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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
deral commodore determined to take along with him seven of his best ships. The Benton, which carried his flag, the La Fayette, lashed to a small steamer called the G vessel following the one preceding her at a distance of about fifty yards. The Benton has already passed the first batteries when, at a quarter-past eleven, the enemginning to fall over the houses spread out in terraces through the city. The Benton passes at a distance of forty-five yards from the quay, and fires her broadside Mound City, and the Carondelet, to attack the lower batteries, whilst with the Benton, the Tuscumbia, and the La Fayette he opened fire upon the upper works. The veght, and at seven o'clock in the morning Porter came with the iron-clads The Benton, Mound City, Carondelet, and Tuscumbia.—Ed. that were lying below Vicksburg to s of Smith and Carr have been held in reserve. Their commanders, Burbridge and Benton, lead them to the relief of their comrades: they are decimated in their turn wh
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 6 (search)
rant. Thirteenth army corps, Major-general McClernand. 9th division, Brig.-gen. Osterhaus. Brigade, Garrard. 9th division, Brig.-gen. Osterhaus. Brigade, Sheldon. 10th division, Brig.-gen. A. J. Smith. Brigade, Burbridge. 10th division, Brig.-gen. A. J. Smith. Brigade, Landram. 12th division, Brig.-gen. Hovey. Brigade, McGinnis. 12th division, Brig.-gen. Hovey. Brigade, Slack. 13th division, Brig.-gen. Carr. Brigade, Lawler. 13th division, Brig.-gen. Carr. Brigade, Benton. Fifteenth army corps, Major-general W. T. Sherman. 5th division, Brig.-gen. Blair. Brigade, Giles A. Smith. 5th division, Brig.-gen. Blair. Brigade, T. Kilby Smith. 5th division, Brig.-gen. Blair. Brigade, Ewing. 8th division, Brig.-gen. Tuttle. Brigade, Mower. 8th division, Brig.-gen. Tuttle. Brigade, Buckland. 8th division, Brig.-gen. Tuttle. Brigade, John E. Smith. 11th division, Brig.-gen. Steele. Brigade, Woods. 11th division, Brig.-gen. Steele. Brigade, Mant
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
. 1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery A. Ohio Light Artillery, 2d Battery. Ohio Light Artillery, 16th Battery. Fourteenth division. Brigadier-general Eugene A. Carr. Escort. 3d Illinois Cavalry, Co. G. First brigade. Brig.-gen. William P. Benton. 33d Illinois. 99th Illinois. 8th Indiana. 18th Indiana. 1st United States. Artillery. Indiana Lt. Art., 1st Battery. Iowa Light Art., 1st Battery. Temporarily detached from 1st Division, 15th Corps. Second brigade. ry A. Ohio Light Artillery, 2d Battery. Ohio Light Artillery, 16th Battery. Fourteenth division. Brigadier-general Eugene A. Carr. Escort. 3d Illinois Cavalry, Co. G. First brigade. Colonel Henry D. Washburn. Succeeded Brig.-gen. W. P. Benton (on sick leave), May 31, and was in turn relieved by Colonel David Shunk, June 27. 33d Illinois. 99th Illinois. 8th Indiana. 18th Indiana. 1st United States. Second brigade. Brig.-gen. Michael K. Lawler. 21st Iowa. 22d Iowa