The Navy of the United States, from the Commencement, 1775 to 1853; With a Brief History of Each Vessel's Service and Fate
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...Lieut. J. L. Parker, died at Anton Lizardo. Surgaon W. J. Powell, died at New Orleans. Lieut. S. C. Gist, died at Vera Cruz. Passed Ass't Sur. J. H. Smith, died at Salmadina. Lieut. T. B. Barrett, died Vera Cruz. Passed Ass't Sur. C. J. Bates, died at Salmadina. Passed Mid. R. Allison, died at New Ooleans. Ass't Sur. P. B. Delany, died at Laguna. Passed Mid. F. W. Colby, died at Vera Cruz. Purser A. D. Crosby, died at Laguna. Passed Mid. W. R. Thomas, died at Vera Cruz. Major L. Twiggs, killed in storming Chapultcpcc, Mujor S. E. Watson, died in Vera Cruz. Capt, A. Edson, died at sea, in the Gulf, Marine Corps. 1st Lieut. T. A. Brady, died at Tnmpico, 3d Lieut. Ii. Welsh, died at San Augustine. GULF OF MEXICO. By the Squadron under the command of Commodores D. Conner and M. C. Perry. This expedition was accompanied by the following detachments from the squadron: Albany, Capt. S. L. Breeze, with 116 officers and men. Raman, Capt. Forrest, 197 John Adams, Comdr. W.J. McCIuncy, 121 Decatur, Comdr. R. S. Pinckncy, 13-2 Germantown, Comdr. F. Buchanan, 151 Ohio, Comdr.L.M.Goldsborough, 336 The principal resistance in this affair was from the chapparals, killing several, and wounding Comdr. Tattnall, Licuts. Whittle, Hartstene, and J. L. Parker. Mississippi, Comdr. A. S. Mackenzie, &c, with 180 officers and men. Vesuvius, Comdr. G. A. Magruder, 25" Etna, Comdr. G. J. Van Brunt, 25" Hecla, Lieut. A. B. Fairfax, 25" Potomac, Lieut. E. R. Thompson, 182" At sea. Afterwards sold for $1,440. With a detachment from the Raritan, Albany, under Capt. F. Forrest, consisting of 242 officers and men. Met with slight resistance. under Capt. S. L. Breeze, "144 John Adams, under Comdr. W. J.McCluney," 141" Germantown, under Comdr....
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