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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 2 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 47: operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of 1863 and in 1864. (search)
h cotton, was discovered up the Santee River, at a point called McClellansville, and Commodore Rowan, senior officer of the blockading squadron, ordered Lieutenant A. W. Weaver, of the gun-boat Winona, to fit out an expedition and cut her out. Accordingly, an expedition was started from the Winona, under the command of Acting-Master E. H. Sheffield (executive officer), consisting of the gig and second and third cutters. Acting-Ensign Lieutenant-Commander (now Captain) A. W. Weaver. Wm. McKendry was in charge of one cutter, Acting-Master's Mate L. N. Cornthwait in charge of the other, with Acting-Assistant Surgeon Charles Little and Assistant-Engineer W. I. Barrington; the sailors consisted of 21 of the crew. Mr. Sheffield had orders to proceed up the Santee, capture the steamer if possible, and bring her out; if not, to burn her. Cuttingout expeditions are always hazardous, and this was no exception to the rule. It was a dark night with drizzling rain, just such a night as a
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 52: operations about Charleston, 1865.--fall of Charleston, Savannah, etc. (search)
. Ottawa--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, James Stillwell; Acting-Master, Wm. H. Winslow; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, L. H. Willard; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, G. W. Huntington; Acting-Ensigns, Benj. Mitchell, C. H. Choate, W. H. McCormick and W. N. Smith; Engineers: Second-Assistants, Geo. H. White and R. B. Hine; Acting-Second Assistant, Wm. Ross; Acting-Third-Assistant, C. G. Mead. Winona--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, Wm. H. Dana; Acting-Masters, E. H. Sheffield and Wm. McKendry; Acting-Ensigns, Walter Sargent and J. Severns; Acting-Master's Mate, Alfred Staigg; Acting-Assistant-Surgeon, Charles Little; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, T. H. Dickson; Engineers : Second-Assistant, Alfred Hendrick; Acting-Second-Assistant, J. B. A. Allen, Jr.; Third-Assistant, R. L. Wamaling; Acting-Third-Assistant, C. W. Plaisted. Dai Ching--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, J. C. Chaplin; Acting-Masters, J. W. Crosby and Geo. Howorth; Acting-Ensign, Walter Walton; Acting-Assist