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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 17 5 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 10 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 24, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 4 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 2 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 7, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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f Bologne, but was repulsed with severe loss. In 1809, the English fitted out an immense naval expedition to seize upon the French defences of the Scheldt. Flushing, at the month of the river, was but ill secured, and Antwerp, sixty or seventy miles further up, was entirely defenceless at the time when the British arrived at Flushing. The British attacking force consisted of thirty-seven ships of the line, twenty-three sloops of war, twenty-eight gun, mortar and bomb vessels, thirty-six smaller vessels, eighty-two gun-boats, innumerable transports, with over forty thousand troops and an immense artillery train, making in all, says the English historian, "an hundred thousand combatants. " Yet the feeble defences at Flushing resisted successfully a fire from the fleet, compared with which French officers, who had been at Austerlitz and Jena, declared that the cannonade at those battles was a mere jeud'enfans, and were only reduced by the land forces after a siege of eighteen d