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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
could ride out heavy gales at sea, but fight their guns in moderately smooth weather, which has been doubted by many intelligent officers. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, William Radford, Commodore, Commanding Iron-clad Division. Rear-Admiral D. D. Porter, Commanding North Atlantic Squadron, Flag-ship Malvern, off Fort Fisher, N. C. Report of Lieutenant-Commander James Parker. United States Steam-Frigate Minnesota, off Fort Fisher, N. C., January 16, 1865. Admiral — I have the honor to submit the following in regard to the assault made upon Fort Fisher, on the 15th instant, by the officers, sailors and marines of the fleet under your command, who were detailed for the performance of that duty. The signal for landing was made at about 10 o'clock A. M. By noon all were landed and formed on the beach. I found Lieutenant-Commander K. R. Breese representing you in command. Although I am his senior, still, as you had assigned him to th