Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mobile Bay” in chapter 4, page 135 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...s and messmates, worthy, in my opinion, of the highest commendation.
1. William Densmore (Chief Boatswain's Mate) is recommended for coolness and good conduct as captain of a gun in the action in Mobile Bay , on the morning and forenoon of August fifth, 1864.
He has been in the naval service twelve years, was on board the sloop-of-war St. Louis, blockading off Pensacola and the head of the passes of th...
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