Statistics for occurrence #1 of “William Phinney” in chapter 4, page 138 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
1863, their special signal acts of valor cannot be cited so as to authorize me to recommend their obtaining medals:
1. William Phinney , Boatswain's Mate, as captain of a gun, showed much presence of mind and coolness in managing it, and the great encouragement he gave the crew.
2. John Smith, Captain Forecastle, was first captai...
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