so many perils, and carried you onward to successive victories, be the praise for his continued goodness to our country, and especially for this last great success of our arms.< Let the congratulations to yourself and your command be also extended to the officers and soldiers who cooperated with you.Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy.
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