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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 7: the Trent affair. (search)
is papers and passenger list, knowing very well the object of our visit and the character and mission of the Commissioners; but Mr. Mason being recognized, a part of the armed crew was ordered from the boat and went on board. Messrs. Mason and Slidell were then requested to go on board the San Jacinto, but declined, and said that they would only yield to force, Mr. Slidell remarking that it would require considerable force to take him on board the San Jacinto. Lieut. Fairfax then ordered Mr. Houston to return to the San Jacinto and report that the Confederate Commissioners were on board the Trent, (mail steamer) and refused to go on board the San Jacinto by other means than force. Lieut. Greer then shoved off and went alongside of the Trent, sent his armed crew and marines on board and stationed them at both gangways. After a gentle application of force the four gentlemen were taken in the second cutter and conveyed on board the American frigate, where they were received by Capta
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
an ordinary exercise. Lieutenant Thomas L. Swann, the ordnance officer, had everything ready, and the working of his department was admirable; he was principally occupied during the action with the bowchasers. The other division officers--Captain Houston, of the marines, Lieutenant Charles F. Blake. Ensigns Cassell and Sigsbee, with their assistants, Master's-Mates Duncan and Stevens, fought their guns nobly and well. The powder division, under Acting-Ensign Utter, could not have been conas L. Swann and Chas. F. Blake; Ensigns, Douglass R. Cassell, Chas. D. Sigsbee and C. H. Pendleton; Acting-Ensign, John Utter; Chief Engineer, Mortimer Kellogg; Acting-Third-Assistant Engineer, H. H. Arthur; Surgeon, George Maulsby; Captain of Marines, G. P. Houston; Captain, E. Denicke, U. S. A. (Signal Officer); Pilot, Christopher Lawrence; Acting-Master's Mates, Wm. H. Cook, F. C. Duncan and A. L. Stevens; Paymaster's Clerk,----Baker; Boatswain, Chas. A. Bragdon; Acting-Gunner, John Quevedo;
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
and L. Norton: Engineers: Chief, T. J. Jones; Second-Assistant, H. H. Barrett; Acting-Second-Assistants, R. I. Middleton and M. Smith; Acting-Third-Assistants, O. Bassett, H. M. Noyes, M. W. Thaxter and S. J. Hobbs; Boatswain, H. E. Barnes; Gunner, Joseph Smith; Acting-Carpenter, M. E. Curley; Sailmaker, J. C. Herbert. *Brooklyn--Second rate. Captain, James Alden; Lieutenant, T. L. Swann; Surgeon, George Maulsby; Assistant Surgeon, H. S. Pitkin; Paymaster, G. E. Thornton; Captain of Marines, G. P. Houston; Acting-Master, Robt. Barstow; Ensigns, D. R. Cassell, C. H. Pendleton and C. D. Sigsbee; Acting-Ensign, C. H. Littlefield; Acting-Master's Mates, Thos. Stanfield, J. W. De-Camp and R. H. Taylor; Engineers: Chief, Mortimer Kellogg; Second-Assistants, W. H. G. West, Thos. Lynch, G. E. Tower and J. A. Bullard; Acting-Second-Assistant, R. D. Giberson; Acting-Third-Assistants, John Matthews, H. H. Arthur and Timothy Flanders; Boatswain, Robert McDonald; Acting-Gunner, John Quevedo;