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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
ason I was, at the outset, a little surprised that you should have apparently complained of my report, but my examination of the printed diagram has fully satisfied me of the justice of your appeal. I shall, therefore, forward to the Department a correct sketch of the final attack as we passed up the river. I am, very truly, your friend and obedient servant, D. G. Farragut, Admiral U. S. N. Rear-Admiral T. Bailey, Washington. Letters to the Secretary of the Navy. New York, May 24, 1869. Sir — My attention having been called by Rear-Admiral Bailey to an incorrect sketch which accompanied my report of May 6, 1862, upon the passage of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, I have the honor to forward herewith a corrected diagram, showing the position of the vessels at the time they passed through the obstructions after the chains had been separated. This will demonstrate that Rear-Admiral (then Captain) Bailey led the fleet in the Cayuga, up to the attack on the forts, as had b