Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gideon Welles” in chapter 4, page 140 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
I desire that the congratulations which are hereby tendered to yourself, your officers and men, may be extended to the army who have so cordially cooperated with you.
Very respectfully, Gideon Welles , Secretary of the Navy. Rear-Admiral D. G. Farragut, Commanding W. G. B. Squadron, Mobile Bay.
flag-ship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Aug. 8, 1864.
sir: In my despatch number three hundre...
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