Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Acting Ensign Ellis” in chapter 4, page 119 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
It would be impossible to make any distinction where all did every thing that could have been desired.
I would here mention that a volunteer crew from the U. S. S. Kennebec, in charge of Acting Ensign Ellis , came on board and manned one of my thirty-two pounder broadside guns during the engagement with Fort Morgan.
Their conduct during the action was gallant, and met with my entire approbation.
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