Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Ward” in chapter 8 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:

...badly. About eleven o'clock on Friday night, Captain Baxter was hailed by Captain Mayhood, who reported that the Union was sinking. The former immediately ordered a boat to be lowered and manned, Mr. Ward , the second mate of the Empire City, taking charge of her. This, with the life-boat from the Union, rescued the crew and negroes, and all were saved before the steamer sank, though many of the latter...
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