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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The naval fight in Mobile bay, August 5th, 1864--official report of Admiral Buchanan. (search)
ils of the action and injuries sustained by the Tennessee, I refer you to the report of Commander J. D. Johnston, which has my approval. After I was carried below, unfortunately wounded, I had to be dergone for several hours; and it was only because the circumstances were as represented by Captain Johnston that she was surrendered to the fleet about 10 A. M., painful as it was to do so. I serioushe crews and many officers of the Tennessee and Selma. have been sent to New Orleans. Commander J. D. Johnston, Lieutenant-Commandant P. U. Murphy, Lieutenants W. L. Bradford and A. D. Wharton, Secog the above I have seen the report. of Admiral Farragut, a portion of which is incorrect. Captain Johnston did not deliver my sword on board the Hartford. After the surrender of the Tennessee, CaptC. S. N. Officers of the ram Tennessee who were in action. Admiral F. Buchanan, Commander J. D. Johnston, First Lieutenant and Executive Officer William L. Bradford, Lieutenant A. D. Wharton,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of commander J. D. Johnston. (search)
Report of commander J. D. Johnston. United States hospital, navy yard Pensacola, August 13, 1864. Admiral Franklin Buchanan, Late Commanding Naval Defences of Alabama: I have the honor to submit the following report of the circumstances under which the Confederate States ram Tennessee, recently under my command as your flag-ship, was surrendered to the United States fleet commanded by Rear-Admiral Farragut, in Mobile bay. At 6 A. M., on the 5th instant, the enemy's fleet, consisting ousive of the one hundred lost on the Tecumseh, making a number almost as large as the entire force under your command in this unequal conflict. Fifty-three shot marks were found on the Tennessee, thirty-three of which had penetrated so far as to cause splinters to fly inboard, and the washers over the tends of the bolts wounded several men. With the greatest respect and esteem, I am very respectfully, Your obedient servant, J. D. Johnston, Commander P. N. C. S., late of the Tennessee.