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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion Volume 25 (Paperback) Loot Price: R994
Discovery Miles 9 940
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion Volume 25 (Paperback): United States Naval War...

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion Volume 25 (Paperback)

United States Naval War Office

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 Excerpt: ...to be an excellent vessel, and will make one of our most useful gunboats. Lieutenant-Commander Walker captured a small side-wheel steamer in the capture of Yazoo City called the St. Mary, quite a strong little vessel and the property of the rebel Government, at one time being armed. I was so hard pushed for vessels that I have kept her in public employment, and have sent for her to come here for adjudication. Being a Government vessel there will be no necessity of placing her in the hands of the court, and if the appraisement does not amount to over $8,000, I request permission to retain her in the service for a light draft, and call her the Yazoo. She is a good and fast vessel, and wants but little alteration. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, David D. Porter, Rear-Admiral, Commanding Mississippi Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of Navy, Washington. Endorsements. Call the Yazoo St. 3Iary Alexandria. See if any others are duplicates. Note and send to Bureau Construction. Have written for a complete list of vessels in Mississippi Squadron, with tonnage, guns, means of propulsion, etc. J. L. Report of Lieutenant-Commander Greer, TJ. S. Navy, regarding seizure of goods at Bruinsburg, Miss. U. S. S. Benton, Off Natchez, September 19,1863. Sir: I have the honor to inform you that on September 13 the commanding officer of the Argosy, having received information that the rebels were crossing things at Bruinsburg, and that they had a picket station there, ran into the landing, and discovered some persons in the act of crossing. They escaped, leaving a buggy and horse, two mules, and a mail for the country west of the Mississippi. Receiving information that some goods had been carried over the river, Captain Morong went over and found secre...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: United States Naval War Office
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 384
ISBN-13: 978-1-232-21889-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-232-21889-8
Barcode: 9781232218890

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