§During this one and one-half
hour duel the Confederates wounded Foote and inflicted
such extensive damage upon the gunboats that they were forced to retreat.
roar of this land and naval battle was heard thirty-five miles
hills and hollows echoed with cheers from the southern
a seasoned naval officer who was wounded in the exchange, reported
to a newspaper that he had been in numerous engagements with forts
and ships, "but never was under so severe fire before."