The Records of Living Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps

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L. R. Hamersly & Company, 1898 - United States - 382 pages
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Page 256 - New York Society for the- Relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men.
Page 22 - The rebel gunboats Morgan, Gaines, and Selma were ahead; and the latter particularly annoyed us with a raking fire, which our guns could not return. At two minutes after eight o'clock I ordered the Metacomet to cast off and go in pursuit of the Selma.
Page 22 - Our little consort, the Metacomet, was also under my immediate eye during the whole action up to the moment I ordered her to cast off in pursuit of the Selma.
Page 297 - He is a member of the Military order of the Loyal Legion, and on April 2, 1890, was appointed Postmaster of Grand Rapids, and served until March, 1894.
Page 36 - Juniata,' May, 1864, till June, 1866, north Atlantic squadron ; engagements and surrender of Fort Fisher, December 24 and 25, 1864, and January 13, 14, and 15, 1865 ; Brazil station, 1865, till June, 1866; executive officer US flag-ship
Page 22 - Jouett's conduct during the whole affair commands my warmest commendations. The Morgan and Gaines succeeded in escaping under the protection of the guns of Fort Morgan, which would have been prevented had the other gunboats been as prompt in their movements as the Metacomet. The want of pilots, however, I believe, was the principal difficulty. The Gaines was so injured by our fire that she had to be run ashore, where she was subsequently destroyed, but the Morgan escaped to Mobile during the night,...
Page 21 - Volta bureau by the principals and superintendents of the schools, and published in commemoration of the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America.
Page 6 - That those officers on the retired list, and those hereafter retired, who were, or who may be, retired after forty years' service, or on attaining the age of sixty-two years, in conformity with section one of the act of December, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and its amendments, dated June twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, or...
Page 57 - Was born in Massachusetts. Appointed from that State, October 25, 1859; at Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; in steam frigate Mississippi, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-63; bombardment and passage of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, Chalmette batteries, and capture of New Orleans, 1862; in attack on and attempted passage of Port Hudson, March 14, 1863, where the Mississippi was destroyed, after which he joined the steam sloop Monongahela, and took part in the siege of Port Hudson, in the fight below Donaldsonville...
Page 375 - An Act to Provide for the Examination of Certain Officers of the Army, and to regulate Promotions Therein

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