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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)
ng-thorne; Arletta, Act. Mast. Smith; Bacon, Act. Mast. Rogers; Sophronia, Act. Mast. Bartholomew. Second division, under Lieut. W. W. Queen: T. A. Ward, Lieut. Queen; M. J. Carlton, Act. Mast. Jack; Matthew Vassar, Act. Mast. Savage; George Mang-ham, Act. Mast. Collins; 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 firs
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
of seven vessels (Norfolk Packet, Lieutenant-Commander Watson Smith; Oliver H. Lee, Acting-Master Washington Godfrey; Para, Acting-Master Edward G. Furber; C. P. Williams, 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 whi
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
ner Matthew Vassar.--Acting-Master Hugh H. Savage. Schooner George Mangham.--Acting-Master John Collins. Schooner Orvetta.--Acting-Master Francis E. Blanchard. Schooner Sydney C. Jones.--Acting-Master J. D. 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
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 21: capture of New Orleans.--first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg.--ram Arkansas. (search)
in good time. On the 20th, we were before Vicksburg, ready for service, having met with no delay or accidents on the passage. On one occasion the flotilla was attacked with field-pieces at Ellis Bluffs, but the rebels were handsomely repulsed by the Owasco and Jackson, Lieutenants Commanding Guest and Woodworth. The mortar schooners George Mangham and Arletta, Acting-Masters John Collins and Thomas E. Smith, and the Horace Beales and Sarah Bruin, Lieutenant-Commander Breese and Acting-Master A. Christian, were also attacked at different times, but they whipped off the rebels, and pursued their voyage in peace. The latter schooner had two men seriously hurt, having each lost an arm by a 12-pound shot. Lieutenant-Commander Breese gives his officers full credit for behaving handsomely under a troublesome fire from field-pieces and concealed riflemen. On the 21st, with a mortar schooner alongside, I proceeded up toward the city of Vicksburg, to obtain ranges and draw the fire of t
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 23: destruction of the ram Arkansas.--capture of Galveston.--capture of the Harriet Lane.--sinking of the Hatteras.--attack on Baton Rouge.--Miscellaneous engagements of the gun-boats. (search)
vetta. (bomb.) Acting-Master, F. E. Blanchard; Acting-Master's Mates, E. O. Adams and W. H. Monroe. Brig Bohio. Acting-Masters, Geo. W. Browne and W. M. Stannard; Acting-Masters' Mates, James Sheppard and S. C. Heath; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. M. Skillman. Schooner John Griffiths. (bomb.) Acting-Master, Henry Brown; Acting-Master's Mates, Asa Hawes and John McAllister. Schooner Charlotte. Acting-Master, E. D. Bruner. Schooner Sarah Bruen. (bomb.) Acting-Master, A. Christian; Acting-Master's Mates, Sylvester Rowland, B. G. Cahoon and J. M. Chadwick. Schooner Maria A. Wood. Acting-Master, Samuel C. Cruse; Acting-Master's Mates, F. C. Way and Charles Fort. Ship morning light. Acting-Masters, John Dillingham, H. W. Washburn, W. W. Fowler and L. H. Partridge; Acting-Masters' Mates, Geo. H. Rice and J. L. Chambers; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, John W. Shrify; Assistant Paymaster, W. S. Blunt. Bark W. G. Anderson. Acting-Masters, N. D'Oyly an
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
Acting-Master's Mates, J. H. Gregory and H. H. Nicholson. Schooner Maria Wood. Acting-Master, S. C. Cruse; Acting-Ensign, J. J. Kane; Acting-Master's Mate, Charles Fort. Schooner Orvetta. Acting-Master, Enos O. Adams; Acting-Master's Mates, John Broe and Stephen Nelson. Schooner John Griffiths. Acting-Master, Henry Brown; Acting-Master's Mates, Alex. Moses and John McAllister. Schooner Samuel Houston. Acting-Master, C. W. Pratt. Schooner Sarah Bruen. Acting-Master, A. Christian. Schooner Henry Janes. Acting-Ensign. Joseph A. Chadwick; Acting-Master's Mates, T. S. Russell, Zach. Predmore and Wm. Roberts. Schooner Oliver H. Lee. Acting-Ensign, Douglas F. O'Brien; Acting-Master's Mate, Cornelius Dailey. Naval station, New Orleans, La. Acting-Master, Adrien C. Starrett. Naval hospital. Surgeon, J. S. Dungan; Assistant Surgeon, J. H. Clark; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, W. H. Went-worth. Southwest Pass. Acting-Master, William Jones.