Statistics for occurrence #1 of “William M. Carr” in chapter 4, page 137 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...resent and assisted in the capture of the batteries at Hatteras Inlet, and on board the Cumberland when she was sunk by the Merrimac at Newport News.
Joined the Richmond in September, 1863.
25. William M. Carr (Master-at-Arms) is recommended for coolness, energy, and zeal in the action of Mobile Bay on the morning and forenoon of August fifth, 1864.
Volunteered to direct, under the orders of the commande...
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