Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. Barney” in chapter 12 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...rtress Monroe under command of Lieut. Jeffers.
There were no Federal war vessels above Fortress Monroe, but there were three merchant sailing vessels within the bar off Hampton.
Tatnall ordered Lieut. Barney , in the Jamestown, to go in and bring them out. This was accomplished, although the gunboat was fired on by the forts.
Two of the vessels contained supplies for the Federal Army.
This was a hum...
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