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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 7 3 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
on demanded. A regular system of drilling was at once commenced with sails, masts, yards and guns, particularly the latter, and a large portion of the time was spent in target practice. Immense quantities of shells were fired away, for the commanding officers of the ships were given carte blanche in this respect, the Admiral believing that it would be an ultimate saving in time of battle. The fleet was now formed into three divisions. There were five Commodores in the fleet — Thatcher, Lanman, Godon, Schenck and Radford. The latter officer had immediate command of the iron-clads. From all these officers Rear Admiral Porter received hearty support, although, owing to the fortunes of war, he had been advanced over their heads, and naturally expected to find some little feeling in regard to it; but there was none whatever. They met the Admiral in the most cordial manner and ever gave him their heartiest support. This was, it is true, the proper course, for success has always in
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
Sicard; Pontoosac, Lieutenant-Commander W. G. Temple; Nereus, Commander J. C. Howell. Line No. 2, Minnesota, Commodore Joseph Lanman leading, consisted of the Colorado, Commodore H. K. Thatcher; Wabash, Captain M. Smith; Susquehanna, Commodore S; he has shown the kind of ability naval leaders should possess — a love of fighting and an invincible courage. Commodore Joseph Lanman, commanding the Minnesota, was selected to lead the line, his vessel being the slowest and least manageable; conrthy, whose names, unfortunately, are not in my possession. I have called the attention of my commanding officer (Commodore Lanman) to Acting Ensigns Birtwistle and O'Connor. Both these gentlemen hold.their present appointments as a reward of galrtlett; Gunner, William Wilson; Carpenter, J. G. Myers; Sailmaker, Nicholas Lynch. *Minnesota--first-rate. Commodore, Joseph Lanman; Lieutenant-Commander, James Parker; Lieutenants, M. S. Stuyvesant and E. T. Woodward; Passed-Assistant-Surgeon,