Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Selfridge” in chapter 24 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...danger, and who is loath to let others do what he thinks he ought to do himself. This was a bad day's work for a beginning, but the admiral looked upon it simply as an accident of war, and Selfridge was immediately given command of the Conestoga. The loss of the Cairo was the more regretted as she had lately been made shot proof, by covering her weakest points with railroad iron. It appeare...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
T. O. Selfridge 50 28 6 0 0 user votes
Thomas O. Selfridge 107 68 33 14 0 user votes
Selfridge 30 0 14 0 0 user votes
James L. Selfridge 29 0 11 0 0 user votes
A. W. Selfridge 17 0 1 0 0 user votes
Thomas J. Selfridge 14 0 0 0 0 user votes
R. O. Selfridge 13 0 3 0 0 user votes
Thomas Oliver Selfridge 9 0 1 0 0 user votes
J. L. Selfridge 5 0 1 0 0 user votes

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