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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)
Admiral Goldsborough lost no time after the surrender of the forts on Roanoke Island in chasing up the Confederate Navy, which had disappeared entirely; and on the 9th of February he directed Com. Rowan to pursue them with the following vessels: Louisiana, Lieut.-Com. Murray; Hetzel, Lieut.-Com. Davenport; Underwriter, Lieut.-Com. Jeffers; Delaware, Lieut.-Com. Quackenbush; Commodore Perry, Lieut.-Com. Flusser; Valley City, Lieut.-Com. Chaplin; Morse, Acting-Master French; Lockwood, Acting-Master Graves; Ceres, Acting-Master McDiarmid; Shawsheen, Acting-Master Woodward; Brincker Acting-Master Geddings; Putnam, Acting-Master Hotchkiss. This was not a very formidable squadron, but it was equal to the occasion. Late in the afternoon of the 9th this fleet of vessels entered Albemarle Sound in search of the enemy, and soon after sighted the smoke of two steamers, which were seen to be heading for Pasquotank River. Chase was given and an attempt made to cut them off, but without succe
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 35: operations of the North Atlantic Squadron, 1863. (search)
he enemy frequently seemed to be firing at random. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Macdearmid is spoken of in the highest terms for his coolness and valor. This is not the first time that his name has appeared in this narrative, and it will not likely be the last. Acting-Master Saltonstall was promoted by the Department for the steady gallantry with which he fought his disabled vessel for nearly a day against great odds, and for his good conduct during the siege. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Graves and Acting-Master Welles were commended for faithful and efficient service, and were promoted in consequence. Acting-Ensign De Camarra, Acting-Master's Mates E. MacKeever, A. H. Hicks and Edward S. Austin were commended for their good conduct and bravery in battle. Acting-Master F. Josselyn, Acting-Ensigns J. O. Johnson and J. B. De Camarra, Acting-Master's Mates A. F. Haraden and Henry W. Wells. Acting-Second-Assistant Engineers H. Rafferty and John E. Harper, and Paymaster's S