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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 79 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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expended whilst engaging the rebel batteries and fleet: Fifty-two eleven-inch charges, fifteen pounds each; two eleven-inch charges, twenty-five pounds each; six eleven-inch shell, five seconds each; twelve eleven-inch shell, ten seconds each; fourteen eleven-inch shrapnel, five seconds each; six stands of grape; two stands of canister; fourteen eleven-inch solid shot, or dinary steel; two eleven-inch solid shot, ordinary steel. I am, sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Robert Sherman, Acting Gunner. To Com. Thomas Stevens, U. S. Navy, Commanding U. S. S. Winnebago. Report of Commander J. W. A. Nicholson. U. S. S. Manhattan, Mobile Bay, Aug. 6, 1864. sir: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by this ship in the action of the fifth instant with Fort Morgan and the rebel iron-clad Tennessee. At five minutes past seven A. M. I opened on the Fort, but owing to the dense smoke from the guns our firing was necessarily very slow.