Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hon. Gideon Welles” in chapter 34 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...e harbor of Savannah is effectually closed. I have the honor to be, sir, very respectfully, your most obedient servant, S. F. Dupont, Flag-Officer, Commanding South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles , Secretary of the Navy, Note.-The reports of the other commanding officers do not contain any statements of historical interest, being general in their character, and are therefore omitted. <...
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