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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 1 1 Browse Search
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ssible to stop them, all were ordered to advance. Porter, p. 448. Acting Master's Mate J. E. Jones of the Monticello accompanied Lieut. Wm. B. Cushing in one of his daring expeditions up the Wilmington River, June 23, 1864. In the attack on Fort Fisher under General Terry, Jan. 15, 1865, Lieutenant-Commander Selfridge had charge of one of the three divisions of seamen. Assistant Surgeon Longshaw was killed in this assault. In the naval attack on Mobile Station, March 27, 1865, Lieut.-Com. W. W. Low commanded the Octarora. All these were Massachusetts officers by birth or appointment; but the whole number of such officers who did their duty can be found only in the lists in the second volume of this work, and the vast multitude of Massachusetts sailors cannot be preserved by name, even there. There occurred under a Massachusetts officer, on April 11, 1864, one of the most curious contests in war history, the assault of twenty-five hundred infantry upon a gunboat aground. Af