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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 11: Goldsborough's expedition to the sounds of North Carolina. (search)
lowing is a list of the vessels which composed the naval part of the expedition, with the names of their commanders: Stars and Stripes, Lieut.-Comdg. Reed Werden; Louisiana, Lieut.-Comdg A. Murray; Hetzel, Lieut.-Comdg. H. K. Davenport; Underwriter, Lieut.-Comdg. W. N. Jeffers; Delaware, Lieut.-Comdg. S. P. Quackenbush; Commodore Perry, Lieut.-Comdg. C. W. Flusser; Valley City, Lieut-Comdg. J. C. Chaplin; Con. Barney, Act.-Lieut.-Comdg R. T. Renshaw; Hunchback, Act.-Vol.-Lt.-Comdg. E. R. Colhoun; Southfield, Act.-Vol.-Lt.-Comdg. C. F. W. Behm; Morse, Acting-Master Peter Hayes; Whitehead, Acting-Master Charles French; Lockwood, Acting-Master G. W. Graves; Brincker, Acting-Master John E. Giddings; I. N. Seymour, Acting-Master F. S. Wells; Ceres, Acting-Master John McDiarmid; Putnam, Acting-Master W. J. Hotchkiss; Shawsheen, Acting-Master T. G. Woodward; Granite, Acting-Master's Mate E. Boomer. Rear-Admiral Louis M. Goldsborough. These vessels were placed by Admiral Goldsbor
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 34: (search)
he military commander, General Dix, and the commander of the gun-boats, that the attack should be made on the 3d of October. The expedition was under the command of Lieutenant C. W. Flusser, on board the steamer Commodore Perry. Acting-Lieutenant Edmund R. Colhoun commanded the Hunchback. and Acting-Master Charles A. French the Whitehead. On the morning of October 3d, 1862, the three above-mentioned steamers got underway and proceeded up the river, which was so crooked and narrow in some. Crosby, John Connor, G. M. Fludder and E. W. Halcro. Steamer. Ellis. Lieutenant, C. L. Franklin; Acting-Master's Mate. Omar Smith; Midshipman, B. H. Porter; Acting-Assistant Engineer, F. A. Whitfield. Steamer Hunchback. Acting-Lieutenant, E. R. Colhoun; Acting-Master, Ric'd Pasquell; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Henry Cushing; Acting-Assistant Engineers, Henry Armstrong and John Wall; Acting-Master's Mates, Wm. Weaver and Chas. Weaver. Steamer Henry Brinker. Acting-Master, Joh
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 36: operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahlgren, 1863.--operations in Charleston harbor, etc. (search)
e attack on the enemy's works by the Army and Navy. At 4 A. M. of July 10th, 1863, four iron-clads — the Catskill, Commander George W. Rodgers, Montauk, Commander Donald McN. Fairfax, Nahant, Commander John Downes, and the Weehawken, Commander E. R. Colhoun, passed over the bar, the flag of Rear-Admiral Dahlgren flying on the Catskill. One hour later, at 5 A. M., General Gillmore made an attack on the Confederate fortified positions on the south end of Morris Island, and after an engagemenths. He speaks of Captain Badger in the warmest terms of praise, and as an officer whose place it would be very difficult to fill. The commanders of the iron-clads, Captain S. C. Rowan, Commander T. H. Stevens, Commander Andrew Bryson, Commander E. R. Colhoun, Lieutenant-Commander Edward Simpson, Lieutenant-Commander John L. Davis and Lieutenant-Commander J. J. Cornwell. are spoken of in terms of high commendation for their gallantry and the ability they displayed in handling their vessels i
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 37: operations of the East Gulf Squadron to October, 1863. (search)
