Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Secretary Welles” in chapter 32 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...tringham and Paulding connected with the Navy Department to assist Secretary Welles.
Paulding drives the secessionists out of the Department.
President Lincoln selects Mr. G. V. Fox as assistant to Secretary Welles .
preparations of the Confederate leaders.
policy of the United States government in building ships and mounting guns.
Slowness of the government in taking in the situation...
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