Cruise of the U.S. Flag-Ship Hartford – From the Personal Journal of Wm. C. Holton

April 26th. The Mayor of the city has surrendered it to Flag-officer Farragut, and a battalion of marines, under Capt. J. L. Broome, went ashore to raise the Stars and Stripes, but were opposed by the citizens and returned to the ship. In the afternoon we went up to Carrollton and captured sixty or eighty guns without firing a shot, they having been deserted and the gun carriages destroyed.

Cruise of the U.S. Flag-Ship Hartford–Wm. C. Holton

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