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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 12: fight between the Merrimac and Monitor, March 8, 1862. (search)
ed from the army at Richmond, Commodore Franklin Buchanan, Commander of the Merrimac. and they proved to be excellent men for the duty required of them. The officers of this historic vessel were as follows: Lieutenants, Catesby ap R. Jones (Executive and ordnance officer), Lieutenants Charles C. Simms, Robert D. Minor (Flag), Hunter Davidson, John Taylor Wood. J. R. Eggleston, Walter Butt; Midshipmen, Fonte, Marmaduke, Littlepage, Craig, Long and Rootes; Paymaster, Semple; Surgeon, Phillips; Assistant Surgeon, Algernon S. Garnett; Captain of Marines, Reuben Thorn; Engineer, Ramsay; Assistants, Tynan, Campbell, Herring, Jack and White; Boatswain, Hasker; Gunner, Oliver; Carpenter, Lindsay; Clerk, Arthur Sinclair, Jr.; Volunteer Aid, Lieut. Douglas Forrest; Captain, Kevil, commanding detachment of Norfolk United Infantry. Thus equipped, officered and manned, the iron-clad represented at the moment the most powerful fighting ship in the world, and the Federal Government might
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 16: operations on the Mississippi. (search)
my. The gun-boats then continued on till abreast of where the enemy had posted his heaviest batteries, and under cover of a fire of grape and canister, a force was landed in two boats from each of the vessels, including a portion of Co. C, Capt. Phillips, and Co. K, Lieut. Rider, of the 3-d Illinois Volunteers (sharpshooters). The boats of the Taylor were commanded by Master J. Goudy, and those of the Lexington by Master Martin Dunn. It was found on landing that besides the artillerists, tf the expedition, was one of the most gallant officers in the Western Flotilla, and delighted in such service, where the usefulness of the gun-boats could be demonstrated. On board the Taylor there was one killed and six wounded, including Capt. Phillips, of the Army; on board the Lexington there were two killed and two missing, small casualties considering the heavy force opposed to the gun-boats. The enemy's loss was said to be nine killed and upwards of one hundred wounded. On the same
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., chapter 51 (search)
le; Acting-Master's Mates, H. C. Borden and Robert Robinson; Engineers: Acting-Third-Assistants, W. H. Hughes and John F. Costar. Steamer Commodore Read. Acting-Master, G. E. Hill; Acting-Assistant-Surgeon, James Wilson; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. J. Duffield; Acting-Ensigns, G. E. McConnell, C. Ainsworth and L. Wold; Acting-Master's Mates, Guy Morrison, E. K. Howland and G. A. Patchke; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, A. K. Gaul; Acting-Third-Assistants, John Westinghouse, Wesley J. Phillips and George Smith. Steamer Currituck. Acting-Master, W. H. Smith; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Henry Johnson; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Frank Clark; Acting-Ensigns, Thomas Nelson, Ambrose Felix and J. A. Havens; Acting-Master's Mate, G. B. Hall; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Alfred Clum; Acting-Third-Assistants, O. P. Thompson and C. B. Wright. Steamer Jacob Bell. Acting-Master, G. C. Shultze; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Wm. Neilson, Jr.; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Samue
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 52: operations about Charleston, 1865.--fall of Charleston, Savannah, etc. (search)
hn Corson. Sweet Brier--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, J. D. Dexter; Acting-Master's Mates, T. J. Dill. J. R. Grove and L. H. Brown; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistants, M. V. B. Darling and T. J W. Cooper; Acting-Third-Assistant, J. W. Blake. Pettit--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, Charles Greive; Acting-Master's Mates, J. A. Smith, C. E. Cool and Uriah Folger; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistants, Reuben McClenahan and Augustus Wendell; Acting-Third-Assistants, Edw. Bannaclough and W. J. Phillips. Gladiolus--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, Napoleon Boughton; Acting-Master's Mates, S. W. Byran, H. B. Eaton and Wm. C. Parker; Engineers: Acting-Third Assistant, John D. Williams, Geo. W. Beard and Augustus Straub. Carnation Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, William Boyd; Acting-Master's Mates, J. D. Reed, Albion Burnham and A. H. Francis; Engineers: Acting-Third-Assistants, Wm. C. Boone and D. M. Spangler. Laburnum--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensigns, Sturgis Center, J. D. Kihlborn