Statistics for occurrence #1 of “P. Drayton” in chapter 4, page 108 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...e is a most deserving officer.
The gunner, J. L. Staples, and carpenter, George E. Burcham, also deserve notice for their strict attention to duty.
Your obedient servant, P. Drayton . Captain. Rear-Admiral D. G. Farragut, Commanding W. G. B. Squadron.
U. S. Flag-ship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Aug. 8, 1864.
sir: Agreeably to your order, I submit the following reports of the passa...
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