Lou agreed, until the photographer suggested that Dahlgren pose in a fielding position at first base, with Lou cheering him on.
One afternoon, with [Babe] Dahlgren near him in the dugout, a photographer asked Lou if he could take a photo of the two of them.
McCarthy, fearful that Lou might fall, had whispered to Dahlgren, “Catch him if he starts to go down.”
Dahlgren was only about thirty miles south and just nicely took up the climbing time.
Then, by way of interlude, on the 28th March, came the notorious Dahlgren raid.
A few mortars stood in position by the river side, and there were Parrott, Griffin, and Dahlgren pieces in the shore batteries.
But for the Dahlgren guns, with two vents, some other plan is better.
The galleys "rammed" each other at Actium; but there was no Dahlgren or Sawyer to thunder from their decks or turrets.
The raid of Dahlgren and Kilpatrick had sent a thrill of horror through Richmond.
Dahlgren can only send 11 and 15 inch shells to crush the enemy; brother politician Seward can be useful for some scheme.