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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 1,936 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 142 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 22 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 18 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 18 0 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 10 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 10 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 10 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
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office, July 15, 1885; Heitman's Historical Register of the U. S. Army, p. 890.) Phisterer, an able statistician, claims, in his New York in the Civil War (p. 43), that the whole number serving in the U. S. Navy during the war was 132,554, of which New York furnished 50,936. He attempts no list of officers in the volunteer navy. A body of volunteer naval officers had also to be created, and of these at least 1,757 out of 7,500 were furnished by Massachusetts, and especially for the Atlantic Ocean service, those employed on the Mississippi being mostly steamboat men and pilots. The regular officers formed about one-seventh of the whole number employed. Soley, p. 9. In addition, Massachusetts furnished, in connection with the expedition for the relief of Fort Sumter, the man who was destined above all men to bring order out of chaos and organize our early navy. This was Capt. Gustavus Vasa Fox, assistant secretary of the navy. He had spent eighteen years of his life in th