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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 11 1 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 2 2 Browse Search
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that we had been reinforced, started for the hills, every man for himself. We followed them as close as we thought advisable, considering our small force. Lieutenant Brewster moved up Main street with a twelve-pound rifled gun, which had been sent to us from one of the gunboats, with men to work it, (the captain of the gun had def the fight, leaving it in the hands of the enemy; our men charged up the street and retook it.) From that time to the close of the fight, Adjutant Dean and Lieutenant Brewster handled the gun, sending to the gun boat for a new squad of men to work it, doing good execution. We had no idea of driving the enemy out of the town when getting a position around the fort. While the rebs had possession of part of the town, (and it was the largest part too,) they plundered promiscuously. Lieutenant Brewster lost all his papers, and all his clothes but what he had on. He was lucky more than once that day in saving those and in being able to carry them off himsel
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), Capture of the steamers Covington and Signal. (search)
ery respectfully, your obedient servant, David D. Porter, Rear-Admiral. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. Report of Acting Assistant-Surgeon N. Brewster. United States steamer New national, Mound City, June 27, 1864. sir: Agreeably to your request, I have the honor of submitting the followinth few exceptions, all stood to their work, using muskets when their guns could not be brought to bear. I am, sir, most respectfully, your obedient servant, N. Brewster, Acting Assistant-Surgeon. Rear-Admiral D. D. Porter. United States steamer New national, June 27, 1864. sir: I have the honor to submit the following rephey are on board that vessel now awaiting orders. I have submitted, through the fleet surgeon, a detailed report of the casualties on board the Signal. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, N. Brewster, Acting Assistant-Surgeon U. S. Steamer Signal. Rear-Admiral D. D. Porter, Commanding Mississippi Squadron.