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Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life 18 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 44: battle of Mobile Bay. (search)
ing only been on board two days, the highest compliment that can be paid him is the confidence and spirit with which the crew went into action. Too much praise cannot be awarded to Lieutenant C. S. Cotton, Lieutenant E. N. Kellogg and Acting-Ensign John Sears, commanding gun divisions, for the admirable examples of courage they afforded their men, and for their skill in directing the fire of the guns. The conduct of Acting-Ensign Charles V. Gridley (regular) is beyond all praise. He had c Commanders, J. R. M. Mullany, at Mobile, and W. E. LeRoy; Lieutenant, C. L. Huntington; Surgeon, John Y. Taylor; Paymaster, C. W. Hassler; Acting-Masters, Thomas Edwards and Elijah Rose; Ensign, E. N. Kellogg; Acting-Ensigns, C. V. Gridley and John Sears; Acting-Master's Mates, Edward Bird, D. H. Clark and Chas. Gainesford; Chief Engineer, Wm. H. Hunt; Second-Assistants, J. H. Morrison and R. H. Fitch; Third-Assistants, N. D. McIlvaine and C. W. Breaker: Acting-Third-Assistants, W. E. Dearer an
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 53: operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864, and in 1865.--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby. (search)
on, Ezra Pray; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, D. F. Power; Acting--Ensigns, C. F. R Wappenhaus, T. H. Paine, C. H. Blount and F. A. G. Bacon; Acting-Master's Mate, A. S. Eldredge; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, John Seaman; Acting-Third-Assistants, Henry Lyon, Jr., W. E. Deaver, F. V. Christin and F. Scott. Antona--Fourth-rate. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, John F. Harden; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, S. B. Doty; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, H. M. Whittemore; Acting-Ensigns, F. W. Hearn, John Sears, W. G. Jones and John Bowman; Acting-Master's Mates, C. E. Schofield and G. T. Carey; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, S. T. Reeves; Acting-Third-Assistants, Thos. Petherick, Jr., J. H. Burchmore and John Chambers. Stockdale--Fourth-rate. Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, Thomas Edwards; Acting-Assistant Paymasters, J. W. Day and W. R. Sherwood; Acting-Ensign, H. F. Martin; Acting-Master's Mates, S. H. Johnson, C. H. Cleveland, Daniel Dennis and George Rogers; Engineers: Acting-Third-A
d of their gallant commander, J. R. M. Mullany, who gave us all so noble an example of unflinching courage and heroism. His coolness in action could not possibly have been surpassed. Having scarcely become acquainted with Commander Mullany, he having only been on board two days, the highest compliment that can be paid him is the confidence and spirit with which the crew went into action. Too much praise cannot be awarded to Lieutenant C. S. Cotton, Lieutenant E. N. Kellogg, and Acting Ensign John Sears, commanding gun divisions, for the admirable examples of courage they afforded their men, and for their skill in directing the fire of the guns. The conduct of Acting Ensign Charles V. Gridley (regular) is beyond all praise. He had charge of the Master's division, and assisted in conning the ship from the top-gallant forecastle. Acting Ensign Hall's conduct has been previously mentioned. His duties were performed in the most satisfactory manner, and, under the Almighty God,
Lydia Maria Child, Isaac T. Hopper: a true life, Mary Holliday. (search)
latto girl, named Fanny, as slave to the widow of John Sears, in Maryland. When about twenty-four years old, at he knew a mulatto named Fanny, who belonged to Mrs. Sears, and he believed the woman present, called Mary Hs that her name is Fanny, and that she belongs to Mrs. Sears. My family are all very much attached to her, anfreedom. Friend Hopper accordingly called upon Mrs. Sears, and after stipulating that nothing said on eitheort to an expensive and uncertain process of law. Mrs. Sears replied, It is in vain to treat with me on the sue decision of another court. He accordingly told Mrs. Sears it was necessary to let her go. She asked what wa don't. Mary went home with her protector, and Mrs. Sears employed Alexander J. Dallas as counsel. The casthan Friend Hopper how to multiply difficulties. Mrs. Sears frequently attended, bringing witnesses with herourt then adjourned to three in the afternoon. Mrs. Sears was informed that even if the court adjudged Mary
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Terry's Brigade, formerly John M. Jones's. (search)
lis, Capt. Co. H, 59th Va. Regiment. J. A. Bishop, 1st Lieut. Co. H, 59th Va. Regiment. [72] Ord. Sergeant F. P. Bagwell, Mission'ry Rev. G. B. Armstrong, Courier Paul Jones, Orderly John Werth. T. B. Beasley, [5] Twenty-sixth Virginia Regiment. Field and Staff. Q.-M. Sergeant R. B. Busell, Mus'n R. D. Diggs, Ord. Sergeant J R. Spencer, E. T. Clements, Hosp. Steward J. H. Leigh, J. M. Knapp. Co. A. Private J. B. Donovan. Co. B. Private W. C. Taylor, John Sears, Private I. K. P. Wilkins. Co. C. Private Wm. Jesse, Benj. Tyler, James Prince, Peyton Parker, Private Cyrus Evans, J. Richardson, W. Newbill. Co. D. Corporal J. W. Bohannon, Private A. J. Diggs, J. T. Hughes, H. T. Diggs, Private L. J. M. Foster, E. Diggs, J. H. Hudgins, A. B. Hicks. Co. E. Sergeant J. H. Diggs, Corporal Peter Daniel, Private W. Lemons, William Thomas, Private Joel Thomas, G. Miller, W. C. Brooke. Co. F. Private M. Rowe, John B