Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant Commander Selfridge” in chapter 137, page 520 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
... would have captured the steamers.
By morning, nine gunboats had arrived, and I landed a force of one hundred and eighty men to occupy the town, and to seize the rebel property.
This force, under Lieutenant Commander Selfridge , was in occupation of the place when you arrived.
Seven prisoners of war were captured by the pickets.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, S. L. Phelps, Lieutenant Commander. Rear-...
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