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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 9: operations of Admiral Dupont's squadron in the sounds of South Carolina. (search)
emy and to do it in such a manner as to prevent any more attempts of the kind. A joint expedition was agreed upon, and a plan of conduct settled upon by the commanders of the Army and Navy. The first day of the year was selected for the attack. Commander C. R. P. Rodgers was appointed to the command of the naval forces, consisting of the Ottawa, Lieut.-Commanding Stevens, Pembina, Lieut.-Commanding Bankhead, and four armed boats from the Wabash, carrying howitzers, under charge of Lieutenants Upshur, Luce and Irwin, and Acting Master Kempff, all of which were to enter the Coosaw by Beaufort river; the gun-boat Seneca, Lieut.-Com. Ammen, and the tug-boat Ellen, Acting-Master Budd, to participate, both of which were to move up Beaufort River and approach the batteries at Seabrook and Port Royal Ferry, by Whale Branch. The armed Tug Hale, Acting-Master Foster, was also ordered to report to the commander of the expedition. The gun-boats reached Beaufort on the 31st December, 1862,
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
ar more than possible. R. S. Ripley, Brigadier-General Commanding. Official: Wm. F. Nanee, Acting-Assistant Adjutant-General. Commander (now Rear-Admiral) John H. Upshur. We think we have established that Admiral Dupont was right in the conclusions which he submitted to the Navy Department immediately after the engagement . Field; Engineers: Second-Assistant, R. S. Talbot; Third-Assistants, R. H. Thurston, Fred'k Bull, Jr., and M. N. Knowlton. Steamer Flambeau. Lieutenant-Commander, John H. Upshur; Lieutenant, Fred'k R. Smith; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, J. R. Layton; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, F. V. D. Horton; Acting-Masters, W. B. Sheldon, Arnestness. They fought their guns with energy, and pointed them with admirable coolness. The three gun-deck divisions of 9--inch guns, under Lieutenants Luce, Upshur and Barnes, were commanded by those officers in a manner which illustrated the highest power of both men and guns, and exhibited the greatest effect of manhood an
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Letters relating to the battle of Port Royal and occupation of the Confederate forts. (search)
1861. Sir-Although I know that the conduct of the officers and crew of the Wabash are warmly commended by you in the action of the 7th instant, yet, in obedience to your demand for a special report, I respectfully submit the following: The men did their duty, as became American seamen, with calmness, precision and resolute earnestness. They fought their guns with energy, and pointed them with admirable coolness. The three gun-deck divisions of 9--inch guns, under Lieutenants Luce, Upshur and Barnes, were commanded by those officers in a manner which illustrated the highest power of both men and guns, and exhibited the greatest effect of manhood and training. I beg leave to commend these officers in terms of the warmest praise, both for skill and conduct; and also Lieutenant Irwin, who, in command of the powder division, did everything that a brave and earnest man could do to make his ship efficient. Acting-Masters Lamson, Rowland and Robertson, in command of the spar-dec
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 40: (search)
was strictly guarded, and remained at Plymouth, a constant source of anxiety to our naval authorities. The flotilla in the sounds was reinforced by some additional vessels and placed under the command of Commander William H. Macomb, an officer fully competent to perform the duties required of him. North Atlantic Squadron, January 1, 1864. Acting-Rear-Admiral, Samuel P. Lee. Fleet-Captain, Lieutenant-Commander John S. Barnes. Steam frigate Minnesota--Flag-ship. Lieutenant-Commander, John H. Upshur; Lieutenant, Jos. P. Fyffe; Fleet Surgeon, W. Maxwell Wood; Assistant Surgeons, G. S. Franklin, W. S. Fort and A. Mathewson; Fleet Paymaster, Chas. P. Upham; Chaplain, Thomas G. Salter; Marine Officers: Captain, John Schermerhorn; Second-Lieuten-ant, C. F. Williams; Acting-Masters, Robert Barstow, A. B. Pierson and W. H. Polly; Acting-En-signs, J. W. Grattan, E. R. Olcott, Richard Bates, John M. Cowen and James Birtwistle; Acting-Master's Mates, F. A. O'Conner, John Brann, J.
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
olunteer-Lieutenant A. R. Langthorne; Montgomery, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant T. C. Dunn; Iosco, Commander John Guest. The reserve division, under Lieutenant-Commander J. H. Upshur, in the A. D. Vance, consisted of the Britannia, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant W. A. Sheldon; Tristram Shandy, Acting-Volunteer -Lieutenant F. M. Greenon to the commanding officers in his division. I also recommend to the department Lieutenant-Commander T. S. Phelps, in command of the Juniata. Lieutenant-Commander J. H. Upshur, in the A. D. Vance, had charge of the reserves, and was employed night and day in landing army stores and guns, and covering the troops from the reb Acting-Third-Assistants, E. F. Hedden, J. J. Donohoe, E. T. Peake and S. G. Cottrell; Acting-Gunner, T. Carpenter. *A. D. Vance--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, J. H. Upshur; Acting-Masters, G. Cottrell and C. M. Lane; Acting-Ensigns, W. W. Smith, C. F. Ware, C. E. Clark and W. J. Eldredge; Acting-Assistant Surgeons, D.