Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Duncan” in chapter 18 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...hese were accepted by General Duncan and Lieut. Col. Higgins.
As the terms were being signed, Porter found, to his surprise, that the capitulation of the defenses was not to include those afloat, General Duncan asserting that he had no authority whatever over the naval branch.
The commander of the regular
naval forces (Commander Mitchell) had, in fact, set the military at defiance.
Porter waived the...
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