Statistics for occurrence #1 of “David D. Porter” in chapter 137 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
... can amuse them by feints until, the army get into their rear.
Take every precaution against torpedoes, and protect your men against sharp-shooters.
Very respectfully, your obedient.
servant, David D. Porter , Rear-Admiral. Lieutenant Commander S. L. Phelps, Commanding Eastport.
United States iron-clad ram Eastport, Alexandria, La., March 16, 1864.
sir: In obedience to your order of the tw...
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