having been selected for the time of attack, I appointed Commander C. R. P. Rodgers to the command of the naval forces, consisting of the gunhe command of Lieutenant Barnes, was afterwards despatched to Commander Rodgers.
The part assigned to the naval force was to protect the l learn that the naval part of the expedition was conducted by Commander Rodgers with the highest skill and ability.
I have the honor to transure.
Respectfully, etc., S. F. Dupont.
Report of Commander C. R. P. Rodgers.
United States Flag ship Wabash, Port Royal harbor, ce introduced into the navy.
I have the honor to be, etc., C. R. P. Rodgers, Commander. To Flag Officer S. F. Dupont, Commanding South Atwent after him, but was fired upon, and had to leave him.
As Capt. Rodgers went alongside of his men, landed with the howitzers from the Oes — at which time we lost one man killed, none wounded.
Capt. C. R. P. Rodgers, of the Wabash, was Acting Commodore of the Navy on this oc