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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 18: capture of forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the surrender of New Orleans. (search)
; Orvetta, Act. Mast. Blanchard; Sidney C. Jones, Act. Mast. Graham; Adolph Hugel, Act. Mast. Van Buskirk. Third division.--Lieut. K. R. Breese: John Griffiths, Act. Mast. Henry Brown; Sarah Bruen, Act. Mast. Christian; Racer, Act. Mast. Phinney; Sea Foam, Act. Mast. Williams; Henry James. Act. Mast. Pennington; The names of the vessels were those under which they were known in the merchant service, and were unchanged after purchase by the Government.Dan Smith, Act. Mast. George W. Brown. The leading vessels of the first division were moored at a distance of 2,850 yards from Fort Jackson, and 3,680 yards from Fort St. Philip, the others occupying positions close under the bank and below the first--this same order being preserved by the third division. The second division was placed at the opposite bank of the river, with its head 3,680 yards from Fort Jackson. The bombardment commenced on the morning of April 16th, each vessel firing at the rate of one shell every
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
s, Acting-Master Amos R. Langthorne; Arletta, Acting-Master Thomas E. Smith; William Bacon, Acting-Master William P. Rogers; Sophronia, Acting-Master Lyman Bartholomew) was placed the six vessels of the third divison, under Lieutenant-Commander K. R. Breese (John Griffith, Acting-Master Henry Brown; Sarah Bruen, Acting-Master Abraham Christian; Racer, Acting-Master Alvin Phinney; Sea Foam, Acting-Master Henry E. Williams; Henry James, Acting-Master Lewis W. Pennington; Dan Smith, Acting-Master George W. Brown), and one vessel, the Orvetta, Acting-Master Blanchard, all lying in line close together. All the vessels mentioned were anchored and secured to spring their broadsides, as occasion might require. In the meantime, Lieutenant-Commander John Guest was sent ahead in the Owasco to clear the bushes of riflemen which had been found to lurk there, and cover the vessels from the fire of the forts, when it should open; the Westfield, Clifton, and Miami being engaged in towing the vess
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
Graham. Schooner Adolph Hugel.--Acting-Master J. Van Buskirk. Third division. Lieutenant K. R. Breese, Commanding Division. Barkentine Horace Beals.--Lieutenant K. R. Breese. Schooner John Griffith.--Acting-Master Henry Brown. Schooner Sarah Bruen.--Acting-Master Abraham Christian. Schooner Racer.--Acting-Master Alvin Phinney. Brig Sea Foam.--Acting-Master Henry E. Williams. Schooner Henry James.--Acting-Master L. W. Pennington. Schooner Dan Smith.--Acting-Master George W. Brown. List of officers attached to the mortar flotilla and West Gulf Squadron, the names of whose vessels do not appear in the Navy Register. Mortar flotilla. Acting-Master, A. M. Gould. Acting-Master's Mate, D. B. Corey. Acting-Master, Newell Graham. Acting-Master's Mate, Wm. Collins. Acting-Master, J. H. Johnstone. Acting-Master's Mate, J. A. Chadwick. Acting-Master, H. B. Jenks. Acting-Master's Mate, G. R. Clifton. Acting-Master, E. C. Merriman. Acting-Mast
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 24: Second attack on Vicksburg, etc. (search)
e of any use to the enemy. The following named vessels took part in the Yazoo expedition: Black Hawk, (flagship) Lieutenant-Commander K. R. Breese, Benton, Lieutenant-Commander Wm. Gwinn, Baron DeKalb, Lieutenant-Commander Jno. G. Walker, Carondelet, Commander Henry Walke, Louisville, Lieutenant-Commander E. K. Owen, Cincinnati, Lieutenant-Commander G. M. Bache, Lexington, Lieutenant-Commander James W. Shirk, Signal, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant John Scott, Romeo, Acting-Ensign R. B. Smith, Juliet, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Edward Shaw, Forest Rose, Acting-Master Geo. W. Brown, Rattler. Lieutenant-Commander Watson Smith, Marmora, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Robert Getty, Monarch, (ram) Queen of the West, (ram) Colonel Chas. Ellet, Jr. The second attack on Vicksburg terminated quite as unsatisfactorily as the first, and every one came to the conclusion that Vicksburg could only be conquered by a long and troublesome siege which would severely test the endurance of both parties.
