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of the naval fights about Vicksburg, ending in the capture of the city, July,
1863; steam-frigate Niagara, special service, 1864 ; commissioned as Lieutenant,
February 22d, 1864 ; steam-sloop Lancaster, flag-ship Pacific Squadron, 1865-7 ;
/ommissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866; steam-frigate Min-
nesota, special service, 1868 ; steam-sloop Coctocook, flag-ship North Atlantic
Squadron, 1868-9 ; frigate Sabine, special cruise, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER ALEXANDER H. McCORMICK.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from Texas, September 21st, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steamer Norwich, South Atlantic Block-
ading Squadron, 1862-3 ; bombardment of Port Pulaski, 1862 ; fort in Wingaw
Bay, S. C, 1862 ; second occupation of Jacksonville, Florida, 1863 ; promoted
to Ensign, December 22d, 1862; steam-sloop Iroquois, special service, 1864-5;
commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864 ; Naval Academy, 1866-9 ;
commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866; steam-sloop Lancas-
ter, flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER HENRY L. JOHNSON.

Born in Vermont. Appointed from same State, September 30th, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-sloop Mississippi, 1861 ; steam-
sloop Tuscarora, special service, 1862-3 ; promoted to Ensign, September 24th,
1863 ; South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; commissioned as Lieu-
tenant, February 22d, 1864 ; steamer Nipsic, Atlantic Squadron, 1865-6 ;
commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866; Naval Academy,
1866-9; steam-sloop Juniata, European Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEBS. 167

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER ALBERT S. BARKER.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, October 25th,
1859 ; Naval Academy, 1859-61 j attached to steam-sloop Misaisaippi, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; bombardment and passage of Forts Jack-
son and St. Philip, Chalmette batteries, and capture of New Orleans, 1862 ;
Port Hudson ; promoted to Ensign, February 22d, 1862 ; steam-frigate Niagara,
special service, 1864 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864 ; Pacific
Squadron, 1865-7; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866;
steam-sloop Guerriere, flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron, 1867-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER MORTON W. SANDERS.

Born in Massachusetts. AppointSd from Massachusetts, September 25th,
1859 ; Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to sloop Vincennes, West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; engagement with rebel fleet at S. W. Pass,
Mississippi river, October, 1861 ; promoted to Ensign, November 22d, 1862
Mississippi Squadron, 1864 ; Red River Expedition, 1864 ; commissioned as Lieu-
tenant, February 22d, 1864; North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5
bombardment of Fort Fisher, December, 1864 ; capture of Fort Fisher, January
1865 ; Pacific Squadron, 1865-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander
July 25th, 1866 ; steam-sloop Juniata, European Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES S. COTTON.

Born in Wisconsin. Appointed from Wisconsin, September 23d, 1858 ;
Naval Academy, 1858-61 ; attached to frigate St. Lawrence, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1861-2 ; sinking of the privateer Petrel ; battle with the
rebel ram Merrimack, March 8th, 1862 ; promoted to Ensign, November 11th,
1862; North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863 ; steam-sloop Iroquois, special
service, 1863-4 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864 ; steam-sloop
Oneida, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864^5 ; battle of Mobile Bay, Au-
gust 5th, 1864; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866;
steam-sloop Shenandoah, Asiatic Squadron, 1868-9 ; Naval Academy, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES F. BLAKE.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, October 26th, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-sloop Mississippi, Atlantic Coast,
1861 ; sloop Constellation, Mediterranean Squadron, 1862-3 ; promoted to
Ensign, June 26th, 1863; West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864; battle of
Mobile Bay, August 5th, 1864 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d,
1864 ; steam-sloop Powhatan, Pacific Squadron, 1865-8 ; commissioned as
Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866; Naval Academy, 1868-9.



168 LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEES.

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER JOHN R. BARTLETT.

BoEN in New York. Appointed from Rhode Island, November 25th, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-sloop Mississippi, West Gulf Block-
ading Squadron, 1861-2 ; bombardment and passage of Forts Jackson and St.
Philip, Chalmette batteries, and capture of New Orleans ; attack on Vicksburg,
June, 1862 ; steam-sloop Brooklyn, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; pro-
moted to Ensign, September 8th, 1863; South Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1863-4 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864 ; steam-sloop Sus-
quehanna, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; bombardment of
Fort Fisher, December, 1864; on shore with assaulting party at capture of Fort
Fisher, January, 1865 ; steam-sloop Susquehanna, special service, 1866 ; commis-
sioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866; steamer Nipsic, Atlantic
Squadron, 1866-7; Naval Academy, 1867-9; frigate Sabine, special cruise,
1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER OLIVER A. BATCHELLER.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, November 25th, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to sloop Vincennes, West Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1861-2 ; promoted to Ensign, November 22d, 1862 ; steam-sloop
Mississippi, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3; attack on Port Hudson,
March 14th and 15th, 1863 ; siege of Port Hudson ; West Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1864-5; battle of Blobile bay, August 5th, 1864; siege of Fort
Morgan; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864; steamer Frolic,
European Squadron, 1866 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th,
1866; steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squadron, 1867 ; steam-sloop
Piscataqua, Asiatic Squadron, 1867-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER SILAS W. TERRY.

