General Shelby and the Queen City
- View SourceReading "Jo Shelby, Undefeated Rebel," now adding to the list of "I
didn't know that" is Shelby's capture of the QUEEN CITY tinclad,
reminiscent of some of Forrest's feats (I always enjoy reading about
the surprise capture of Fed gunboats).
here is an account:
Seems the White River in Arkansas was an unlucky place for the Union
Navy, they also lost the City Class MOUND CITY there IIRC.