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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 19: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
Lee, Acting-Master Washington Godfrey; Para, Acting-Master Edward G. Furber; C. P. Williams, Acting-Master Amos R. Langthorne; Arletta, Acting-Master Thomas E. Smith; William Bacon, Acting-Master William P. Rogers; Sophronia, Acting-Master Lyman Bartholomew) was placed the six vessels of the third divison, under Lieutenant-Commander K. R. Breese (John Griffith, Acting-Master Henry Brown; Sarah Bruen, Acting-Master Abraham Christian; Racer, Acting-Master Alvin Phinney; Sea Foam, Acting-Master Henry E. Williams; Henry James, Acting-Master Lewis W. Pennington; Dan Smith, Acting-Master George W. Brown), and one vessel, the Orvetta, Acting-Master Blanchard, all lying in line close together. All the vessels mentioned were anchored and secured to spring their broadsides, as occasion might require. In the meantime, Lieutenant-Commander John Guest was sent ahead in the Owasco to clear the bushes of riflemen which had been found to lurk there, and cover the vessels from the fire of the for
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
llins. Schooner Orvetta.--Acting-Master Francis E. Blanchard. Schooner Sydney C. Jones.--Acting-Master J. D. Graham. Schooner Adolph Hugel.--Acting-Master J. Van Buskirk. Third division. Lieutenant K. R. Breese, Commanding Division. Barkentine Horace Beals.--Lieutenant K. R. Breese. Schooner John Griffith.--Acting-Master Henry Brown. Schooner Sarah Bruen.--Acting-Master Abraham Christian. Schooner Racer.--Acting-Master Alvin Phinney. Brig Sea Foam.--Acting-Master Henry E. Williams. Schooner Henry James.--Acting-Master L. W. Pennington. Schooner Dan Smith.--Acting-Master George W. Brown. List of officers attached to the mortar flotilla and West Gulf Squadron, the names of whose vessels do not appear in the Navy Register. Mortar flotilla. Acting-Master, A. M. Gould. Acting-Master's Mate, D. B. Corey. Acting-Master, Newell Graham. Acting-Master's Mate, Wm. Collins. Acting-Master, J. H. Johnstone. Acting-Master's Mate, J. A. Chadwick.
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 21: capture of New Orleans.--first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg.--ram Arkansas. (search)
of Farragut's squadron, was never carried out. Three thousand troops only (under command of General Williams) were landed opposite Vicksburg, but, as they attempted nothing important, their presence we enemy has a large force behind the hills to prevent our landing and holding the place. General Williams has with him about three thousand men, and, on the occasion of our attack and passing, placed one of the guns, and killed a man and a horse. It gives me great pleasure to say that General Williams, Colonel Ellet, and the army officers of this division generally, have uniformly shown a grt the Navy has not a braver man or better officer. * * * * * * * I hear by a deserter to General Williams that General Breckinridge is in command at Vicksburg, and they are seizing every one for theet of water. When this was proposed to Flag-officer Davis he consented immediately, and General Williams offered to send up a few sharpshooters. The next morning they went off at daylight, and by