Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Powell” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...., the arsenal at Apalachicola, at the mouth of the Chattahoochee river, was besieged by the troops of the State of Florida.
In consequence of the weakness of the command, an entrance was gained.
Mr. Powell , who has been in the service of the United States since 1840, and had command of the place, acted in a gallant manner.
After the troops had entered he faced the line and thus addressed them:
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