Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant-Commander Balch” in chapter 34 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...t surprised when he came back and reported that the defences on Tybee Island had probably been abandoned. Deeming it proper, however, to add the Seneca, Lieutenant Commanding Ammen, and Pocahontas, Lieutenant-Commander Balch , to his force, I directed him to renew his approaches with caution, and, if no opposition was met with, to occupy the channel. I am happy now to have it in my power to inform the Department that ...

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