Everything was going on pleasantly until one day, to our great delight, our uniforms arrived; they were so pretty that it seemed a pity they should make such a difference in our happy lives, but such was the fact. Alpha Doucet Capt. I was met by my brother Harry, who had recently returned from Europe where he had been for the purpose of taking a post-graduate course in his medical studies. Please call owner Phillips at or And a worse frightened boy than he was when he could not find his trunk load of money you would rarely see. These boats, with the Ivy and the tug Tuscarora, constituted our fleet. Boat is all serviced and ready for the water this spring.
I was directed to go on board of her and found on her deck a number of other boys as green as myself. Then they would step on to the foot ropes and crowd as closely as possible to the mast until the order was given to "lay out and loose! Foster George G George H. Ike Sullivan Capt. Union City, Ohio Posts: Flushed with success the officer in charge of the gun reloaded and tried another shot, when the gun exploded, the muzzle falling between the ship's side and the river-bank, while one half of the great breech fell on the deck beside its carriage. They were allowed to search the archives, but it was not to be found.
Rebel hustler tow boat - Random Photo Gallery
Three towboats and a river tug each armed with a smooth-bore thirty-two pounder had been added to the Confederate fleet on the Mississippi. He was going at breakneck speed, but the instant the noose left Charloe's hand, stiff-legged, he planted both front feet in the soft ground and as soon as he had stopped his momentum he reared up and swung himself around. He quietly asked them to be silent for a moment, and then inquired who was their head man. We carried the frightened creatures across the river to the Tennessee side and put them ashore at Point Pleasant, some two or three miles below New Madrid, and near Tiptonville. Bud Watson Capt. The houses of New Madrid interfered with our fire. Chotin Paul H.
Knoy Delbert, Jr. Yager James Bowie James C. Parsons, a six-foot Yankee teacher, and myself. Alpha Doucet Capt. Other personal encounters are recounted because they had an amusing side to them.