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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 24 18 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 10 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1865., [Electronic resource] 6 2 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 2 Browse Search
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interesting particulars of the repulse of these gallant men. Flag-Captain Breeeze accompanied the expedition, with Lieutenant Preston, assistant flag-captain; Lieutenant Benjamin H. Porter, commander of the flagship Malvern; Lieutenant Commanding Lao made their escape after dark. Ensign Dayton, of the Nereus, who had been for eleven months a prisoner along with Lieutenant Preston and Lieutenant Porter, at Charleston, observing his two comrades fall, seized a rifle and devoted himself to reveng side. The losses of the naval brigade were not less than two hundred and fifty in killed and wounded. Flag-Lieutenant Samuel W. Preston and Lieutenant Benjamin H. Porter, commander of the Malvern, were both shot dead, the former by a ball thrundred men in killed and wounded, and amongst them some gallant officers. I regret to announce the death of Lieutenant S. W. Preston and Lieutenant R. H. Porter. They were both captured together in the attack on Fort Sumter, and died together i