Born in Kentucky.- Appointed from Kentucky, September 28th, 1858;
Naval Academy, 1858-61 ; attached to sloop Dale, Atlantic Coast, 1861-2 ;
engagement with rebels on the South Edisto river in 1862; promoted to
Ensign, September 16th, 1862 ; North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863 ;
commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864; Blississippi Squadron, 1864;
Red River Expedition, 1864.

While in temporary command of a naval transport, had an engagement with
a rebel battery, supported by a large force of infantry. Lieutenant Terry was,
upon recommendation of Rear Admiral Porter, advanced several numbers in his
grade for his gallantry upon this occasion.

North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; battles with Forts Fisher and
Anderson and other rebel batteries near Wilmington, N. C; was on the James
river and present at the fall of Richmond; commissioned as Lieutenant-Com-
mander, July 25th, 1866; steam-sloop Ticonderoga, European Squadron, 1865-8;
receiving-ship. New York, 1868-9 ; at present, on duty at Naval Academy.



LIEUTENANT-OOMMANDERS . 169

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER MERRILL MILLER.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, November 28th, 1859 ; Naval Acad-
emj^ 1859-61; attached to frigate Potomac, Atlantic Coast, 1861-2; promoted
to Ensign, October 13th, 1862 ; Mississippi Squadron, 1862-3 ; battle of Ar-
kansas Post, 1863 ; Haines' Bluff, 1863 j in charge of mortar-boats, at siege of
Vicksburg, for twenty-three days, in 1863 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, Febru-
ary 22d, 1864 ; North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; expedition up
James river, 1864 j both attacks on Fort Fisher ; attached to iron-clad Monadnock
on her passage from New York to San Francisco, 1866; commissioned as Lieu-
tenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; Naval Academy, 1867-9 ; steam-sloop
Lancaster, flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER FREDERICK J. NAILE.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, October 27th, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to frigate St. Lawrence, Atlantic Coast,
1861 J sinking of privateer Petrel, 1861 ; steam-sloop Oneida, Western Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1862; attack on and passage of Forts Jackson and St.
Philip and Chalmette batteries ; capture of New Orleans ; bombardment and
passage of Vicksburg batteries twice ; promoted to Ensign, 1862 ; Mississippi
Squadron, 1863-5 ; Red River Expedition, 1864 ; co-operation of the Mississippi
Squadron, on the Cumberland and Tennessee, with the army under General
Thomas, in the defeat of the rebel General Hood ; commissioned as Lieutenant,
February 22d, 1864; steamer Lenapee, Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7 ; commis-
sioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; steamer Penobscot, North
Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER FREDERICK PEARSON.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, September 21st, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to frigate St. Lawrence, Atlantic Coast,
1861 ; sinking of privateer Petrel ; steam-frigate Wabash, flag-ship South Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; attached to the naval howitzer battery which
accompanied the army in the operations against the enemy's batteries on Coo-
saw creek, S. C. ; attached to the rifle battery at the reduction of Fort Pulaski,
at the occupation of Fernandina, Florida, and the engagement the day after
between the Ottawa and the enemy up the St. Marys river ; attached to the navy
howitzers at the battle of Pocotaligo ; promoted to Ensign, September 16th,
1862; sloop Jamestown, East India Squadron, 1864-5; commanded a chartered
steamer, and co-operated with vessels of the English, French, and Dutch fleet
at Simonasaki, Straits of Japan, 1864; commissioned as Lieutenant, February
22d, 1864 ; Pacific Squadron, 1865-7 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander,
July 25th, 1866 ; steam-frigate Franklin, flag-ship European Squadron, 1867-8 ;
practice-ship Macedonian, 1868-9.



170 LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEBS.

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER EDWARD N. KELLOGG.

