hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for F. C. Herbert or search for F. C. Herbert in all documents.

Your search returned 3 results in 2 document sections:

f shrinking or fear. Nelson, (Ship's Cook) John Wallington, (landsman,) and Mellage, (Paymaster's Steward,) deserve special mention. Seven of the forward part of the division were wounded and three of them killed; most of the wounds were mortal. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Wm. Starr Dana, In Charge of Powder Division. Lieutenant Commander L. A. Kimberly, U. S. Flag-Ship Hartford. In addition to the above, I would call attention to the conduct of Sailmaker F. C. Herbert, whose conduct and cool courage is spoken of as most remarkable. P. Drayton, Captain. U. S. flag-ship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Aug. 6, 1864. sir: The conduct of the officers and men belonging to the Engineer's Department was characterized by coolness and energy during the engagement of yesterday. Their duties were performed as if nothing extraordinary was going on. Acting Third Assistant-Engineer William G. McEwan deserves special mention for the prompt and efficient manner in
course, and lie there waiting an opportunity to slip out in a dark stormy night, etc. Had we found one of them there, we would have boarded, surprised, and worked her out if possible. But to our expedition. Our main object was to capture General Herbert, the rebel General commanding this department, and whose headquarters were at Smithville, a small village up the river, and inside all the forts. We supposed there were about three regiments of rebels at this place. It was a good dark nighim; they crept up on to him, put a revolver to his head, and brought him to us. On their return, they got another — both of them contrabands, and just what we wanted. The Captain clapped pistol to the head of one, and told him to lead us to General Herbert's headquarters, and point to us where the sentries were posted. He took the lead; we followed, four in all; passed close to a sentry, he was asleep, (every body sleeps here apparently;) finally we arrived at the General's headquarters, and