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USS Indianola, an ironclad river gunboat propelled by both side wheels and screw propellers, was built in Cincinnati, Ohio by Joseph Brown.
She had 3-inch (76 mm) iron armor plate and an over 3-foot ( m)-thick wooden hull. The danger that Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, whose troops had reached Covington, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River, would capture Cincinnati, prompted Speed: 9 knots (17 km/h; 10 mph).
[CIVIL WAR MEMOIRS]. BRENT, JOSEPH LANCASTER. Indianola. book The Lugo Case - Capture of the Ironclad “Indianola”. New Orleans: Search & Pfaff, First Edition. Paperbound in the publisher’s orignal printed covers. Very good clean copy. Two books bound by the publisher in one volume, each with a separate title page.
It is the two books bound by the publisher Lugo Case 69 pages and Seller Rating: % positive. Mobilization Fortifications, The Lugo Case and Capture of the Ironclad Indianola (Three Volumes In Capture of the ironclad [Joseph L.
Brent] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rev. John William Jones, Secretary of the Southern Historical Society: Sir—The last September number of the Southern Magazine contained an article in relation to the capture of the Federal ironclad article, in the absence of other information, draws its narrative principally from letters published in the Northern press during the war.
Has anyone got access to the book "The Lugo case: Capture of the ironclad Indianola" written by Joseph Lancaster Brent. I would love to have a copy of the Indianola section. Mark F. Jenkins.
Hardcover. First edition. Small octavo. 69; 84pp. Bound in red half morocco and marbled papercovered boards, with front wrap bound in. Front joint splitting near the top, small chip at the crown, about very good.
Presentation inscriptions from Mrs. Joseph Brent on front wrap and titlepage. Two volumes bound together by the publisher. Two accounts by a lawyer-turned-Confederate General, the. USS Indianola: Union Ironclad in the American Civil War Using their superior speed and maneuverability, the two wooden Confederate rams darted from one side of the river to the other, using the serpentine curves of the Mississippi to stay out of the line of fire of the Union ironclad immediately ahead of : Historynet Staff.
Detachments of the battery and two guns participated in the expedition aboard the cottonclad steamer Dr. Beatty against the enemy ironclad Indianola, which resulted in the capture of the vessel near Natchez, Mississippi, on Capture of the ironclad Ironclad is solid history written in riveting, heart-pounding prose.
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Kevin F. McMurray, author, Deep Descent and Dark Descent/5(17). Capture of the Gunboat Indianola by the Rebels. I regret to inform you that the Indianola has also fallen into the hands of the enemy.
Arrivals from below to-day confirm the report of the. The second part of this work, separately paginated, tells the story of the February capture of the Union ironclad Indianola, near Grand Gulf, Mississippi. Gen. Richard Taylor had placed Brent in charge of two gunboats, Queen of the West and the Webb, even though Brent had no experience with naval affairs.
JOSEPH L. BRENT PAPERS Mss., LSU Libraries Special Collections 5 SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The collection consists primarily of correspondence and writings dating from Most. Title The United States gunboat INDIANOLA (Ironclad) running the blockade at Vicksburg [Feb.
13, ] Created / Published Brown designed and built three ironclad river gunboats built for the Navy, Tuscumbia, Chillicothe, and Indianola, each of which has its own a chapter. In addition, Smith covers Brown’s conversion of 55 older vessels of all types into “tin-clads”, lightly protected gunboats, in what was a.
Indianola, an ironclad gunboat propelled by both side wheels and screw propellers, was built at Cincinnati by Joseph danger that Confederate Gen. Kirby Smith, whose troops had reached Covington, Ky., just across the Ohio River, would capture Cincinnati, prompted Brig.
Gen. Lew Wallace to take Indianola, from the contractor before completion 2 September and have her launched 2. Civil War Harper's Weekly, J Welcome to our online collection of Harper's Weekly newspapers. Harper's Weekly was the most popular illustrated newspaper of the day, and our online archive will serve as a source of incredible details on the war.
The mission was going well, and on February 13th, Porter sent the ironclad gunboat Indianola past Vicksburg to help out. Before the two ships could link up, however, things started to go wrong. While patrolling on the Red River, Queen of the West was.
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USS Indianola, an ironclad river gunboat propelled by both side wheels and screw propellers, was built in Cincinnati, Ohio by Joseph Brown. She had 3 inch iron armor plate over 3 feet thick wooden hull.  The danger that Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, whose troops had reached Covington, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River, would capture Cincinnati, prompted Major General Lew.
Admiral Porter’s Ironclad Hoax During the American Civil War. failed to realize was that the giant Union ironclad was a giant hoax sent to prevent the salvage of a real Union ironclad, USS Indianola. Two days prior to Queen‘s capture, Admiral Porter had sent Indianola downriver with a Author: Historynet Staff.
CSS Webb, a ton side-wheel steam ram, was originally built in New York City in as the civilian steamship William H. received a Confederate privateer's commission at New Orleans in Maybut was instead employed as a transport until January Converted to a "cotton clad" ram by the Confederate Army, thereafter served on the Mississippi and Red ke: William Henry Webb.
“Smith has produced a number of excellent books on Civil War naval operations and this new book continues that trend a thorough history of both Joseph Brown, an antebellum entrepreneur with political connections to Abraham Lincoln, and his efforts to design, construct, and equip three of the ironclad gunboats produced by the Union for operations on the Mississippi River a plethora of.
USS Indianola, an ironclad river gunboat propelled by both side wheels and screw propellers, was built in Cincinnati, Ohio by Joseph Brown. She had 3 inch iron armor plate over 3 feet thick wooden hull. The danger that Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, whose troops had reached Covington, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River, would capture Cincinnati, prompted Major General Lew Wallace.
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What was once a bottleneck now propels your business. For legal, by legal. An ironclad is a steam-propelled warship protected by iron or steel armor plates used in the early part of the second half of the 19th century. The ironclad was developed as a result of the vulnerability of wooden warships to explosive or incendiary first ironclad battleship, Gloire, was launched by the French Navy in November The British Admiralty had been considering armored.
[With]: Capture Of The Ironclad, "Indianola." New Orleans: Searcy & Pfaff, Brent was a lawyer and politician in California before becoming a Confederate Brigadier General.
In this volume, which was published as two works together, he recounts the details of a murder case he tried in early Los Angeles in the s, and the capture. Great deals on Softcover, Wraps United States History Antiquarian & Collectible Books.
Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. A remarkable incident is the capture of the Indianola. This ironclad was sent below to support the Queen of the West, which was tasked with hunting down the last boats the Rebels had.
In attacking a fort on the Red River, the Queen was grounded, and abandoned almost undamaged. Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature.
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Collection consists primarily of correspondence between Brent and his wife, Rosella, and published and unpublished writings, including manuscript and printed copies of "Memoirs of the War Between the States" (), "The Lugo Case" and "Capture of the Ironclad Indianola" ().
Would this be a book that glorified slavery and antebellum life? No, quite the contrary, although it provides rich description of the wealthy class before the Civil book has an excellent story, well told, in which the characters are the symbols of their country.
Capture of the Ironclad "Indianola" BRENT, Joseph : MITCHELL, Margaret.The Indianola had the shortest career of the three by far, its promising blockade of the river south of Vicksburg cut short by its dramatic ramming and sinking after only a month with the Mississippi Squadron.
Its salvaging is also examined at great length. CIVIL WAR BOOKS AND AUTHORS is an independent, non-fiction Civil War book review. Civil War Ironclads supplies the first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding. In constructing its new fleet of ironclads, William H.
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