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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
Acting-Master's Mates, E. C. Huggins, M. G. Bailey and J. A. Kilby; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, Benj. Hoffman; Acting-Third-Assistants, L. J. Everson and Wm. Quinn. Steamer little rebel. Acting-Ensign, N. T. Rennell; Acting-Master's Mates, N. F. Jacobs, R. G. Van Ness, J. W. Hambrick and J. T. Rulo; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, A. E. Giles; Acting-Second-Assistant, Philip Allman; Acting-Third-Assistant, E. H. Burton. Steamer victory. Acting-Ensigns, Fred'k Read, W. B. Trufant and J. H. Singleton; Acting-Assistant-Surgeon, G. W. Shields; Acting-Assistant-Paymaster, Benj. Page; Acting-Master's Mates, David Wagener, R. L. Taylor and John Malony; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, J. L. Winston; Acting-Third-Assistants, Fred'k Heuse and J. W. Street. Steamer Tensas. Acting-Ensigns, E. C. Van Pelt and Jacob Rutherford; Acting-Master's Mate, Henry Van Velsor; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistants, Andrew Wilson, Ant'y Courtenay; Acting-Third-Assistants, Nathan
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
hundred and sixty yards of seine presented as an obstacle to the expected torpedoes, placed about five hundred yards above the vessels, while on either side of the river fish weirs extended through the shoal water to shore. This seemed to be a perfect obstruction to floating torpedoes, but about 9 o'clock at night a black object was seen from the flag-ship drifting past her. The gun-boat Shawmut was hailed and ordered to send a boat to examine it. The officer of the boat, Acting-Ensign W. B. Trufant, standing in the bow, saw that it was a barrel and fired his revolver at it at close quarters, exploding it, by which he was dangerously wounded, two of the boat's crew killed, and one slightly wounded, while the boat was shattered. A short time after, another of the same kind exploded in the Osceola's wheel-house, blowing it to pieces and knocking down some bulkheads on board, but doing no damage to the hull. This was all the injury done by these ugly customers, two only escaping the
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 55: operations of the Mississippi Squadron in the latter part of 1864 and in 1865. (search)
N. Schooley; Acting-Assistant-Surgeon, J. H. Mills; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, Samuel Ecoff; Acting-Second-Assistant, William J. O'Neill. Springfield--Fourth-rate. Acting-Master, Edm. Morgan; Acting-Ensigns, H. D. Disereus and J. E. Wright; Acting-Master's Mates, J. Cunningham, H. Homkomp and William J. Rudd; Engineer: Acting-First-Assistant R. McLean; Acting-Third-Assistants, William Bell and H. J. Spence. Victory--Fourth-rate. Acting-Master, Frederick Read; Acting-Ensigns, W. B. Trufant and John Fisher; Acting-Master's Mates, R. L. Taylor, J. L. Kelso and G. W. Kepler; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, G. W. Shields; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Benj. Page; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, J. L. Winston; Acting-Second-Assistant, J. C. Jones; Acting-Third-Assistants, Samuel Henery and G. W. Postleth waite. General Sherman--Fourth-rate. Acting-Master, J. W. Morehead; Acting-Ensigns, E. D. Hurd and C. L. McChing; Acting-Master's Mates, D. J. Chadwick and M. Pinney;