Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mobile Bay” in chapter 4, page 136 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...s; with the Chalmette battery; batteries below Vicksburgh; and was present at the surrender of New-Orleans.
10. Lebbeus Simkins (Coxswain) is recommended for coolness and courage in the action in Mobile Bay on the morning and forenoon of August fifth, 1864.
He joined the Brooklyn in January, 1861; was in the actions with Forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the rebel iron-clads and gunboats below New-Orl...
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