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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 41: the Red River expedition, under Major-General N. P. Banks, assisted by the Navy under Rear-Admiral David D. Porter. (search)
ile fighting continued on the Federal left, which fell back so far as to allow the Confederates to pass almost to its rear and to nearly outflank the brigades of Benedict and Shaw, driving Benedict's right into the gap and inflicting severe loss. Benedict was killed, and Shaw lost 500 men. For a short time these brigades were Benedict's right into the gap and inflicting severe loss. Benedict was killed, and Shaw lost 500 men. For a short time these brigades were almost in the hands of the enemy, who had pushed far in their rear. Had he been bold enough to overwhelm the Federal forces with his masses, which were steadily pressing on, he could have done so. Much of the fighting, where the Federal troops were stationed, was in the midst of a thick undergrowth, where the commanding officeBenedict was killed, and Shaw lost 500 men. For a short time these brigades were almost in the hands of the enemy, who had pushed far in their rear. Had he been bold enough to overwhelm the Federal forces with his masses, which were steadily pressing on, he could have done so. Much of the fighting, where the Federal troops were stationed, was in the midst of a thick undergrowth, where the commanding officers could hardly see what was going on. At one time part of the troops were between two bodies of the enemy, and, with the latter in their rear, found it better to hold their position than to attempt a retreat. General Emory, in his official report, says: The enemy emerged from the woods in all directions and in heavy columns, c
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 47: operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of 1863 and in 1864. (search)
s; Lieutenant, Gilbert C. Wiltse; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, W. H. Harlin; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. H. Sellman; Acting-Master, Edmund Jones; Acting-Ensigns, T. F. DeLuce, I. J. McKinley and G. H. Avery; Acting-Master's Mate, Robert Craig; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistants, C. A. Stuart and Simon Rockefeller; Third-Assistants, Jesse F. Walton, S. C. Lane and Montgomery West. Steamer Unadilla. Lieutenant-Commander, A. W. Johnson; Assistant Surgeon, C. S. Hubbard; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, G. S. Benedict; Acting-Master, R. M. Cornell, Acting-Ensigns, Wm. Field and G. E. Thomas; Acting-Master's Mates, James Such and A. F. Taffe; Engineers: Second-Assistant, R. S. Talbot; Third-Assistants, M. T. Sunstrom, N. P. Towne and M. N. Knowlton. Steamer Ottawa. Lieutenant-Commander, S. Livingston Breese; Assistant Surgeon, G. W. Woods; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, G. W. Huntington; Acting-Ensigns, W. H. McCormick, J. L. Gamble, Benj. Mitchell, C. H. Choate and E. M. Dimon; Acting
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 53: operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864, and in 1865.--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby. (search)
s, John Wilson, A. J. Kenyon, Absalom Kirby, Robert Weir and William H. Crawford; Third-Assistant, C. W. Senter; Acting-Third-Assistant, Thomas McElmell; Boatswain, I. T. Choate; Acting-Gunner, Addison Fisk; Acting-Carpenter, O. W. Griffiths; Sailmaker, William Rogers. Lackawanna--Second-rate. Captain, George F. Emmons; Lieutenant-Commander, Chas. S. Norton; Lieutenants, S. A. McCarty and C. D. Jones; Surgeon, Thomas W. Leach; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, W. F. Hutchinson; Assistant Paymaster, Geo. S. Benedict; Acting-Master, John H. Allen; Ensigns, Geo. H. Wadleigh and Frank Wildes; Acting-Ensigns, Clarence Rathbone, F. A. Cook and W. J. Lewis; Engineers: Acting-Chief, W. A. R. Latimer; Second-Assistant, G. W. Roche; Acting-Second-Assistant, John Miller; Third-Assistant, I. B. Fort; Acting-Third-Assistants, G. W. Russell and T. W. Sillman; Acting-Boatswain, J. G. Briggs; Gunner, J. G. Foster. Potomac--Fourth rate. Commander, A. Gibson; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, E. S. Smith;