Prescott; Engineers, Wm. C. Selden, E. M. Breese, O. C. Lewis, F B. Allen and Henry Snyder. Steamer Somerset. Lieutenant-Commander, A. F. Crosman; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, James Mecray, Jr.; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, S. W. Adams; Acting-Masters, W. E. Dennison, J. S. Higbee, E. C. Healy and Thos. Chatfield; Acting-Master's Mates, C. H. Brantingham, T. M. Toombs and J. H. Stotsenburg; Engineers, W. D. Peters, W. H. Smith, E. Choppell and John Doyle. Steamer Lodona. Acting-Lieutenant, E. R. Colhoun; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, T. W. Meckley Acting-Assistant Paymaster, A. M. Stewart; Acting-Masters, Lewis West and J. P. Carr; Acting-Ensigns, H. G. McKenna and N. W. Rathbone; Acting-Master's Mates, Le Grand B. Brigham, W. A. Byrnes and F. E. Brecht; Engineers, F. A. Bremen, I. B. Hewett, S. D. Loring, O. B. Mills and James Mollineaux. Steamer Fort Henry. Acting-Lieutenant, Edward Y. McCauley; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Joseph Stevens; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Daniel Wh
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 39: Miscellaneous operations, land and sea.--operations in the Nansemond, Cape Fear, Pamunky, Chucka Tuck and James Rivers.--destruction of blockade-runners.--adventures of Lieutenant Cushing, etc. (search)
y's Bluff, his fire-rafts, sunken torpedoes, and torpedo-boats, he felt more secure when he knew that his position could not be assailed by a naval force; while General Grant was equally satisfied now that the Commander (now Rear-Admiral) Edmund R. Colhoun. enemy's iron-clads could not get down to City Point under any circumstances. The enemy, in order to ascertain the character of the obstructions, made a reconnaissance in the neighborhood of Dutch Gap; while Howlett's Battery, which had been greatly strengthened by the erection of new works, opened upon the vessels below the obstructions. These were the iron-clads Tecumseh. Commander T. A. M. Craven; Saugus, Commander E. R. Colhoun; Onondaga, Lieutenant-Commander C. H. Cushman; Canonicus, Commander E. S. Parrott, and gun-boat Agawam, Lieutenant-Commander A. C. Rhind. They returned the fire of the enemy's batteries with considerable effect, receiving little damage in return; while the Confederate iron-clads, from their posi
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)
ct of their shells is terrific. The following are the names of the commanding officers, and I hope I shall keep them under my command: Commodore William Radford, commanding New Ironsides; Commander E. S. Parrott, commanding Monadnock; Commander E. R. Colhoun, commanding Saugus; Lieutenant George E. Belknap, commanding Canonicus; Lieutenant-Commander E. E. Potter, commanding Mahopac. There are about one thousand men left on shore by the army who have not yet got off on account of the surf n D. B. Ridgely; Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander M. Sicard; New Ironsides, Commodore William Radford; Monadnock, Commander E. G. Parrott; Canonicus, Lieutenant-Commander George E. Belknap; Mahopac, Lieutenant-Commander E. E. Potter; Saugus, Commander E. R. Colhoun; Nyack, Lieutenant-Commander L. H. Newman; Unadilla, Lieutenant-Commander F. M. Ramsay; Huron, Lieutenant-Commander T. O. Selfridge; Pequot, Lieutenant-Commander D. L. Braine; Pontoosac, Lieutenant-Commander W. G. Temple; Nereus, Command
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
did good execution, and though his duties prevented him from participating in the attack on the forts, I cannot withhold his name, and recommend him for advancement. I recommend that Commander E. G. Parrott, commanding the Monadnock, Commander E. R. Colhoun, commanding the Saugus, Lieutenant-Commander A. W. Weaver, commanding the Mahopac, and Lieutenant-Commander George E. Belknap, be promoted. These officers have given a world-renowned name to the Monitors, and have shown what they were cr, J. H. Stevenson; Engineers: First-Assistant, L. R. Green; Acting-Second-Assistants, J. H. Dinsmore and R. K. Monson; Acting-Third-Assistants, T. R. Jefferson and Wm. Sheehan; Acting-Gunner, Wm. B. Jarvis. *Saugus--Fourth-rate. Commander, Edmund R. Colhoun; Lieutenant, Benj. F. Day; Acting Master, B. W. Leary; Acting-Ensigns, C. A. Henrickson, Ira Barsley and J. P. Arnett; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, W. H. Westcott; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, G. H. Andrews; Engineers: Acting-Chief, John L