Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gideon Welles” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...on the night of the 1st inst.; such services are duly appreciated by the Department, which extends its thanks to all who participated in the achievement. I am respectfully, your obedient servant, Gideon Welles . Flag-officer A. H. Foote, Commanding Gun-boat Flotilla. Forwarded with the order that this paper, which the commander-in-chief is most happy in transmitting to the brave and gallant office...
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