BoKN in Maine. Appointed from Illinois, September 24t]i, 1858 ; Naval Acad-
emy, 1858-61 ; attached to sloop Marion, Atlantic Coast, 1861 ; steam gunboat
Sonoma, West India Squadron, 1862-3 ; promoted to Ensign, September 8th,
1863; steam-sloop Oneida, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-5 ; battle of
Mobile Bay, August 5th, 1864; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864 ;
steamer Mackinaw, Atlantic Coast, 1866-7 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Com-
mander, July 25th, 1866; apprentice-ship Portsmouth, 1868 ; store-ship Guard,
European Squadron, 1868-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER RICHARD S. CHEW.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from District of Columbia, No-
vember 25th, 1859 ; Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-frigate
Roanoke, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1861 ; steam-frigate Minnesota,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; battle with rebel ram Merrimack,
March 8th and 9th, 1862 — slightly wounded in the second day's fight; promoted
to Ensign, December 13th, 1862; steam-frigate Niagara, special service, 1864;
commissioned as Lieutenant, Feb. 22d, 1864 ; West Gulf Blockading Squadron,
1864-5 ; battle of Mobile Bay, August 5th, 1864 ; steam-sloop Shenandoah,
Asiatic Squadron, 1865-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th,
1866 ; at present, on duty at Navy Yard, Washington, D. C.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER JOHN J. READ.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, September 21st, 1858 ;
Naval Academy, 1858-61; Atlantic Squadron, 1861; steam-sloop Hartford,
flag-ship West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; in all of Farragut's battles,
from the South West Pass of the Mississippi river to Vicksburg, 1862-3 ; pro-
moted to Ensign, November 22d, 1862 ; South Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1863-4; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864; steamer R. R.
Cuyler, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; steamer De Soto, At-
lantic Squadron, 1865-6 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th,
1866 ; steamer Rhode Island, Atlantic Squadron, 1867 ; steam-sloop Susque-
hanna, flag-ship North Atlantic Squadron, 1867-8 ; steamer Michigan, on the
lakes, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER WALTER ABBOTT.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Rhode Island, November 29th, 1859 •
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-sloop Mississippi, West Gulf I31ocka-
ding Squadron, 1861-2 ; bombardment and passage of Forts Jackson and St.
Philip, Chalmette batteries, and capture of New Orleans ; promoted to Ensio-n
November ■ 22d, 1862 ; West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863 ; iron-ofad



LIEUTENANT-OOMMANDEKS. 171

steamer New Ironsides, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-5 ; com-
missioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864; school-ship Sabine, 1865-6;
commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; steam-sloop Sacra-
mento, special cruise, 1867; steam-sloop Dacotah, South Pacific Squadron,
1888-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER EDWIN T. WOODWARD,

Born in Vermont. Appointed from Vermont, November 21st, 1859 ; Naval
Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-sloop Mississippi, West Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1861-2 ; attack on and passage of Forts Jackson and St. Philip,
Chalmette batteries and capture of New Orleans ; two attacks on Port Hudson ;
promoted to Ensign, November, 1862; sloop Cyane, Pacific Squadron, 1863-4;
commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864; steam-frigate Minnesota,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; two attacks on Fort Fisher;
steam-sloop Kearsarge, European Squadron, 1865-6 ; commissioned as Lieuten-
ant-Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; Naval Academy, 1867 ; steam-sloop Guerriere,
flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron, 1867-8 ; steamer Kansas, South Atlantic
Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER HENRY B. RUMSEY.

Born in Indiana. Appointed from Indiana, October 25th, 1859 ; Naval
Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to frigate St. Lawrence, Atlantic Coast, 1861 ;
steamer Clifton, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; Forts Jackson and
St. Philip and Vicksburg, capture of Galveston, October, 1862 ; Matagorda,
Texas, November, 1862 ; re-capture of Galveston, January 1st, 1863 ; promoted
to Ensign, February 24th, 1863 ; iron-clad steamer Roanoke, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, February 22d,
1864 ; frigate New Ironsides, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ;
both attacks on Port Fisher; steam-sloop Monongahela, Atlantic Squadron,
1866-7 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; steam-sloop
Guerriere, flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER GEORGE W. WOOD.

Born in Ireland. Appointed from Pennsylvania, September 22d, 1859
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; frigate St. Lawrence, Atlantic Coast, 1861 ; destruc-
tion of privateer Petrel ; steam-sloop Oneida, W. G. B. Squadron, 1862 :
through all the operations with Admiral Farragut on the Mississippi, from the
attack on the forts below New Orleans until the siege of Vicksburg was raised
in 1862 ; commanded a howitzer and landing party that forced the surrender of
Natchez, May 12th, 1862 ; promoted to Ensign, February 24th, 1863 ; steam-
sloop Dacotah, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-4; commissioned as
Lieutenant, February 22d, 1864; iron-clad Roanoke, North Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1864-5.



