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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The capture of Mason and Slidell. (search)
ervant, Charles Wilkes, Captain. Lieutenant D. M. Fairfax, U. S. N., Executive Officer San Jacifficers detailed to go in the boats with Lieutenant Fairfax received their instructions, and Captainne o'clock when the boats were called away, Mr. Fairfax in the second cutter, and Lieutenant Greer nt Greer pulled up to the port gangway, and Mr. Fairfax went to the starboard side, and boarded thed cross aloft) will make you pay for. Lieutenant Fairfax bowed, and said: I have instructions to Mason, just beside him, echoed to see me? Mr. Fairfax vainly tried to induce them to accompany hirned and walked into their state-rooms. Mr. Fairfax followed, and here he encountered an obstacleiss Slidell who, filling the doorway, said: Mr. Fairfax, I met you as a gentleman in Havana on Thur saw Mrs. Slidell approach the door and beg Mr. Fairfax to go away. He replied: Madam, my orders ao say: I will never go on board that ship. Mr. Fairfax took him by the collar, Engineer Houston an[5 more...]