Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Ellets” in chapter 27 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
Accordingly the rams Lancaster and Switzerland were prepared to run the batteries, the former commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel John A. Ellet, the latter by Charles Rivers Ellet.
These Ellets were all brave fellows, and were full of the spirit of adventure.
Instead of going past the batteries with comparative ease at night, they chose a time near daylight, and by the time they got abrea...
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