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g worked well, and is now ready for service at any moment. Very respectfully your obedient servant, Charles L. Carty, Acting Chief-Engineer. Commander J. W. A. Nicholson, Commanding U. S. S. Manhattan. Report of Lieutenant Commander C. H. Wells. U. S. Steamer Galena, Mobile Bay, Ala., Aug. 6, 1864. sir: I herewith report to you the part which this steamer took in passing Forts Morgan and Gaines yesterday. Before leaving the anchorage off Mobile Bar, the Galena was lashed to top, severely wounding Commander Mullany; the effect of the other one I am unable to state, but think the only damage from it was to our rigging. The command of the ship now devolved upon me, and the management of the two vessels upon Lieutenant Commander Wells of the Galena. The battery was gallantly served while passing the forts, but the enemy raked us several times after our guns could not be brought to bear. In passing the Fort we received a shell forward on the berth-deck which exp