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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 29: siege of Vicksburg--continued. (search)
eries were all silenced and deserted, and the gun boats moved up and down the river without having a shot fired at them, showing the moral effect of the first attack. The attack of the Cincinnati Lieutenant-Commander Bache, on the outer water battery will long be ranked among the most gallant events of this war; and though Lieutenant Bache had the misfortune to have his vessel sunk under him, he well deserves the handsome commendations bestowed upon him by the Department. To Lieutenant-Commander Ramsey, of the Choctaw, was assigned the management of three heavy guns placed on scows and anchored in a position to command the town and water batteries. Every gun the enemy could bring to bear on these boats was fired incessantly at them, but without one moment's cessation of fire on the part of our seamen, though the enemy's shots and shells fell like hail among them. This floating battery completely enfiladed the enemy s batteries and rifle-pits in front of General Sherman, and ma
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
ng-First-Assistant, J. J. Hardy; Acting-Second-Assistant, C. W. Reynolds; Acting-Third-Assistant, C. F. Degelman; Acting-Gunner, William Shields; Acting-Carpenter, D. H. Curry. Iron-clad steamer Tuscumbia. Lieutenant-Commander, James W. Shirk; Assistant Paymaster, Geo. A. Lyon; Acting-Ensigns, Lewis Kenney and E. M. Clark; Engineers: Acting-Chief, J. W. Hartuper; Acting-First-Assistant, Perry South; Acting-Second-Assistant, W. J. Milligan. Iron-clad steamer Choctaw. Lieutenant-Commander, F. M. Ramsey; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Wm. N. Whitehouse; Acting-Master, W. A. Griswold; Acting-Ensigns, Ezra Beaman, W. C. Bennett, A. S. Palmer and L. R. Hamersly; Acting-Master's Mates, T. Hopkins and Henry Marsh; Engineers: Acting-Chief, N. P. Baldwin; Acting-First-Assistant, C. E. Arbuthnot; Acting-Second-Assistant; Joseph Blake; Acting Third-Assistants, S. C. Babbitt and E. H. Austin; Acting-Gunner, Reuben Applegate; Acting-Carpenter, John A. Stewart. Iron-clad steamer Conestoga
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 43: operations of the Mississippi squadron, under Admiral Porter, after the Red River expedition. (search)
Lunt, Lieutenant and Adjutant. Captain Johnston, Commanding Gun-boat No. 9. In the latter part of February, Admiral Porter fitted out an expedition to go, via the Red River, up the Black and Washita Rivers, under the command of Lieutenant-Commander F. M. Ramsey, for the purpose of breaking up the Confederate posts that were being formed along these rivers and destroying their provisions. The expedition consisted of the following vessels: Fort Hindman, Acting-Volunteer Lieutenant John Pearicers engaged in these adventures, but they will generally be found in the lists. There were a number of such affairs, and in many of them the brave character of the Western men was clearly exhibited. On the 8th of June, 1864, Lieutenant-Commander F. M. Ramsey, while employed in the Atchafalaya River, started down with the Chillicothe, Neosho, and Fort Hindman. When about one and a half miles from Simmsport, they were fired upon by a battery of two 30-pounder Parrotts. When the vessels
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
Ammen; Tacony, Lieutenant-Commander W. T. Truxtun; Kansas, Lieutenant-Commander P. G. Watmough; Yantic, Lieutenant-Commander T. C. Harris; Unadilla, Lieutenant-Commander F. M. Ramsey; Huron, Lieutenant-Commander T. O. Selfridge; Maumee, Lieutenant-Commander Ralph Chandler; Pequot, Lieutenant-Commander D. L. Braine; Pawtucket, Comm John G. Walker; Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander M. Sicard; Malvern, Acting-Ensign Wm. C. Wise; Pontoosuc, Lieutenant-Commander Wm. G. Temple; Unadilla, Lieutenant-Commander F. M. Ramsey; Pawtucket, Commander J. H. Spotts; Huron, Lieutenant-Commander Thos. O. Selfridge; Maumee, Lieutenant-Commander Ralph Chandler; Pequot, Lieutenant-CActing-Second-Assistants, J. P. Cloyd and J. A. Crouthers; Acting-Third-Assistants, W. J. Barron and W. H. Woodward. *Unadilla--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, Francis M. Ramsey; Acting-Master, J. M. Skillings; Acting-Ensigns, John Cullaton, Wm. Field, Charles Weidenbein and Wm. Hanson; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, D. C. Burl