Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for William N. Jeffers or search for William N. Jeffers in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

fective services. Mr. Washburne, Acting Master, behaved admirably. These two are selected from among the number. The Aroostook, Port Royal, and Naugatuck took the stations previously assigned them, and did every thing that was possible. The Monitor could not have done better. The barrier is such that vessels of the enemy, if they have any, cannot possibly pass out; ours cannot pass in. I have the honor to be, your obedient servant, John Rodgers, Commander U. S. Navy. Lieut. Wm. N. Jeffers's report. U. S. Iron-clad steamer Monitor, James River, May 16, 1862. sir: I submit the following report of the movements of this vessel during the action of yesterday: Shortly after weighing anchor from our position near Kingsland Creek a sharp fire of musketry was commenced from both banks on all the ships. At half-past 7 I discovered an extensive fortification on an elevation of about two hundred feet, with several smaller batteries, all apparently mounting guns of t