Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Welles” in chapter 47 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...rk Neapolitan, of Kingston, Massachusetts, and she with her valuable cargo was totally consumed. Commander Semmes' justification, to use his own expressions, was that Gallant naval officers wearing Mr. Welles ' shoulder-straps, and commanding Mr. Welles' slips, were capturing little coasting schooners laden with fire-wood, plundering the houses and hen-roosts of noncombatants along the Southern coast, dest...
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