Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Flag-Officer William Mervine” in chapter 74, page 238 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
The squadron on the Atlantic coast, under the command of Flag-Officer S. H. Stringham, consists of 22 vessels, 296 guns, and 3,300 men.
The squadron in the Gulf, under the command of Flag-Officer William Mervine , consists of 21 vessels, 282 guns, and 3,500 men.
Additions have been made to each of the squadrons of two or three small vessels, that have been captured and taken into the service.
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