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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
On the second day we delivered one hundred and three (103) 9-inch shells, twenty (20) one hundred-pound rifles, and twenty-five (25) thirty-pound rifle shells, making a total of five hundred and thirteen. Our firing was effective as well as rapid, and I have to express my high appreciation of the ability and zeal of Lieutenant J. D. Marvin, the executive officer of this vessel, and of Acting-Master William Burditt, whose long and varied professional experience proved useful; Acting-Boatswain Josiah B. Aiken, owing to a deficiency of officers, had charge of the one hundred-pounder rifle and served it admirably. I have to express my satisfaction at the excellent behavior of the officers and crew, and do not doubt that, when the occasion arrives when they should do so, they will stand to their guns as long as enough men remain to serve them. In relation to the effect of the fire of the fleet on the fort, I beg leave to express my congratulations, as I did verbally on meeting you a
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
y. *Mohican--Third rate. Commander, Daniel Ammen; Lieutenant, J. D. Marvin; Surgeon, Charles Martin; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. C. Canning; Acting-Master, Wm. Burditt; Acting-Ensigns, B. F. Blair and H. T. Page; Acting-Master's Mates, J. A. Shaffer, J. G. Paine and C. P. Cope; Engineers: First-Assistant, H. S. Davids; Second-Assistant, J. K. Smedley; Acting-Second-Assistants, Enoch George and Charles Buckelew; Acting-Third-Assistants, James O. Herron and W. W. Chadwick; Acting-Boatswain, J. B. Aiken; Acting-Gunner, T. S. Cassidy. Keystone Stat.--Third-rate. Commander, Henry Roland; Lieutenant, J. P. Robertson; Acting-Masters, L. E. Degn and Wm. T. Buck; Acting-Ensigns, C. M. Bird, J. C. Murphy, F. E. Ford and J. S. Ridgeway; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, A. E. Emery; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. Wv. Fairfield; Acting-Master's Mates, D. G. Conger and W. H. Howard; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, P. L. Fry; Acting-Second-Assistant, A. B. Kinney; Acting-Third-Assistants,