Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Commander Kennon” in chapter 9 of James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy.:

... on the little tug Mosher, which pushed the fire-raft against the Hartford, sank with their vessel. Desperate deeds of courage were performed by every Confederate gunboat engaged in the battle. Commander Kennon , of the Governor Moore, in his duel with the Varuna, fired through the bows of his own ship. On board the McRea, a little sea-going steam barkentine but lightly armed, Commander Thomas B. Huger ...

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