Commander T. A. M. Craven; the Manhattan, Commander I. W. A. Nicholson; the Winnebago, Commander T. H. Stevens; and the Chickasaw, Lieutenant Commander G. H. Perkins--were already inside the bar, anake command of the Chickasaw, and did his duty nobly.
The Winnebago was commanded by Commander T. H. Stevens, who volunteered for that position.
His vessel steers very badly, and neither of his t Charles F. Blake, Ensigns Cassel and Sigsbee, with their assistants, Master's Mates Duncan and Stevens — fought their guns nobly and well.
The powder division, under Acting Ensign Utter, could noar-Admiral D. G. Farragut, Commanding W. G. B. Squadron, Mobile Bay, Ala.
Report of Commander T. H. Stevens.
U. S. Monitor Winnebago, Mobile Bay, Aug. 6, 1864. To Rear-Admiral D. G. FarragutI 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 infor