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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 23: destruction of the ram Arkansas.--capture of Galveston.--capture of the Harriet Lane.--sinking of the Hatteras.--attack on Baton Rouge.--Miscellaneous engagements of the gun-boats. (search)
Assistant Paymaster, B. F. D. Fitch; Acting-Engineers, J. E. Schultz, G. L. Harris, Samuel Robinson, E. C. Mayloy and Thomas Fitzgerald. Gun-boat Owasco. Lietenant-Commander, Henry Wilson; Assistant Surgeon, W. W. Leavitt; Assistant Engineers. W. K. Purse. J. A. Scott, C. H. Greenleaf and D. M. Egbert; Acting-Masters, S. A. Swimmerton and T. D. Babb; Acting-Masters' Mates, John Ulter and J. G. Arbona; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, Richard Beardsley. Gun-boat Winona. Lieutenant-Commander, Aaron W. Weaver; Lieutenant, W. S. Schley; Assistant Surgeon Arthur Mathewson; Assistant Engineers, E. S. Boynton, Edward Gay and R. L. Wamaling; Acting-Master, Charles Hallet; Acting Ensign, F. H. Beers; Acting-Master's Mates, H. D. Burdett and Alfred Staigg; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, S. F. Train; Acting-Assistant Engineer, J. W. Milestead. Gun-boat Pinola. Lieutenant-Commander, James Stillwell; Lieutenant, G. Watson Sumner; Assistant Surgeon, L. M. Lyon; Assistant Engineers, John J
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 31: operations of Farragut's vessels on the coast of Texas, etc. (search)
erate general, who had evidently placed his men expecting to have an easy victory. This fire was kept up until 3.30 A. M., while the Confederate riflemen returned it so steadily that the men of the Princess Royal had several times to lie flat on the deck until the line of fire was passed. At about 4 A. M., the yelling of the Confederates ceased and their fire slackened, and shortly afterwards cheers went up from the Federal ramparts. At this moment the gun-boat Winona. Lieutenant-Commander A. W. Weaver, joined in the engagement, and continued in it until the end. At daylight the American flag floated gaily over the fort — none of its stars dimmed. General Green and his army retreated and left Donaldsonville in peace. One hundred and twenty of the Confederates got inside of the fort, and were captured and distributed among the different vessels for safe-keeping. Take it altogether, this was a handsome affair. There is no knowing what might have happened had it not bee
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 47: operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of 1863 and in 1864. (search)
Union officers and men. On the 23d of March, a steamer, supposed to be loading with cotton, was discovered up the Santee River, at a point called McClellansville, and Commodore Rowan, senior officer of the blockading squadron, ordered Lieutenant A. W. Weaver, of the gun-boat Winona, to fit out an expedition and cut her out. Accordingly, an expedition was started from the Winona, under the command of Acting-Master E. H. Sheffield (executive officer), consisting of the gig and second and third cutters. Acting-Ensign Lieutenant-Commander (now Captain) A. W. Weaver. Wm. McKendry was in charge of one cutter, Acting-Master's Mate L. N. Cornthwait in charge of the other, with Acting-Assistant Surgeon Charles Little and Assistant-Engineer W. I. Barrington; the sailors consisted of 21 of the crew. Mr. Sheffield had orders to proceed up the Santee, capture the steamer if possible, and bring her out; if not, to burn her. Cuttingout expeditions are always hazardous, and this was no exc
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
s, Commander E. R. Colhoun; Nyack, Lieutenant-Commander L. H. Newman; Unadilla, Lieutenant-Commander F. M. Ramsay; Huron, Lieutenant-Commander T. O. Selfridge; Pequot, Lieutenant-Commander D. L. Braine; Pontoosac, Lieutenant-Commander W. G. Temple; Nereus, Commander J. C. Howell: Vanderbilt, Captain C. W. Pickering; Fort Jackson, Captain B. F. Sands; Santiago de Cuba, Captain O. S. Glisson; Tacony, Lieutenant-Commander W. T. Truxtun; Osceola, Commander J. M. B. Clitz; Chippewa, Lieutenant-Commander A. W. Weaver; Sassacus, Lieutenant-Comlnander J. L. Davis; Maratanza, Lieutenant-Colmmander G. W. Young; Rhode Island, Commander S. D. Trenchard; Mount Vernon, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant James Trathen; Britannia, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Samuel Huse; Quaker City, Commander W. F. Spicer; Iosco, Commander John Guest; Howquah, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant J. W. Balch; Wilderness, Acting-Master H. Arey; Cherokee, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant W. E. Dennison; A. D. Vance, Lieutenant-Commander J
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
end that Commander E. G. Parrott, commanding the Monadnock, Commander E. R. Colhoun, commanding the Saugus, Lieutenant-Commander A. W. Weaver, commanding the Mahopac, and Lieutenant-Commander George E. Belknap, be promoted. These officers have giveE. G. Parrott; Canonicus, Lieutenant-Commander G. E. Belknap; Saugus, Commander G. R. Colhoun; and Mahopac, Lieutenant-Commander A. W. Weaver. The battery opened on this ship as we came in. I did not reply until I obtained my desired position, openird-Assistant, A. F. Nagle; Acting-Third-Assistants, Levi Coit and G. W. Yoe. *Chippewa--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, A. W. Weaver (Lieutenant-Commander E. E. Potter commanded at Fort Fisher); Acting-Master J. W. Saunders; Acting-Ensigns,Wm. D. Kay, James Curran and J. S. Larkins. *Mahopac--Fourth-rate. Lieutenant Commander E. E. Potter (Lieutenant-Commander A. W. Weaver commanded at Fort Fisher; Acting-Masters. C. R. Harris and D. K. Kennison; Acting-Ensigns, J. E. Jones, W.