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de, advanced along the west bank of the river, and Com. Foote, with his gunboats, moved slowly up and attacked the fort from the water.
Com. Foote formed his vessels in two lines: the iron-clads Cincinnati (flag-ship), Essex, Carondelet, and St. Louis, in front, while the old wooden Conestoga, Tyler, and Lexington, formed a second line some distance astern, and out of the range of the enemy's fire, throwing shell over the iron-clads into and about the fort.
Thus advancing slowly and firing field and the dead; but the losses were fairly equalized, while the Rebels had the spoil of our camps — though they could carry off but little of it — and the prisoners.
Maj. Gen. Halleck, commanding the Department of the Mississippi, left St. Louis directly after receiving news of the Shiloh battles,
April 19, 1862. and reached Pittsburg Landing by steamboat two or three days thereafter.
Meantime, and for weeks following, no attempt was made against the Rebel army at Corinth; and, tho