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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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surrendered at forty-five minutes past nine. Anchored with the fleet at forty-five minutes past ten in the lower fleet anchorage of Mobile Bay. Inclosed please receive engineer's report of condition of the turrets, and the gunner's account of ammunition expended. The Winnebago was struck nineteen times, three of the shot having penetrated the deck near the after-turret. I have to report no casualties. The officers and men conducted themselves well; and to Acting Volunteer Lieutenant W. T. Shankland, First Assistant-Engineer John Purdy, who volunteered for this vessel, and the pilot, William H. Wroten, I am indebted for valuable assistance. I have the honor to remain, your obedient servant, T. H. Stevens, Commander. U. S. S. Winnebago, Mobile Bay, Aug. 5, 1864. sir: I have the honor to inform you that the following is a correct list of ordnance stores expended whilst engaging the rebel batteries and fleet: Fifty-two eleven-inch charges, fifteen pounds each; two eleven-