Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Wise” in chapter 32 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...high compliment of recommending his promotion to the grade of commodore, but owing to the wording of the law Mr. Secretary Welles did not feel himself authorized to recommend to the President to send Captain Wise 's name to the Senate. Paymaster Horatio Bridge. Chief of the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing, also made his mark in the Navy Department under the administration of Mr. Welles. He was Paymaste...
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