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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 26 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 2 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) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 9, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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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)
ing the whole war there was no finer incident than this, and the bravery of the officers and men of the Cumberland even won the applause of the enemy. Commander William Radford, of the Cumberland, was engaged that day on a Court of Inquiry, which was sitting on board one of the vessels in Hampton Roads. When the Merrimac was reported as coming down, all else was lost sight of, and procuring a horse, Radford started at full speed for Newport News; but he only reached there in time to see his ship disappearing beneath the waves, and his gallant crew fighting to the last. Of course as long as the Cumberland kept up her fire the enemy returned it, their se is little generosity or sentimentality in war: the object is to kill and wound, and this was too favorable an opportunity to be neglected. In the absence of Com. Radford, Lieut. George N. Morris was in command of the Cumberland, and his heroism inspired his crew to the deeds which they performed on that eventful day. Of the Cum
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 34: (search)
s, R. S. Collum; Acting-Master's Mates, John Fisher, V. W. Jones and T. W. Jones; Boatswain, J. A. Briscoe; Gunner, C. De Bevoise; Carpenter, J. A. Krim; Sailmaker, L. Rogers. Steamer Delaware. Lieutenant-Commander. S. P. Quackenbush; Assistant Surgeon, Lorenzo Traver; Assistant Paymaster, F. R. Curtis; Acting-Ensign, J. H. Kerens; Acting-Engineers, J. D. Williamson, T. J. Brown, A. Dunbar and James Mellen; Acting-Master's Mate, J. H. Springman. Sloop-of-war Cumberland. Commander, William Radford; Lieutenants, George U. Morris, T. O. Selfridge, and M. S. Stuyvesant; Chaplain, J. H. Lenhart; Acting-Masters, W. P. Randall and W. W. Kennison; Surgeon, Charles Martin; Assistant Surgeon, Edward Kershner; Lieutenant of Marines, Charles Haywood; Acting-Master's Mates, Henry Wyman, E. V. Tyson, Chas. O'Neil and J. M. Harrington; Boatswain, E. B. Bell; Gunner, Eugene Mack; Carpenter, W. M. Leighton; Sailmaker, David Bruce. Steamer John L. Lockwood. Acting-Masters, G. W. Graves
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
There were five Commodores in the fleet — Thatcher, Lanman, Godon, Schenck and Radford. The latter officer had immediate command of the iron-clads. From all these e commanding officers, and I hope I shall keep them under my command: Commodore William Radford, commanding New Ironsides; Commander E. S. Parrott, commanding MonadnD. B. Ridgely; Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander M. Sicard; New Ironsides, Commodore William Radford; Monadnock, Commander E. G. Parrott; Canonicus, Lieutenant-Commander Steamer Powhatan, 3d Division North Atlantic Squadron. Report of Commodore William Radford, commanding U. S. S. New Ironsides. United States Steamer New Iip in such good fighting order. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Wm. Radford, Commodore Commanding Iron-clad Division. Rear-Admiral David D. Porter, Commred yards, she would not only have silenced Commodore (now Rear-Admiral) William Radford. their batteries fully and entirely, but would have driven every rebel fro
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
e a different plan was pursued from the last. The Ironsides (Commodore Radford) leading, was followed in by the Monitors Saugus, Canonicus, ment of Fort Fisher will be as follows: The New Ironsides, Commodore Radford, will lead in, and anchor with the centre of the northeast farves all I can say of him, and is worthy of promotion. Commodore William Radford, in command of that noble ship the Ironsides, and also inwe had come there to stay. Under all and every circumstance, Commodore Radford has acquired an enviable reputation, and is deserving of the al David D. Porter. Commanding N. A. Station. Report of Commodore Wm. Radford. U. S. Ship New Ironsides, at anchor off Fort Fisher,ave the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, William Radford, Commodore, Commanding Iron-clad Division. Rear-Admiral D. D. ailmaker, J. A. Holbrook. *New Ironsides--first-rate. Commodore, Wm. Radford; Lieutenant-Commander, R. L. Phythian; Lieutenants, A. R. M