Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Hon Gideon Welles” in article 21 of The Daily Dispatch: April 11, 1862., [Electronic resource]:

...els and the Racer, occasioning quite a cannonade. The following dispatch has been received from Flag Officer Foots: United States Flag Steamer Benton,Off Island No. 10, April 2. Hon Gideon Welles , Secretary of the Navy: Last night and armed boat expedition was fitted out from the squadron and the land forces at this point, under the command of Col. Roberts, of the 4th Illinois regiment....
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