172 LIEUTENANT-COMMANDERS.

On February 5tla, 1865, commanded a boat expedition consisting of ten boats
and one hundred and fifty men, proceeded up Pagan creek, a tributary to the
James, and captured a torpedo-boat and torpedo, filled, and ready for use.

Steamer Vanderbilt, special service, 1866-7 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-
Commander, July 25th, 1866; steamer Suwanee, North Pacific Squadron, 1868 j
sloop Cyane, North Pacific Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES W. TRACY.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from same State, October 27th, 1859 }
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to frigate St. Lawrence, Atlantic Coast,
1861 ; destruction of privateer Petrel ; steam gunboat Octorara, Mississippi
Squadron, 1862-3 ; Vicksburg, July, 1862 ; promoted to Ensign, December
10th, 1862 ; South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-5 ; at Charleston,
April 1863, and other actions during the siege ; commissioned as Lieutenant,
February 22d, 1864 ; Pacific Squadron, 1866-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-
Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; steam-sloop Plymouth, European Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER GOUVERNEUR K. HASWELL.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, November 25th, 1859 ;
Naval Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-frigate Roanoke, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1861-2 ; engagement with rebel ram Merrimack and
Sewell's Point batteries, March, 1862 ; steam-sloop Adirondack, West India
Squadron, 1862; promoted to Ensign, October 7th, 1862; steam-frigate Colo-
rado, West G-ulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ; commissioned as Lieutenant,
February 22d, 1864 ; West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864 ; steamer Van-
derbilt, special cruise, 1866-7 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, July
25th, 1866 ; steam-sloop Saranao, Pacific Squadron, 1868 ; receiving-ship,
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER EDWARD E. PREBLE.

Born in Maine. Appointed from Maine, November 29th, 1859 ; Naval
Academy, 1859-61 ; attached to steam-sloop Mississippi, W. G. B. Squadron,
1861 ; steam-sloop Kearsarge, special service, 1862-3 ; promoted to Ensign,
August 9, 1864; steam-sloop Susquehanna, North Atlantic Blockading Squad-
ron, 1864-5 ; both attacks on Port Fisher; commissioned as Lieutenant, Febru-
ary 22d, 1864; steam-sloop Susquehanna, special service, 1866-7; commissioned
as Lieutenant Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; steam-frigate Minnesota, special
cruise, 1868 ; Pacific Squadron, 1868-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDERS. 173

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER MORTIMER L. JOHNSON.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, November 29th,
1859; Naval Academy, 1859-61; attached to frigate Sabine, Atlantic Coast,
1861 ; steam-frigate Wabash, flag-ship South Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1861-3; battle of Port Royal, Port Royal Ferry, Fort Pulaski, 1861; St.
Johns river, 1862; all the battles before Charleston, ia 1863; Stono river
and James Island, 1863; promoted to Ensign, September 16th, 1862;
South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, Feb-
ruary 22d, 1864; steam-frigate Colorado, North Atlantic Blockading Squad-
ron, 1864-5 ; first attack on Fort Fisher, December, 1864 ; fall of Fort Fisher,
January, 1865; West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1865; fall of Mobile;
steam-sloop Dacotah, South Pacific Squadron, 1866-7; commissioned aa Lieu-
tenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866; steamer Wateree, South Pacific Squadron,
1868; steam-sloop Plymouth, European Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER EDWIN M. SHEPPARD.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, November 24th, 1859;
Naval Academy, 1859-61; attached to sloop Vincennes, West Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1861-2 ; passes of the Mississippi river ; promoted to Ensign, No-
vember, 22d, 1862 ; steam-sloop Mississippi, West Gulf Blockading Squadron,
1862-3; siege of Port Hudson ; steam-sloop Wachusett, special service, 1864-5 ;
capture of privateer Florida, October 7th, 1864 ; commissioned as Lieutenant,
February 22d, 1864 ; steamer Tacony, Atlantic Squadron, 1866 ; commissioned
as Lieutenant-Commander, July 25th, 1866 ; steamer Osceola, Atlantic Squad-
ron, 1867; apprentice-ship Saratoga, 1868-9.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES McGREGOR.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Illinois, September 21st, 1860 ; Naval
Academy, 1860-8 ; promoted to Ensign, May 28th, 18G3 ; attached to steam-
sloop Juniata, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; both attacks on
Fort Fisher and land assault; steam-sloop Juniata, South Atlantic Squadron,
1866-7 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, July 25th, 1866; steam-sloop Powhatan,
South Pacific Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander,
March 12th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER IRA HARRIS, Jr.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 22d, 1860 ;
Naval Academy, 1860-3 ; promoted to Ensign, May 28th, 1863 ; attached to
steamer Rhode Island, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; both at-



