But now the hearts of the soldiers were cheered with the news that the gunboats were coming.
Those your gunboats poke her nose and shove her oar in every place.
The Cumberland answered, and the Congress, and their gunboats and shore batteries.
The head of his column was set for the James, for Harrison's Landing and the gunboats.
He saw four gunboats on the river; they were throwing the long, howling shells.
The gunboats recommenced with their long and horrible shells.
(p. 195) Hardly had the flag touched the deck, when the gunboats were alongside.
(p. 208) "Well, commodore, I have brought you out three of the gunboats."
Two gunboats were newly planked up, and work on a schooner was just begun.
How can they defend Zaila against the British gunboats that will be sent here?