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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
e pleasure to mention a few who were the most conspicuous. Acting-Master's Mate W. H. Childs displayed great courage in assisting me in the Division. The following men were also honorably mentioned: Charles Lake, Coxwain; Joseph Perry, Quartermaster; James Smith, Captain mizzen-top; James Bennet, seaman; Owen Holland, 2d Captain mizzen-top; Samuel McFall, Captain after-guard; Beonth Diggings. O. S.; Augustus Pauly, seaman; Charles Davidson, Captain forecastle; Henry Wright, O. S.; Robert Emerson, Lds.; David Morrow, Quarter-gunner. From Report of Lieutenant LaRue P. Adams, commanding 3d Division, U. S. S. Hartford: Sir — I have the honor to submit the following report of the conduct of the officers and men of the Third Division during the engagement of yesterday with Fort Morgan, the rebel gun-boats and the ram: When the drum beat to quarters, every man was at his station instantly and the guns cleared for action. We were unable to bring our guns to bear until near
ry, (Quartermaster,) James Smith, (Captain mizzen-top,) the Second Captains, James Bennett, (seaman,) Owen Holland, (Second Captain mizzen-top,) and Samuel McFall, (Captain After-Guard) showed an example of coolness, energy, and bravery, which stimulated those less brave than themselves, and reflected credit upon themselves. The loaders and spongers, Beonth Diggings, (ordinary seaman,) Augustus Pauly, (seaman,) Charles Davidson, (Captain Forecastle,) Henry Wright, (ordinary seaman,) and Robert Emerson, (landsman) did nobly, and I am proud to have such men under my command; the Quarter-Gunner David Morrow was killed. The battery constituting the Second division is in perfect order — not a gun injured. I am, respectfully, your obedient servant, George Mundy, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant Commanding Second Division. Lieutenant Commander L. A. Kimberly, Executive Officer U. S. Flag-Ship Hartford. U. S. flag-ship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Aug. 6, 1861. sir: I have the honor to submit th
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), Capture of the steamers Covington and Signal. (search)
on. After proceeding about one mile and a half further, Mr. McClossy, a pilot belonging to the General Price, struck the stern of the vessel against a bar, thereby breaking the port-rudder badly and shivering the tiller. I told him hereafter, Mr. Emerson, my other pilot, would manage her. I tied up all night about a mile from the Red House, and commenced repairing my rudder and tiller. At about five o'clock I was joined by the United States steamer Signal. Both of us kept up through the nighthis, I was informed that the Signal was disabled. I immediately rounded to, and went alongside of her, took her in tow and started upstream, but my rudders became disabled and the Signal got adrift. (It was impossible to pass the Warner, so Mr. Emerson, my pilot, informed me.) Knowing that the Signal would drift down on the Warner, and the rebels could immediately board her, I ordered the commanding officer to anchor her, which was done. Finding it impossible to handle my vessel, and fear
nding Second brigade, Fourth division, was severely wounded and taken prisoner, as was also Colonel Emerson, of the Sixty-seventh Indiana, commanding First brigade of the same division. The loss oas well as circumstances would permit, after reconnoitring and feeling the rebel position. Colonel Emerson's brigade, of the Thirteenth corps, was stationed on the left of the line, with Nim's Massag for the day. On the morning of the eighth, at an early hour, the cavalry, supported by Colonel Emerson's brigade of infantry, from Landrum's division of the Thirteenth corps, moved forward, and he enemy in front. Colonel Lucas deployed his cavalry brigade on the left of the road, and Colonel Emerson's brigade was deployed on the right. Rawles's battery, (G,) Fifth United States artillery,re conveyed to Mansfield the night after the battle, where they were carefully attended. Colonel Emerson commanding a brigade of Landrum's division, was wounded. Lieutenant-Colonel Kreb, Eighty
ne, 1828. Almira, wife of Abel, Charlestown, d.— Oct. 1836, a. about 30. 12. Samuel, of Wilmington, m. Elizabeth Hovey, of W. Camb., 22 Aug. 1813. Washington, of Weston, m. Hannah Kendall, of W. Camb., 30 Mar. 1820. Abijah, of Winchendon, m. Mary Prentiss, 3 Sept. 1826. Nathaniel, and Abigail Wellington, of Lexington, m. 25 Nov. 1827. Penny, Samuel, d. 30 June, 1826, a. 33. Perkins, Lathrop, m. Anna Frost, 16 Apr. 1809. A child of Lathrop, d.———, 1825, a. 3 yrs. Hannah, m. Robert Emerson, 17 Nov. 1836. Perry, Mercy, widow, adm. Pct. ch. at organization, 9 Sept. 1739, d. 23 June, 1748, a. 78. John Perry, had land at Cambridge Rocks, 1706-7.—Proprietors' Records. 2. Ebenezer, had Abijah, b. (14), bap. 3 Oct. 1742. 3. James, had Lydia, b. 19, bap. 26 June, 1743, m. Ephraim Frost, 3d, 6 June, 1765; Ruth, b. 24 (Sept.), bap. 27 Oct. 1745, d. 8 Jan. 1750, a. 5; Mercy, b. 17, bap. 31 Jan. 1748, m. William Hill, 3 Dec. 1767; James, b. 1 May, 1750; Ruth, b. 10 Oct.