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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
ive his version of the burning of Alexandria. On the 28th of March, 1865, nearly a year after the event, in a report, wherein he seeks to justify himself for the conduct of the campaign and to throw the blame for his mismanagement on others, he says: Rumors were circulated freely through the camp at Alexandria, that upon the evacuation of the town it would be burned. [We never heard any such rumors.] To prevent this destruction of property, part of which belonged to loyal citizens, General Grover, commanding the post, was instructed to organize a thorough police, and to provide for its occupation by an armed force until the army had marched to Simmsport. The measures taken were sufficient to prevent a conflagration in the manner in which it had been anticipated; but on the morning of the evacuation, while the army was in full possession of the town, a fire broke out in a building on the levee, which had been occupied by refugees or soldiers, [what soldiers?] in such a manner as
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
d John Sears; Acting-Master's Mates, Edward Bird, D. H. Clark and Chas. Gainesford; Chief Engineer, Wm. H. Hunt; Second-Assistants, J. H. Morrison and R. H. Fitch; Third-Assistants, N. D. McIlvaine and C. W. Breaker: Acting-Third-Assistants, W. E. Dearer and Nicholas Dillon; Boatswain, H. Dickinson; Gunner, Wm. Parker. Steamer Princess Royal. Commander, M. B. Woolsey; Lieutenant, C. E. McKay; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, T. K. Chandler; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, F. T. Morton; Acting-Master, F. J. Grover; Acting-Ensigns, T. H. Paine and F. A. Miller; Acting-Master's Mates, Freeman Langly and W. E. Cannon; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, Wm. Huntley; Acting-Second-Assistant. W. H. Thompson; Acting-Third-Assistants, Andrew Redmond, Charles Wolf and Peter Taylor. *steamer Seminole. Commanders, E. Donaldson, at Mobile, and Henry Rolando; Lieutenant, A. T. Mahan; Surgeon, Charles Martin; Paymaster, T. T. Caswell; Acting-Master, C. G. Arthur; Ensign, G. K. Has-well; Acting-Ens
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 53: operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864, and in 1865.--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby. (search)
es Entwistle; Acting-Third-Assistants, Nathan Brown, L. M. Reenstjerna and J. P. Somerby. Vincennes--Third-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, C. H. Greene; Assistant Surgeon, J. W. Newcomer; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Samuel Jordan; Acting-Masters, A. E. Hunter and L. A. Brown; Acting-Ensign, Robert Henderson; Acting-Boatswain, John Smith; Acting-Gunner, Wm. Kneeland; Sailmaker, Geo. Thomas. Milwaukee--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, James H. Gillis; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, F. John Grover; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, N. Brewster; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, G. S. Horne; Acting-Master, Geo. W. Garrison; Acting-Ensigns, N. T. Crocker, E. D. Springer, R. L. E. Coombs and J. W. Crocker; Acting-Master's Mates, Geo. H. Cole, T. W. Stuart and G. W. Perrigo; Engineers: First-Assistant, John Purdy, Jr.; Acting-Second-Assistants, Chas. Metzger, John Adkins, Henry Bauer, S. W. Evans and Frank Leonard; Acting-Third-Assistants, F. A. Hurd; Jacob Wahl, H. L. Dickerson, Morgan Lutton, J.