Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion Volume 23

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion Volume 23

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... they are properly qualified and recommended. 2. That first masters, when not so qualified and recommended, will receive the rank of acting masters in the line. 3. That second masters will be appointed acting masters in the line. 4. That third and fourth masters will be appointed acting ensigns in the line, except where recommended for promotion with the approval of the Department. 5. The acting chief engineers will be appointed acting first assistant engineers. If the above understanding of the intentions of the Department is correct, I will take the liberty to suggest that this letter oe given to the clerk charged with making the appointments. A larger allowance of watch officers than is customary has been made on account of the climate. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, C. H. Davis, Acting Rear-Admiral, Commanding Mississippi Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. Report of Acting Rear-Admiral Davis, U. S. Navy, regarding operations against guerrillas in Ohio and Tennessee rivers. No. 12. U. S. Naval Depot, Cairo, October 2, 1862. Sir: I have the honor to report to the Department that the several communications received from Lieutenant-Commander Fitch during the past month show that he has been very active, and that the guerrillas have at several places been driven from the banks of the Tennessee and Ohio by the vessels under his command. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, C. H. Davis, Acting Rear-Admiral, Commanding Mississippi Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. Report of Lieutenant Thompson, U. S. Navy, commanding U. S. S. Pittsburg, regarding the detention of that vessel near Fort Pillow, for suppression of guerrillas. U. S. Gunboat Pittsburg, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 662g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839951
  • 9781236839954