Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Welles” in chapter 1 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...the Navy could be assembled the Confederates had ample time to prepare to meet them with offensive weapons, and keep them out of Southern ports. When Mr. Toucey handed over the Navy Department to Mr. Welles , it was in a rather demoralized condition--Southern officers were resigning right and left, officers of the bureaux, even, were talking of going with their States, and there was a want of confidence ...
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