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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 18: capture of forts Jackson and St. Philip, and the surrender of New Orleans. (search)
lk Packet, Lieut. Smith; O. H. Lee, Act. Mast. Godfrey; Para, Act. Mast. Furber; C. P. Williams, Act. Mast. Lang-thorne; Arletta, Act. Mast. Smith; Bacon, Act. Mast. Rogers; Sophronia, Act. Mast. Bartholomew. Second division, under Lieut. W. W. Queen: T. A. Ward, Lieut. Queen; M. J. Carlton, Act. Mast. Jack; Matthew Vassar, Act. Mast. Savage; George Mang-ham, Act. Mast. Collins; Orvetta, Act. Mast. Blanchard; Sidney C. Jones, Act. Mast. Graham; Adolph Hugel, Act. Mast. Van Buskirkar of heavy guns began, while the mortars burst forth into rapid bombardment, as the fleet drew near the enemy's works. Vessel after vessel added her guns to those already at work, until the very earth seemed to shake Lieut. (now Commodore) W. W. Queen. (commanding a division of mortar flotilla.) from their reverberations. A burning raft adding its lurid glare to the scene, and the fiery tracks of the mortar-shells as they passed through the darkness aloft, and sometimes burst in mid-air,
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
posts. I placed six vessels of the second division, under command of Lieutenant W. W. Queen, on the northeast shore of the river, the headmost one 3,680 yards fromits attention. The following vessels composed this division: T. A. Ward, W. W. Queen, commanding second division. M. J. Carlton, Charles E. Jack, acting-masteuch in favor of the three commanders of divisions, Lieutenants Watson Smith, W. W. Queen, and K. R. Breese. I can only say I would like always to have them at my simmanding U. S. Mortar Flotilla, Mississippi River. Report of Lieutenant-Commander Walter W. Queen, Second division mortar flotilla. United States Schooner Tne severely, the other slightly. Very respectfully your obedient servant, W. W. Queen, Lieut.-Comanding, in Command of 2d Div. Mortar Flotilla. Commander D. D. Po terms the zeal and ability displayed b Lieutenants-Commanding Watson Smith, W. W. Queen, and K. R. Breese. They have been indefatigable in drilling their men, infu
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
C. P. Williams.--Acting-Master A. R. Langthorne. Schooner Arletta.--Acting-Master Thomas E. Smith. Schooner William Bacon.--Acting-Master Wm. R. Rogers. Schooner Sophronia.--Acting-Master Lyman Bartholomew. Second division. Lieutenant W. W. Queen, Commanding Division. Schooner T. A. Ward.--Lieutenant W. W. Queen. Schooner M. T. Carlton. --Acting-Master Chas. E. Jack. Schooner Matthew Vassar.--Acting-Master Hugh H. Savage. Schooner George Mangham.--Acting-Master John CoLieutenant W. W. Queen. Schooner M. T. Carlton. --Acting-Master Chas. E. Jack. Schooner Matthew Vassar.--Acting-Master Hugh H. Savage. Schooner George Mangham.--Acting-Master John Collins. Schooner Orvetta.--Acting-Master Francis E. Blanchard. Schooner Sydney C. Jones.--Acting-Master J. D. Graham. Schooner Adolph Hugel.--Acting-Master J. Van Buskirk. Third division. Lieutenant K. R. Breese, Commanding Division. Barkentine Horace Beals.--Lieutenant K. R. Breese. Schooner John Griffith.--Acting-Master Henry Brown. Schooner Sarah Bruen.--Acting-Master Abraham Christian. Schooner Racer.--Acting-Master Alvin Phinney. Brig Sea Foam.--Acting-Master He
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 21: capture of New Orleans.--first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg.--ram Arkansas. (search)
out, however, doing any harm, and enabled us to get the desired information. I gave them four bombs, to let them see they were in range, and some 100-pound rifle shots, and returned to the anchorage, after satisfying myself about the proper position to place the mortar vessels in. On June 26, I was employed all night getting the mortars in position. Nine on the right-hand side going up, under command of Lieutenant-Com manding Smith, and eight on the left side, under command of Lieutenant-Commander Queen. Lieutenant-Commander Breese was left at New Orleans to bring up the last vessels. He was detained, also, getting the Sea Foam afloat, which vessel had grounded badly on a sand-bar, where she will most likely remain for the rest of the season. The position selected here for the mortars was a beautiful one on the starboard side of the river, at 2,500 yards from the main battery, and 2,200 from the water battery. The vessels on the port side about 700 yards, further off, were rath
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 40: (search)
o liberally showered upon him will appear when we chronicle his adventures in the sounds of North Carolina. The following vessels, arranged in the order given, off Edenton Bay, were under Captain Smith's command: Miami, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Charles A. French. Ceres, Acting-Master H. H. Foster. Commodore Hull, Act.-Master Francis Josselyn. Seymour. Second line. Mattabesett, Commander J. G. Febiger. Sassacus, Lieutenant-Commander F. A. Roe. Wyalusing, Lieutenant-Commander W. W. Queen. Whitehead, Acting-Ensign G. W. Barrett. The Miami was fitted with a torpedo to explode against the side of the ram, if opportunity offered. At 1 o'clock P. M. on the 5th of May, the Miami, Commodore Hull, Ceres and army transport Trumpeter got underway from the picket station off Edenton Bay, bound to the mouth of the Roanoke River, for the purpose of laying down torpedoes. Within a short distance of the buoy, at the mouth of the river, the Albemarle was discovered comin
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Second line. (search)
Second line. Mattabesett, Commander J. G. Febiger. Sassacus, Lieutenant-Commander F. A. Roe. Wyalusing, Lieutenant-Commander W. W. Queen. Whitehead, Acting-Ensign G. W. Barrett.