ORN Series 1, Vol. X: Report of Acting Master Hugh H. Savage, USS General Putnam, June 9-10, 1864

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in Naval Volume X

NH 59379: USS William G. Putnam (1861-1865)Report of Acting Master Savage, U. S. Navy, regarding expenditure of ammunition in the attack upon Fort Clifton, Va., June 9-10, 1864.

U. S. S. General Putnam,
Appomattox River, Virginia, June 12, 1864.

Sir: I respectfully report to you the following expenditures of ammunition:

June 9.—In the engagement with the enemy at Fort Clifton, 20-pounder Parrot rifle, 77 shell; 77 2-pound charges.

June 10.—Parrott rifle, 3 shell; 3 2-pound charges.

Total, 80 shell; 80 charges.

June 10.— 24-pounder howitzer, 2 shell.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H[ugh]. H. Savage,
Acting Master, Commanding.

Commander J. M. B. Clitz,
Comdg. U. S. S. Osceola, Senior Naval Officer, off City Point, Va.1

Source:

  1. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion, Series 1, Volume X, p. 139

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