Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hon. Gideon Welles” in chapter 5 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...en communicating by flag of truce with the Fort.
none of them, we were told, were officers.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant, D. G. Farragut, Rear-Admiral Commanding W. G. B. Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles , Secretary of the Navy, Washington.
U. S. Ship Potomac, Pensacola, August 6, 1864.
sir: Believing that we are the only surviving officers of the U. S. Monitor Tecumseh, we feel it our...
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