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dition, was commanded by Capt. John Marston, a Massachusetts man, and the Cumberland, a sloop of war of twenty-four guns, in the absence of the captain by Lieut. George W. Morris, aided by Lieut. (now admiral) Thomas O. Selfridge, Jr., both from this State, as were Acting Masters Randall and Kennison. The Cumberland, having been bg down with her more than one hundred men; Boynton's History of the U. S. Navy, I, 366. and her guns were fired to the last, the final shot, discharged by Lieutenant Morris, fatally wounding the Confederate Commander, Captain Buchanan. The final triumph of the Monitor need not be described. In September, 1862, Acting Master to be beaten in detail as they came up. We were whipped in detail. . . . Five brigadier-generals had remained idly awaiting results on those islands [Folly and Morris] while as many brigades, commanded by colonels, were being whipped at Olustee. (War Diary by George H. Gordon, one of the brigadier-generals, pp. 282, 283) Compa