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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 14: battle and capture of Fort Henry by the Navy. (search)
ire of the heaviest batteries, notwithstanding the high authority to the contrary. To give an idea of some of the dreadful scenes to which our gun-boats were liable, we insert an interesting letter written after the battle of Fort Henry, by James Laning, the Second Master of the Essex, in which he thus describes the engagement: On February 1st, 1862, the iron-clad gun-boat Essex, whilst lying off Fort Holt, received orders from Flag-officer A. H. Foote, commanding the Western flotilla, toy Hamilton, U. S. N., Acting Gunner; Andrew Woodlock, Carpenter; James O'Neil, Armorer. Gun-boat Essex William D. Porter, Iron-clad gun-boats St. Louis, Carondelet and Essex. U. S. N., Commander; Robert K. Riley, First Master; James Laning, Second Master; Theodore P. Ferry, Third Master; George W. Walker, Fourth Master; James McBride, Pilot; Marshall H. Ford, Pilot; Thomas Rice, Surgeon; Joseph H. Lewis, Paymaster; Charles M. Blasdell, Chief Engineer; R. J. Stearns First Assista
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 30: (search)
*Lieutenant-Colmmander, F. M. Ramsay; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Wm. N. Whitehouse; Acting-Master, W. A. Griswold; Acting-Ensigns, E. Beaman, W. C. Bennett, A. S. Palmer and L. R. Hamersly; Acting-Master's Mates, T. Hopkins and H. Marsh; Engineers, N. P. Baldwin, C. E. Arbuthnot, Joseph Blake, S. C. Babbitt and E. H. Austin; Acting-Gunner, Reuben Applegate; Acting-Carpenter, J. A. Stewart. Iron-clad steamer Lafayette (4th rate). *Captain, Henry Walke; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, James Laning; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Collins D. White; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, James P. Kelly; Acting-Ensigns, J. L. Moran, Elias Smith and W. C. Bennet; Acting-Master's Mates, H. G. Warren, C. H Slocum, H. C. Marsh, S. O. Lovell, S. R. Winram, W. P. Higbee, Thomas Twitchell and Paul Morgan; Engineers, Robert Tate, A. M. Rowe, E. B. Hill and J. W. Paull; Acting-Gunner, G. W. Price; Acting-Carpenter, C. M. Underwood. Iron-clad steamer Carondelet (4th rate). *Lieutenant, J. McLeod Murphy; A
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
sistant Surgeon, M. A. Miller; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, W. H. Byrn; Acting Ensigns, E. F. Brooks, Jas. Downs, E. P. Bragg and R. Howden; Acting-Master's Mates, H. J. Kiskadden, Alex. Semple and H. B. Purdy; Engineers: Acting-Chief, Wm. Mills; Acting-First-Assistant, W. C. Sanford; Acting-Second-Assistant, J. L. Miles; Acting-Third-Assistants, J. F. Humphreys and M. C. Noland; Acting-Gunner, W. T. Devlan; Acting-Carpenter, J. O. Baker. Steamer Rattler. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, James Laning; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Scollay Parker; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Geo. P. Peck; Acting-Master, D. W. Glenny; Acting-Ensigns, Wm. Ferguson and E. P. Nellis; Acting-Master s Mates, H. E. Church, M. C. Pickering and John Cronin; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, James L. Smith; Acting-Second-Assistant, G. W. Shields; Acting-Third-Assistants, Robert Russell and James H. Hume. Steamer Exchange. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, J. S. Hurd; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, G. E. Francis; Acting