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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)
ar Vincennes. Lieutenant-Commander, John Madigan, Jr.; Assistant Surgeon, D. M. Skinner; Second-Lieutenant Marines, N. L. Nokes; Acting-Boatswain, John Smith; Acting-Gunner, Wm. Wilson; Acting-Carpenter, A. O. Goodsoe; Acting-Sailmaker, Nicholas Lynch; Acting-Masters, W. H. Churchill, J. T. Seaver, J. R. Hamilton and O. B. Warren; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. J. A. Kissam. Steamer Hatteras. Lieutenant-Commander, Homer C. Blake; Assistant Surgeon, E. S. Matthews; Acting-Masters, H. O. Porter, Enoch Brooks and G. D. Hoffner; Acting-Masters' Mates, J. W. Hazlitt, A. H. Berry and T. G. McGrath; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, F. A. Conkling; Acting-Engineers, A. M. Covert, J. C. Cree, Jacob Colp and B. C. Bourne. Gun-boat Sciota. Lieutenant-Commander, Reigart B. Lowry; Lieutenant F. O. Davenport; Assistant Surgeon, J. H. Clark; Assistant Engineers, C. E. De Valin, H. M. Quig, A. H. Price and Edw. Curtis; Acting-Master, A. McFarlane; Acting-Ensigns, J. H. Field and S. S. Beck;
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 24: Second attack on Vicksburg, etc. (search)
cond attack on Vicksburg, etc. Rear-Admiral Porter takes command of the Mississippi squadrt took part in the Yazoo expedition. Rear-Admiral Porter took command of the Mississippi Squadrooment no actual operations in progress, Rear-Admiral Porter devoted his attention to putting the vell be heard from ere long again. Before Admiral Porter left Washington he was informed by the Preorming him of McClernand's intention, that he, Porter, had assumed command of the Mississippi Squadr with the greater part of his Army Sherman and Porter could get possession of the defences of Vicksbprogramme. This interview between Grant and Porter lasted just half an hour, and thus was startedng a point at which to land an Army. Rear-Admiral Porter arrived in the Yazoo a day or two afterall the signs promised fair weather. Rear-Admiral Porter being still hopeful, proposed to run theed to turn over the command to him. As Admiral Porter did not come under Army rule and knew exac
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 25: capture of Fort Hindman or Arkansas Post. (search)
upposed merely as a spectator, but about 3 o'clock, he rode up to the bank near which the gun-boats laid and informed Admiral Porter that Sherman was in position in the rear of the work, and waiting for the gun-boats to begin the attack on the fort. here: McClernand immediately acquiesced in Sherman's proposition and moved his force up the Arkansas, the fleet under Porter accompanying. A naval bombardment lasting several days occurred, and on the 11th the troops assaulted the works, when thshould be] lost about 1,000 men in killed, wounded and missing. The guns of the fort were silenced by the fleet, and Admiral Porter received the sword of its commander. General Grant did not approve of this movement on Arkansas Post when he firsnfitted him for such a command, and these peculiarities became so offensive to Generals Sherman and McPherson, and to Admiral Porter, that they urged General Grant to take command himself as the only chance for the success of the enterprise, and in c
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
Michael Dundon; Third-Assistant, A. C. Engard; Acting-Third-Assistant, H. F. Grier; Acting-Boatswain, James Gurney; Gunner, G. W. Omensetter; Carpenter, J. Macfarlane: Sailmaker, B. B. Blydenburg. *Susquehanna--first-rate. Commodore, S. W. Godon; Lieutenant-Commander, F. B. Blake; Lieutenants, J. R. Bartlett and Geo. M. Brown; Surgeon, J. O'C. Barclay; Assistant-Surgeon, C. H. Perry; Paymaster, A. J. Clark; Chaplain, J. D. Beugless; First-Lieutenant of Marines, Wm. Wallace; Acting-Master, H. O. Porter; Ensign, E. E. Preble; Acting-Ensigns, T. F. Lacock, W. W. Rhoades and O. C. K. Benham; Acting-Master's Mates, Chas. Gainsford, W. H. Sprague, M. S. Cooper and S. T. Paine; Engineers: Chief, John Johnson; First-Assistant, I. S. Finney; Second-Assistants, James Renshaw, J. H. Hutchinson and H. A. Smith; Third-Assistants, Thomas Crummey and C. F. Marsland; Acting-Third-Assistant, Berna Cook; Boatswain, Z. Whitmarsh, Jr.; Gunner, E. J. Waugh; Carpenter, J. E. Miller; Sailmaker, J. A.