Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Admiral Roberts” in chapter 1.49 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...Farragut in the battle of Mobile Bay.
He was at the capture of Fort Fisher, at the mouth of Cape Fear River, and at that time was a messmate of Admiral Dewey, who was then a lieutenant-commander.
Admiral Roberts recently visited the old forts near Mobile, Ala.
I have learned, said Admiral Roberts,
that in the summer of 1863, before the attempt was made to run by Forts Morgan and Gaines, mosquitoe...
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