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What Happened Today, 12 July

1863/07/12Abstract log of the USS Essex: The St. Mary's brought up Captain Emmons, US Navy, who took command of the Monongahela, and also of the river from Port Hudson to New Orleans. The Monongahela, since her former captain, Commander Abner Read, US Navy, was mortally wounded when passing the battery opposite White Hall Point on the 7th instant, has been under the command of her executive officer, Lieutenant-Commander George Dewey. (ORN)
1864/07/12Captain Melancton Smith, Senior Officer in James River, ordered Lieutenant George Dewey to proceed to USS Agawam, in temporary command, and tae up station at Aiken's Landing. (ORN)
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