Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Flag-officer Foote” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
[Signed] Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy.
The following is the general order issued immediately after the receipt of the telegram from the Secretary of the Navy, in answer to that of Flag-officer Foote :
U. S. Flag-Steamer Benton, Island No.10. April 11, 1862.
It is with the highest gratification that the Commander-in-Chief promulgates to the officers and men under his command, compris...
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