Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Wilkes” in chapter 4.16 of Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2.:

...nd would have demanded speedy redress, had I taken the Trent. He had seen the reports in print in our newspapers, and had read my orders to take possession and wondered that I had not. Although Captain Wilkes and I viewed the seizure of the commissioners from different points of view, I cannot close this narrative without saying that Wilkes was one of our very best officers, a man of strong will-power, br...

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