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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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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)
Peterson attempted to return to Berwick Bay by the way of Atchafalaya. After passing the mouth of the Teche lie was attacked from shore by field-pieces and sharp-shooters. The men fought well, and the action lasted two hours and three-quarters. The captain of the Diana was killed early in the action, and his executive officer, Acting-Master's Mate Thomas G. Hall,was mortally wounded; also Master's Mate Geo. C. Dolliver and Engineer Jas. McNally, leaving only one officer (Master's Mate Charles P. Weston), who carried on the fight and behaved most admirably. The tiller-ropes were shot away and the engine disabled so that the Diana became unmanageable and drifted ashore, when it was impossible to longer defend her. As soon as the firing was heard at the bay, the Calhoun, Acting-Master M. Jordan, was sent into the lake to ascertain the cause of it. She arrived at the mouth of the Atchafalaya, where she grounded and remained until midnight. Several of the crew of the Diana had es
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)
el Delano, Peter O'Conner and Wm. Henderson; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, C. P. Roebuck; Third-Assistants, Sylvanus McIntyre, J. P. Kelly, John Lowe, Thomas Crummey and F. C. Russell. Steamer water Witch. Lieutenant-Commander, Austin Pendergrast; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, W. H. Pierson; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, L. G. Billings; Acting-Masters, C. W. Buck and W. B. Stoddard; Acting-Ensigns, J. M. Forsyth, A. T. Stover and Chas. Hill; Acting-Master's Mates, E. D. W. Parsons, C. P. Weston and H. V. Butler; Engineers: Acting-First-Assistant, Samuel Genther; Acting-Third-Assistants, J. P. Cooper, J. Hollingsworth and I. A. Conover. Steamer Marblehead. Lieutenant-Commander, R. W. Meade, Jr.; Assistant Surgeon, B. H. Kidder; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, James Winter; Acting-Ensigns, G. A. Harriman and G. F. Winslow; Acting-Master's Mates, B. O. Low, T. L. Fisher and F. Millett; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Frank Henderson; Third-Assistants, H. W. Bulkley, M. A. Sut