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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 13: the capture of New Orleans. (search)
hen, the Oneida, Captain Lee, came to the rescue of the Varuna, but Boggs waved him on after the Moore, which was then in flames. The latter was surrendered to the Oneida by her second officer. She had lost fifty of her men, killed and maimed; and Kennon, her commander, had set her on fire and fled, leaving his wounded to the cruelty of the flames. Report of Captain Charles Boggs to Commodore Farragut, April 29th, 1862. In his report, Captain Boggs warmly commended a powder-boy named Oscar Peck, only thirteen years of age, whose coolness and bravery were remarkable. Seeing him pass quickly, Boggs inquired where he was going in such a hurry. To get a passing-box, Sir, he replied: the other was smashed by a ball. When the Varuna went down, the boy was missed. He had stood by one of the guns, and had been cast into the water. In a few minutes he was seen swimming toward the wreck. When he got on the part above water, on which Boggs was standing, he gave the usual salute and sa
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
ter's Mate, J. W. Cortelyou. Acting-Master's Mate, Thomas Levindsell. Acting-Master's Mate, R. M. Clark. Acting-Master's Mate, Thomas McEllmell. West Gulf Squadron. Acting-Master's L. A. Brown. Assistant Surgeon, C. S. Giberson. Acting-Master, W. H. Churchill. Third-Assistant Engineer, John D. Ford. Acting-Master, D. H. Hayden. Third-Assistant Engineer, J. E. Speights. Acting-Master R. L. Kelley. Third-Assistant Engineer, J. F. Walton. Acting-Master, W. M. Stannard. Acting-First-Assistant Engineer, David Fraser. Acting-Master, George Wiggin. Acting-Second-Assistant Engineer George L. Harris. Acting-Master, O B. Warren. Acting-Third-Assistant Engineer, Samuel Robinson. Assistant Surgeon, John H. Clark. Acting-Master's Mate, F. G. Lowe. Assistant Surgeon, Wm. B. Gibson. Acting-Master's Mate, S. H. Johnson. Assistant Surgeon, W. F. Terry. Acting-Master's Mate, Oscar Peck. Assistant Surgeon, C. J. S. Wells. Acting-Master's Mate, George Taylor.
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)
ster, A. J. Pritchard; Assistant Engineers, T. Jones and John Borthwick; Acting-Masters, Edmund Jones and Sylvanus Nickerson; Acting-Masters' Mates, J. B. Crane, W. E. Bridges, George Spencer and Henry Miron; Acting-Engineers, David Frazier, H. C. Henshaw and M. Gerry. Steamer Tennessee. Lieutenant-Commander, P. C. Johnson; Assistant Surgeon, H. M. Wells; Acting-Masters, J. D. Childs, Ezra Leonard, G. E. Nelson and S. V. Bennis; Acting-Masters' Mates, M. W. McEntee, A. P. Sampson and Oscar Peck; Acting-Gunner, Nathaniel Hobbs; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, B. F. D. Fitch; Acting-Engineers, J. E. Schultz, G. L. Harris, Samuel Robinson, E. C. Mayloy and Thomas Fitzgerald. Gun-boat Owasco. Lietenant-Commander, Henry Wilson; Assistant Surgeon, W. W. Leavitt; Assistant Engineers. W. K. Purse. J. A. Scott, C. H. Greenleaf and D. M. Egbert; Acting-Masters, S. A. Swimmerton and T. D. Babb; Acting-Masters' Mates, John Ulter and J. G. Arbona; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Richard Beardsl