Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Maffitt” in chapter 59 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...d, formerly a midshipman in the U. S. Navy--and another Confederate State's vessel-of-war was created in the shortest possible time, with orders to burn, sink and destroy; although it was doubtful if Maffitt 's authority to commission vessels would have been recognized in case he should have fallen in with a superior force. Lieutenant Read was bold and full of resources, seeming to disdain all danger....

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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
J. Newland Maffitt 54 54 2 2 0 user votes
Maffitt 94 0 24 0 0 user votes
J. N. Maffitt 63 4 7 0 0 user votes
John N. Maffitt 19 0 9 0 0 user votes
John Newland Maffitt 10 0 4 0 0 user votes
William Maffitt 10 0 2 0 0 user votes
E. A. Maffitt 8 2 0 0 0 user votes
John New Land Maffitt 7 0 1 0 0 user votes
Capt Maffitt 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Eugene Maffitt 1 0 1 0 0 user votes

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