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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 34: (search)
Smith. Steamer Penobscot. Commander, J. M. B. Clitz; Lieutenant, F. M. Bunce; Assistant Surgeon, E. C. Ver Meulen; Assistant Engineers, T. J. Jones, Thos. Petherick, G. P. Wilkinson, G. V. Hall; Acting-Master's Mates, G. H. Smith, J. P. Semple, S. H. Daman, H. P. Edwards and S. K. Luce; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Addison Pool. Steamer Philadelphia. Commander, S. C. Rowan, Flag-officer; Acting-Master, Silas Reynolds, Commanding; Assistant Surgeon, Samuel J. Jones; Carpenter, H. M. Griffith. Steamer rescue. Acting-Assistant Engineers, W. H. Capen and B. D. Mulligan. Steamer Underwriter. Lieutenant, Alfred Hopkins and Lieutenant-Commander, Wm. N. Jeffers [commanding at different times]; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Dan'l Harman; Acting-Assistant Engineers, John Cohill, John Morse and John Whittaker; Acting-Master's Mates, Wm. K. Engell and Daniel Ward. Steamer Valley City. Lieutenant-Commander, J. C. Chaplin and Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, H. K. Furniss [co
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 35: operations of the North Atlantic Squadron, 1863. (search)
t, and lash it alongside the stump. And further-- I cannot find words to express my admiration of the courageous conduct of my officers and men, who fought the guns for six hours, aground in a disabled vessel, under such a fire of artillery and musketry, and who did not flinch even from working a gun on the open hurricane deck, or from going out in boats to carry hawsers. I wish through you to express my thanks to Captain Haynes, of the Mount Washington, and his executive officer, Mr. Griffith, who nobly refused to leave the vessel when his crew were sent away, and who rendered the most valuable assistance during the action. Master's-Mate Birtwistle, of the Minnesota, behaved in the most gallant manner, and I respectfully recommend him to you as a most brave and efficient officer. There was much heroic conduct displayed on this occasion: A seaman, Joachim Sylvia, was instantly killed and knocked overboard by a shell from the enemy, when Samuel Woods, captain of the g