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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 35: operations of the North Atlantic Squadron, 1863. (search)
ecially distinguished himself by planning, and with the co-operation of troops under Brigadier-General Getty, effecting the capture of five guns and 130 men on Hill's Point. This position commanded the communication between the Upper and Lower Nansemond, and the Confederates had, from it, greatly harassed the flotilla. Here Lamson captured a 24-pound howitzer and the sword of the Confederate commander. Lieutenant Cushing again, on this occasion, exhibited those high qualities which he was miral Lee. Also the following letters: U. S. Gun-Boat Stepping Stones, Sleepy Hole Landing, Nansemond River, April 21st, 1863. Admiral: I have again to express my obligation to Lieutenant R. H. Lamson, commanding gun-boats in upper Nansemond, for the admirable disposition of gunboats during the withdrawal of the troops, etc., last night, from Hill's Point, and for the efficient aid rendered by him, his officers and crews in effecting the withdrawal, which was successfully accomplis
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
5,292 18 97,791 28 New Orleans July 28, 1864 Sciota. Schooner Maria Albert 3,866 94 805 49 3,061 45 do July 28, 1864 Rachel Seaman. Schooner Mary Clinton 10,432 43 3,197 55 7,234 88 do Oct. 29, 1864 Powhatan. Steamer Minnie 353,943 42 9,070 16 344,873 26 Boston Oct. 10, 1864 Connecticut. Steamer Margaret and Jessie $54,426.59 distributed to owners, officers, and crew of the Fulton, army transport. 170,708 34 12 549 87 158,158 47 New York Oct. 17, 1864 Fulton, Keystone State, Nansemond. Steamer Matagorda 389,367 35 5,798 52 353,568 83 Boston Dec. 3, 1864 Magnolia. Steamer Mayflower 20,114 22 1,831 01 18,283 21 Key West Feb. 2, 1865 Union. Schooner Mary 28,638 62 1,661 22 26,977 40 New York Mar. 22, 1865 Mackinaw. Sloop Maria Louisa 4,106 57 408 71 3,697 86 Key West Mar. 22, 1865 Roebuck. Schooner Miriam 2,869 15 367 78 2,501 37 do Mar. 22, 1865 Honeysuckle. Sloop Mary 9,550 89 1,007 89 8,543 00 do Mar. 22, 1865 Roebuck. Brig Minnie 6,409 29 1,261 75