174 LIEUTENANT-COMMANDERS.

tacks on Fort Fisher and assault on same ; wounded by a rifle-ball in the leg, in
naval assault on Fort Fisher; steam-frigate Colorado, European Squadron,
1865-7; commissioned as Lieutenant, July i25th, 1866 ; steam-frigate Franklin,
flag-ship European Squadron, 1867-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander,
March 12th, 1868 ; sloop Portsmouth, South Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEK DOUGLAS R. CASSEL.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, September 29th, 1860; Naval Aca4-
emy, 1860-3; promoted to Ensign, October 1st, 1863; served in W. G B.
Squadron, 1864 ; battle of Mobile Bay, August 5th, 1864 ; wounded during the
passage of the forts in Mobile Bay ; attached to naval battery on shore during
the bombardment of Fort Morgan, August, 1864; steam-sloop Brooklyn, North
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; both attacks on Fort Fisher, and naval
assault on the same ; steam-sloop Dacotah, South Pacific Squadron, 1866-8 ;
commissioned as Lieutenant, July 25th, 1866 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-
Commander, March 12th, 1868; steam-sloop Eichmond, European Squadron,
1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEK EOBLEY D. EVANS.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Utah, September 20th, 1860 ; Naval
Academy, 1860-3 ; promoted to Ensign, October 1st, 1863 ; attached to steam-
sloop Powhatan, West India Squadron, 1864; North Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1864-5; both attacks on Fort Fisher, January 15th, 1865; in the
land attack on Fort Fisher received two severe wounds from rifle shots ; Navy
Yard, Philadelphia, 1866 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, July 25th, 1866 ; ord-
nance duty, Navy Yard, Washington, 1867 ; steam-sloop Piseataqua, flag-ship
Asiatic Squadron, 1867-9; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, March
12th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER G-EORGE W. COFFIN.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, September 20th,
1860 ; Naval Academy, 1860-8 ; promoted to Ensign, October 1st, 1863 ; steam-
sloop Ticonderoga, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; both attacks
on Fort Fisher. Wounded by a minie ball in right leg at land assault on
Fort Fisher; Steamer Shawmut, Brazil Squadron, 1866; commissioned as Lieu-
tenant, July 25th, 1866 ; steam-frigate Franklin, European Squadron, 1867-8 ;
commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, March 12th, 1868 ; Naval Academy
1868-9. ^



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER HENRY GLASS.

Born in Kentucky. Appointed from Illinois, September 24th, 1860 ; Naval
Academy, 1860-8; promoted to Ensign, September 8th, 1863 ; attached to steam-



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sloop Canandaigua, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-5; all the
general engagements with forts and batteries in Charleston harbor, from July
8th to September 28th, 1863 ; engagements with batteries in Stono river, S. C,
December 28th, 1863, and July 3d and 11th, 1864 ; engagements with batteries
in North Edisto river, February 9th, 1865; capture of Georgetown, S. 0,,
February 5th, 1865 ; promoted to Master, November 10th, 1865 ; steam-sloop
Powhatan, Pacific Squadron, 1865-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, July 25th,
1866 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, March 12th, 1868 ; steam-sloop
Tuscarora, North Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER ERNEST J. DICHMAN.

BoEN in Wisconsin. Appointed from Wisconsin, September 20th, 1860;
Naval Academy, 1860-3 ; promoted to Ensign, October 1st, 1863 ; attached to
steam-sloop Canandaigua, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-5 ; Fort
Wagner, August, 1863; Stono river, S. C, July, 1864; several engagements
with defences of Charleston harbor, from July, 1863, to February, 1865 ; protect-
ing working party while building battery " Swamp Angel," from an attack of the
enemy's boats, with two launches under his command, August 1863; capture of
Montgomery, Gra., 1864 ; various operations with torpedoes ; engaged in scout
and picket duty at Charleston and other points on the coast ; promoted to Master,
November 10th, 1865; steam-sloop Ticonderoga, European Squadron, 1866-8;
commissioned as Lieutenant, November 10th, 1866; commissioned as Lieu-
tenant-Commander, May 12th, 1868 ; steam-sloop Canandaigua, European Squad-
ron, 1868-9 ; at present, on duty at Naval Observatory, Washington.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER WILLIAM W- MACLAY.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, October 4th, 1860 ; Naval
Academy, 1860-3; promoted to Ensign, May 28th, 1863 ; attached to steam-sloop
Ticonderoga, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; both attacks on Fort



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