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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)
med and useful vessel, the Jackson, for the attack on the batteries. Her commander, Lieutenant-Commander Woodworth, during the affair was appointed to tow the Portsmouth ahead of t he mortar steamers-Commander Wainwright, Lieutenant-Commander Harrell, Lieutenant-Commanding Bald win, Lieutenant-Commander Woodworth, are the officers commanding steamers connected with the flotilla. Their duties werte the passage of any fleet which might be sent against them. The steamer Jackson, Lieutenant-Commanding Woodworth, towed the Portsmouth gallantly into fire, though his position was more gallantly trtsmouth were not cut to pieces. I have been so struck with the energy and zeal of Lieutenants-Commanding Woodworth and Bald-win, that I hope the Navy Department will reward them by re-appointing theasion merits. To Commander Renshaw, Lieutenants-Commanding Guest, Bald win, Wainwright, and Woodworth, my thanks are particularly due for the zeal they manifested on all occasions to serve, no mat
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 20: a brave officer's mortification.--history set right. (search)
d-Assistant Engineer, J. H. Hunt; Gunner, J. L. Staples; Carpenter, John A. Dixon. Steamer Itasca. Lieutenant-Commander, C. H. B. Caldwell; Actting-Masters, Edward Jones, Amos Johnson and S. Nickerson; Assistant Surgeon, Heber Smith; Assistant Paymaster, A. J. Pritchard-Second-Assistant Engineer, J. H. Morrison; Third-Assistant Engineers, T. M. Jones, John Borthwick and E. A. Magee; Acting-Masters' Mates, N. Alexander and W. E. Bridges. Steamer John P. Jackson. Acting-Lieutenant-Commander, S. E. Woodworth; Acting-Masters, M. B. Crowell, J. F. Dearborn, Wm. Hedger and James Scannell; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, T. S. Yard; Acting-Second-Assistant Engineer, J. B. Morgan; Acting-Third-Assistant Engineers, James Barnes, J. D. Caldwell and Samuel Strade; Acting-Masters' Mates, W. H. Howard, W. J. B. Lawrence and J. Murphy. Steamer Kennebec. Lieutenant-Commander, John H. Russell; Lieutenant, F. B. Blake; Acting-Masters, Wm. Brooks and H. C. Wade; Assistant-Surgeon, C. H. Pe
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)
ndsomely repulsed by the Owasco and Jackson, Lieutenants Commanding Guest and Woodworth. The mortar schooners George Mangham and Arletta, Acting-Masters John Collinair target for what guns the enemy were able to fire. The Jackson, Lieutenant-Commander Woodworth, was struck badly with rifle shells, one of which exploded in her w eight or ten men overboard, one of whom was drowned. The Jackson, Lieutenant-Commander Woodworth, now became the helping ship, and picked up out of the water the Clron. Reports of Lieutenant-Commander Crosby, of the Pinola, and Lieutenant-Commander Woodworth, of the J. P. Jackson, of the attack on Vicksburg, June 28, 1862. of the attack on Vicksburg, June 28, 1862; also the report of Lieutenant-Commander Selim E. Woodworth, commanding the gun-boat J. P. Jackson, of the same affair. ed. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Selim E. Woodworth, Lieutenant-Commander, United States Navy. Commander D. D. Porter, Comma
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 25: capture of Fort Hindman or Arkansas Post. (search)
ing the Confederate Army, the gun-boats were ordered to take position again not further than 50 yards from the fort and begin to fire as soon as they pleased. The battle commenced and soon became very hot; when the tin-clads Glide, Lieutenant-Commander Woodworth, and Rattler, Lieutenant-Commander Smith, and the rain Monarch, Colonel Ellet, were ordered by the admiral to force their way through the obstructions above the forts, reach the ferry and cut off the enemy's retreat. In a short timentire new guns on them instead of the inferior batteries they started out with; moreover, the officers had learned that the way to fight these batteries was at close quarters. Lieutenant-Commanders Walker, Owen, Bache, Shirk, Watson, Smith, Woodworth, Breese, and the commander of the Monarch were all handsomely mentioned by Casemate no. 2 destroyed by the U. S. Gun-boat Louisville. Rear view of casemate no. 2. the admiral in his report to the Navy Department. This battle gave general
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 29: siege of Vicksburg--continued. (search)
vements in that quarter. Had it not been for the activity and energy displayed by Lieutenant-Commander Fitch, Captain Pennock and Lieutenant-Commander Phelps, General Rosecrans would have been left without provisions. To Captain Walke, Commander Woodworth, Lieutenant-Commanders Breese, Foster, Greer, Shirk, Owen, Wilson, Walker, Bache, Murphy, Selfridge, Prichett, Ramsay and Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Hoel, I feel much indebted for their active and energetic attention to all my orders, and which enabled them to carry out their plans successfully. The Benton, Lieutenant-Commander Greer, Mound City, Lieutenant Byron Wilson, Tuscumbia, Lieutenant-Commander Shirk. Carondelet, Acting Lieutenant Murphy, and the Sterling Price, Commander Woodworth, have been almost constantly under fire of the batteries at Vicksburg since the forty-five days siege commenced. The attack of the 22d of May, by the Benton, Mound City, Carondelet and Tuscumbia on all the water batteries, in which thre
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 30: (search)
. Coleman and DeWayne Stebbins; Acting-Master's Mate, R. V. Lamport; Engineers, Edw. Merriman, R. M. Gardiner, A. N. Derby, Elihu Stephens and J. N. Hartnett; Gunner, Herman Peters. Steamer General Price (4th rate). *Acting-Lieutenant, S. E. Woodworth (1863); Acting-Assistant Surgeon, George Harvey; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. W. McLellan; Acting-Ensigns, G. W. Pratt, J. H. Seever and D. P. Boseworth; Acting-Master's Mates, D. McKay and Peter Barclay; Engineers, D. E. Weaver, W. H. Couen.--Acting-Master James Fitzpatrick (1865). Steamer Huntress.--Acting-Master John L. Dennis (1865). Steamer Peri.--Acting-Master T. M. Farrell (1865). Store-ship Sovereign.--Acting-Master Thomas Baldwin. Steamer Glide.--Acting-Lieutenant S. E. Woodworth. Iron-clad Eastport.--Lieutenant-Commander S. L. Phelps (1864). Steamer Tennessee.--Lieutenant-Commander E, P. Lull (1865). Steamer Gen. Burnside. --Lieutenant Moreau Forest (1865). Steamer Gen. Thomas. --Acting-Master G