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August 5th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 3
Doc. 3.-attack on the defences of Mobile. Report of rear-admiral Farragut. flag-ship Hartford, Mobile Bay, Aug. 5, 1864. sir: I have the honor to report to the Department that this morning I entered Mobile Bay, passing between Forts Morgan and Gaines, and encountering the rebel ram Tennessee and gunboats of the enemy, namely, Selma, Morgan, and Gaines. The attacking fleet was under way by forty-five minutes past five A. M., in the following order: The Brooklyn, with the Octorara fully, your obedient servant, D. G. Farragut, Admiral Commanding W. G. B. Squadron. To Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy. List of killed and wounded on board U. S. S. Hartford in the action with the rebel Fort Morgan and fleet, August fifth, 1864: Killed — David Morrow, quarter-gunner; Wm. Osgood, ordinary seaman; Thos. Baine, ordinary seaman; Benjamin Harper, seaman; Wm. Clark, boy; Charles Schaffer, seaman; Frank Still well, nurse; George Walker, landsman; John C. Scott, ordina
August 15th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 3
ion, side; Walter Lloyd, boy, leg; M. Forbes, captain mizzen-top, contusion, side; Wm. Stanley, seaman, contusion and on leg; C. Stevenson, boy, contusion; F. Campbell, seaman, contusion; Wm. Doyle, boy, contusion, side; Auguste Simmons, landsman; Peter Pitts, boy; Michael Fayal, landsman; David Ortin; Wm. Trask, left leg; Charles Dennis, both arms; Thomas O'Connell, right hand off. Total, twenty-three. Congratulatory letter to rear-admiral Farragut. Navy Department, Washington, August 15, 1864. sir: Your despatch of the fifth instant, stating that you had, on the morning of that day, entered Mobile Bay, passing between Forts Morgan and Gaines, and encountering and overcoming the rebel fleet, I had the satisfaction to receive this day. Some preliminary account of your operations had previously reached us through rebel channels. Again it is my pleasure and my duty to congratulate you and your brave associates on an achievement unequalled in our service by any other comman
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