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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 34 4 Browse Search
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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
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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)
adjuncts, were under command of Brigadier General Johnson K. Duncan, whose gallantry and ability we an effort was made by the fort Commander, General Duncan, to have her take up a position below the e fleet. The following communication from General Duncan to Commander Mitchell was written on Aprilce. Our magazines are also in danger. General Duncan's suggestion was unheeded, however, and th, and was probably then in New Orleans. General Duncan replied very civilly, but declined to surrr any service. At midnight of the 28th, General Duncan sent an officer on board the Harriet Lane ready prepared, and these were accepted by General Duncan and Lieut. Col. Higgins. As the terms w defenses was not to include those afloat, General Duncan asserting that he had no authority whatevethe anchorage. The pen was then handed to General Duncan and to Colonel Higgins, the boldness of wh mile or so above the forts. As soon as General Duncan had left the Harriet Lane, Commander Porte
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
ited States Navy, commanding the United States mortar flotilla, of the one part, and Brigadier-General J. K. Duncan, commanding the coast defences, and Lieutenant-Colonel Higgins, commanding Forts Jac Renshaw, Commander United States Navy. J. M. Wainwright, Lieutenant-Commander Harriet Lane J. K. Duncan, Brigadier-General, Commanding Coast Defences. Edward Higgins, Lieutenant-Colonel C. S. A.,kson, Louisiana. Headquarters Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April 28, 1862. Brigadier-General J. K. Duncan, P. C.S. A. Lieutenant Wm. M. Bridge, aid and inspector general. Captain W. J.your notice. Our magazines are also in danger. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, J. K. Duncan. Brigadier-General. Captain J. K. Mitchell, Commanding Naval Forces, Lower Mississippi Riverunication is likely to be very long without the introduction of any irrelevant matter. General J. K. Duncan had command of both forts, and Colonel Higgins, who some years ago was an officer of the
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
three months, but displayed in the action the steadiness of veterans, fighting their guns almost as coolly as if they were at an ordinary exercise. Lieutenant Thomas L. Swann, the ordnance officer, had everything ready, and the working of his department was admirable; he was principally occupied during the action with the bowchasers. The other division officers--Captain Houston, of the marines, Lieutenant Charles F. Blake. Ensigns Cassell and Sigsbee, with their assistants, Master's-Mates Duncan and Stevens, fought their guns nobly and well. The powder division, under Acting-Ensign Utter, could not have been conducted better. Chief-Engineer Kellogg's department worked beautifully. Doctor Maulsby was fully prepared for the wounded, and extended to those unfortunates all the solicitude and care that a generous nature could dictate. Ensign Pendleton, my aide and signal officer, afforded me great assistance, being always prompt and active in his duties. To our pilot, Mr.