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 29: siege of Vicksburg--continued. (search)
g the Black Hawk into action against the enemy's batteries, he has not hesitated to do so, though she is not fortified exactly for such a purpose. His long range guns have done most excellent service at different times. I beg leave to mention the different commanders of the light draughts who have carried out my orders ders promptly, aided in keeping guerillas from the river, convoyed transports safely, and kept their vessels in good condition for service, viz: Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant George W. Brown, commanding Forest Rose; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant C. Dominey, commanding Signal; Acting-Volunteer Lieutenant J. H. Hurd, commanding Covington; Ensign Win. C. Hanford, commanding Robb; Acting-Master J. C. Bunner, commanding New Era; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant John Pierce, commanding Petrel; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant J. V. Johnstone, commanding Romeo; Acting-Master W. E. Fentress, commanding Rattler; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant T. E. Smith, commanding Linden; Acting-Volunteer-L
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 30: (search)
Acting-Master T. M. Farrell (1864). Steamer Prairie Bird.--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant *E. C. Brennard (1863); Acting-Ensign J. W. Chambers (1864). Steamer Queen City.--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant * J. Goudy (1863); Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant G. W. Brown (1864). Steamer Sybil.--Lieutenant-Commander J. G. Mitchell (1865). Steamer Neosho.--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Samuel Howard (1864). Steamer Moose.--Lieutenant-Commander LeRoy Fitch (1864). Steamer Ouichita.--Acting-Ensign E Tug Lilly.--Acting-Ensign R. H. Smith. Steamer Vindicator.--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant H. H. Gorringe (1865). Iron-clad Essex.--Commander Robert Townsend (1864); Commander Andrew Bryson (1865). Steamer Ozark.--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant G. W. Brown (1865). Steamer Chickasaw.--Building at St. Louis (1864). Steamer Kickapoo.--Building at St. Louis 1864). Steamer Milwaukee.--Building at St. Louis (1864). Steamer Tawah.--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Jason Goudy (1864). Ste
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
Folger. Steamer Covington. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, George P. Lord; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Emile Gavarret; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, John T. Lee; Acting-Ensigns, Edw. Alford and John Powell; Acting-Master's Mates, W. H. English, C. W. Gross, J. W. Richards and Ignatius Dunn; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, J. A. Burns; Acting-Second Assistant, W. R. Hoder; Acting-Third-Assistants, J. T. English and Southwell Lyons. Steamer Queen City. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, George W. Brown; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Louis Westfall; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, C. S. Sims; Acting-Master, Michael Hickey; Acting-Ensigns, H. E. Alexander, James Roberts and F. M. Hathaway; Acting-Master's Mates, Geo. W. Hall, W. P. Eakly and E. W. Johnson; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistants, Irwin Fox and Wm. Downey; Acting-Second-Assistant, G. W. Shellenberger; Acting-Third-Assistant, Geo. S. Read. Steamer Tawah. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Jason Goudy; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, H. S. N
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 55: operations of the Mississippi Squadron in the latter part of 1864 and in 1865. (search)
-Assistants, D. B. Cox, Eli Powell and R. Yocum. Brilliant Fourth-rate. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Chas. G. Perkins; Acting-Master, G. D. Little; Acting-Ensign, N. F. Vaughan; Acting-Master's Mate, C. D. Griggs; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Milton James; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, B. Page; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, W. E. Willey; Acting-Second-Assistant, Jas. Cutler; Acting-Third-Assistant, C. W. Egster and R. M. Myers. Ozark--Fourth-rate. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Geo. W. Brown; Acting-Master, John Powell; Acting-Ensigns, Jos. Moyer, C. M. Bragg and C. M. Fuller; Acting-Master's Mates, N. T. Brown, G. A. Ege and D. C. Fralick; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, F. T. Gillette; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistants, J. H. Everhart and A. J. Sypher; Acting-Second-Assistants, J. L. Parsons and G. M. Baker; Acting-Third-Assistants, C. Beal and South well Lyon; Acting Gunner, J. F. Riblett; Acting-Carpenter, H. J. Ervin. Peosta--Fourth rate. Acting-Volunteer Lieutenant,