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The naval history of the Civil War

Author: David D Porter
Publisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Castle, ©1984.
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Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891.
Naval history of the Civil War.
Secaucus, N.J. : Castle, ©1984
(OCoLC)768250919
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David D Porter
ISBN: 0890095752 9780890095751
OCLC Number: 11393838
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Sherman, 1886.
Includes indexes.
Description: 843 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Organization of the Navy Department. --
Bloackade-Runners, Etc. --
Bombardment and Fall of Fort Sumter. --
Destruction of Norfold Navy Yard --
Closing of Southern Ports. --
Increase of the Navy. --
List of Vessels and Their Stations. --
Purchased Vessels.-Vessels Constructing, etc. --
Death of Ellsworth. --
Capture of Alexandria. --
Operations of the Potomac Flotilla, etc. --
Capture of the Works at Hatteras Inlet. --
Destruction of the Privateer "Judah," etc. --
Naval Expedition Against Port Royal --
The "Trent" Affair. --
Capture of Mason and Slidell, etc. --
Capture of Fernandina and the Coast South of Georgia, etc. --
Operations of Admiral DuPont in the Sounds of South Carolina --
Naval Engagement at Southwest Pass. --
Operations of the Gulf Squadron 1861. --
Attack on Forts McRae and Pickens --
Goldsborough's Expedition to Sounds of North Carolina. --
Capture of Roanoke Island --
Fight Between the "Monitor" and "Merrimac." --
Sinking of the "Congress" and "Cumberland" --
Building a Navy on the Western Waters-Battle of Belmont, etc. --
Capture of Fort Henry, etc. --
Capture of Fort Donelson and Battle of Shiloh --
Operations on the Mississippi River in 1862 --
Bombardment and Capture of Fort Pillow. --
Battle of Memphis, etc. --
Capture of Forts Jackson and St. Philip. --
Farragut Before New Orleans --
Battle of the Forts and Capture of New Orleans. --
Interesting Reports of Commanders of Vessels. --
Mayor of New Orleans, etc. --
A Brave Officer's Mortification --
First Attack on Vicksburg.-Ram "Arkansas." --
Engagement at Port Hudson --
Operations in the Potomac. --
Destruction of Confederate Batteries. --
Losses by Shipwreck, in Battle, etc. --
Destruction of the Ram "Arkansas." --
Capture of Galveston. --
Capture of the "Harriet Lane." --
Sinking of the Hatteras. --
Attack on Baton Rouge. --
Miscellaneous Engagements of the Gun-Boats --
Second Attack on Vicksburg, etc. --
Expedition up the Yazoo. --
Attack on Haines' Bluff, etc. --
Capture of Fort Hindman or Arkansas Post, etc. --
Siege of Vicksburg. --
Combat Between the Federal and Confederate Gun-Boats. --
Yazoo Pass Expedition. --
Engagement with Fort Pemberton --
Expedition Through Steele's Bayou and Deer Creek --
The Fleet Passing Vicksburg. --
Capture of Grand Gulf. --
Attack on Haines Bluff. --
Capture of Alexandria, La., etc. --
Siege of Bicksburg Continued. --
Attack on Vicksburg by Army and Navy. --
Destruction of Confederate Rams. --
Vicksburg Surrenders, etc. --
Expedition to Yazoo City. --
Attack on Helena, Ark. General Morgan's Raid, etc. --
Operations of Farragut's Vessels on the Coast of Texas, etc. --
Navy Department.-Energies Displayed. --
Building of Iron-clads --
Operations of the South Atlantic Squadron, Rear-Admiral DuPont, 1863. --
Attack on Batteries in Charleston Harbor. --
Capture of the Confederate Ram "Atlanta," etc. --
Further Operations of Flag-officer Goldsborough in the Sounds of North Carolina. --
Capture of Fort Macon.-Blowing up of the "Merrimac," etc. --
Operations of the North Atlantic Squadron, 1863. --
Rear-Admiral S. P. Lee. --
Loss of the "Monitor" --
Operations of the South Atlantic Squadron Under Rear-Admiral Dahl-Gren, 1863. --
Operations in Charleston Harbor --
Operations of the East Gulf Squadron to October, 1863. --
Rear-Admiral Bailey Commanding --
Review of the Work Done by the Navy in 1863 --
Miscellaneous Operations, Land and Sea. --
Operations in the Nansemond, Cape Fear, Pamunky, Chucka Tuck and James Rivers. --
Destruction of Blockade-Runners. --
Adventures of Lieutenant Cushing --
Operations at Dutch Gap. --
Maneuvers of Generals Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, and Confederate Armies. --
Engagement with Ram "Albemarle" --
The Red River Expedition under Major-General Banks, Assisted by the Navy under Rear-Admiral D. D. Porter --
Red River Expedition Continued --
Operations of the Mississippi Squadron Under Rear-Admiral Porter after the Red River Expedition --
Battle of Mobile Bay --
Cruise of the Confederate Cruiser " Sumter," and the Havoc She Committed --
Adventures of the "Alabama" and "Florida." --
Engagement Between the "Kearsarge" and "Alabama" --
Operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahl-Gren During the Latter End of 1863 and in 1864 --
Potomac Flotilla. --
Increase of the Navy, and Improvements in Naval Ships During the Year 1864 --
First Attack on Fort Fisher. --
Destruction of the Confederate Ram "Albemarle" --
Second Attack on Fort Fisher, and Other Operations --
Effects of the Fall of Fisher --
Operations about Charleston, 1865. --
Fall of Charleston and Savannah --
Operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the Latter Part of 1864, and in 1865. --
Joint Operations of Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby --
Capture of Richmond. --
Destruction of the Confederate Fleet in James River --
Operations of the Mississippi Squadron in the Latter End of 1864 and in 1865 --
Commerce-Destroyers. --
Their Inception, Remarkable Career and Ending --
The Ram "Stonewall" --Conclusion --
Prizes Adjudicated from the Commencement of the Rebellion to November 1, 1865, with the Names of Vessels or Other Material Captured, and the Names of Vessels Entitled to Share in Distribution of Proceeds.
Responsibility: by David D. Porter ; illustrated from original sketches made by Rear-Admiral Walke and others.

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