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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 25: capture of Fort Hindman or Arkansas Post. (search)
Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Wm. F. Hamilton; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. S. Harvey; Acting Master, J. C. Little; Acting-Ensign, Richard Ellis; Acting-Master's Mates, L. F. Knapp and Richard Mitchell: Acting-Chief Engineer, Chas. Christopher; Engineers, Jos. Goodwin, B. A. Farmer and G. S. Baker; Acting-Gunner, Robert Sherman; Acting-Carpenter, Jos. Morton. Steamer judge Torrence. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, J. F. Richardson; Acting-Ensign, Jeremiah Irwin; Acting-Master's Mate, James Ross; Acting-Chief Engineer, P. R. Hartwig; Engineers, J. Stough, J. C. Barr and W. Y. Sedman. Steamer New Era. Acting-Master, F. W. Flammer; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Wm. B. Purdy: Acting-Ensigns, Wm. C. Hanford and Geo. L. Smith; Acting-Master's Mates, G. E. Cheever, W. C. Renner, W. B. Shillits and Wm. Wharry; Acting-Engineers, Israel Marsh, John Darragh and Richard Fengler; Acting-Gunner, Louis Fredericks. Receiving ship New national. Acting-Masters, Alex. M. Grant and O. H. P
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 26: siege of Vicksburg. (search)
the, Lieutenant-Commander Foster, the Baron DeKalb, Lieutenant-Commander Walker, the tinclad Rattler, Lioness (ram) and two other light draft vessels. All were under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Watson Smith, who had instructions to open the way to the Yazoo River and destroy all of the enemy's means that could not be carried away. General Grant sent an Army contingent along with the gunboats to assist in forcing the way through the obstructions. This force was commanded by Brigadier-General Ross. To describe the difficulties which attended this expedition would be impossible and they could only be realized by those who saw them. The pass had been closed for many years and trees had grown up in the middle of the channel which Lad become dry after the levee was built across its mouth. Great rafts were left in this dry channel as the water ran off and bushes and vines now grew thickly around them and tied them together as with withes. Overhanging trees joined together ove
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 30: (search)
er great Western (powder Vessel.) *Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Wm. F. Hamilton; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Jos. S. Harvey; Acting-Master, J. C. Little; Acting-Ensign, Richard Ellis; Acting-Master's Mates, L. F. Knapp and R. Mitchell; Engineers, Chas. Christopher, Joseph Goodwin, B. A. Farmer and G. S. Baker; Acting-Gunner, Robert Sherman; Acting-Carpenter, Joseph Morton. Steamer * Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant J. F. Richardson; Acting-Ensign, Jeremiah Irwin; Acting-Master's Mate, James Ross; Engineers, P. R. Hartwig, J. Stough, John C. Barr and W. Y. Sedman. Mortar boats. Commanded by Gunner * Eugene Mack, afterwards by *Ensign Miller. Vessels employed at other points on the river (1863-5). Steamer Peosta (4th rate).--Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, T. E. Smith (1864). Steamer Kenwood (4th rate).--Acting-Master John Swaney (1864). Steamer Paw-Paw (4th rate).--Acting-Master A. F. Thompson (1864). Steamer Conestoga 4th rate).--Lieutenant-Commander * T. O. Self