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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
e steamers of the mortar flotilla. At 4.55 A. M., four rockets were sent up, as a signal to the mortar vessels to cease firing, and shortly after we came to an anchor astern of them. It gives me great pleasure to say that one and all the officers and crew of this vessel did their duty like men, and displayed commendable coolness under a heavy fire, which they were obliged to endure for some minutes before it could be returned. My especial thanks are due to the executive officer, Lieutenant Edward Lea, who had the general superintendence of the battery; Acting-Masters Willis F. Munroe and Charles H. Hamilton, commanding the gun divisions, and Acting-Master J. A. Hannum, in charge of the powder division, which was well and rapidly served; also to Acting-Master George W. Sumner, an eleve of the Naval Academy attached to the Horace Beales, who volunteered for service, and gave me his valuable assistance in superintending the cutting of shrapnel, etc. In conclusion, you must permit
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
Captain of Marines, J. L. Broome; Chief Engineer, J. B. Kimball; Second-Assistant Engineers, E. B. Latch, W. W. Hopper and F. A. Wilson; Third-Assistant Engineers Isaac De Graff, C. M. Burchard, A. K. Fulton, H. H. Pilkington and W. H. Gamble; Acting-Master's Mates, H. H. Judson, C. H. Loundsberry, T. Mason and J. M. Smalley; Boatswain, James Walker; Gunner, John Duncan; Carpenter, J. H. Conley; Sailmaker, J. A. Holbrook. Steamer Harriet Lane. Commander, J. M. Wainwright; Lieutenant, Edward Lea; Acting-Masters, J. A. Hannum, C. H. Hamilton and W. F. Monroe; Assistant Surgeon, T. N. Penrose; Assistant Paymaster, J. J. Richardson; Second-Assistant Engineers, W. H. Plunkett and C. H. Stone; Third-Assistant Engineers, J. E. Cooper, R. N. Ellis and A. T. E. Mullen; Acting-Masters' Mate, C. M. Davis. Steamer Iroquois. Commander, John De Camp; Lieutenants, D. B. Harmony and Fred. V. McNair, Acting-Ensign, C. F. Willard Midshipman, John McFarland; Surgeon, Benj. Vreeland; Paymaster
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 23: destruction of the ram Arkansas.--capture of Galveston.--capture of the Harriet Lane.--sinking of the Hatteras.--attack on Baton Rouge.--Miscellaneous engagements of the gun-boats. (search)
Lane was above the city and she was first attacked. At 4 A. M., two of the enemy's steamers ran alongside of her and swept her decks with a fire from hundreds of rifles. Commander Wainwright was killed while gallantly leading his men; Lieutenant-Commander Lea, the Executive, fell mortally wounded, the next officer was severely wounded and half the people on deck shot down. It was a case of complete slaughter, and in ten minutes the Harriet Lane was in the enemy's possession. The other Unionett and J. B. Johnson; Acting-Assistant-Surgeon, E. H. Allis; Acting-Assistant-Paymaster, C. C. Walden; Acting-Engineers, Wm. R. Greene, G. S. Baker and C. W. Smith. Steamer Harriet Lane. Commander, J. M. Wainwright; Lieutenant-Commander, Edward Lea; Paymaster, J. J. Richardson; Assistant Surgeon T. N. Penrose. Iron-clad steamer Essex. Commander, C. H. B. Caldwell; Assistant Surgeon, Wm. F. Terry; Acting-Vol.-Lieutenant, H. A. Glassford; Acting-Masters, J. C. Parker and M. B. Snyder;