Statistics for occurrence #1 of “W. G. Turpin” in chapter 45 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...empting to bring troops, by transports, to points accessible to the city, as White House or Brandon.
Respectfully submitted, W. H. Stevens, Colonel Engineers. John A. Williams, Major Engineers. W. G. Turpin , Capt. Engineers. Colonel J. T. Gilmer, Chief Engineer.
Official copy. A. L. Rives, Lieutenant-Colonel and Acting-Chief of Bureau.
Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 19, 1864.
My Dear ...
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