montauk, 216 Wyalusing, the, 99