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gunboat Tioga, East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-4; steamer Rhode
Island, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; both attacks on Fort
Fisher; promoted to Acting Volunteer Lieutenant, May 80th, 1865 ; steamer
Shamrock, Brazil Squadron, 1866-7 ; store-ship Guard, European Squadron,
1868; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, U. S. Navy, December 18th,
1868; receiving-ship, Boston, 1869.



186 LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEE/i.

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEK CASPER F. GOODEICH.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Connecticut, December 9th, 1861;
Naval Academy, 1861-4; attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European
Squadron, 1865-7 ; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; steamer Frolic,
European Squadron, 1867-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ;
sloop Portsmouth, South Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9; commissioned as Lieu-
tenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER ALBERT G-. CALDWELL.

Born in Indiana. Appointed from Indiana, December 23d, 1861 ; Naval
Academy, 1861-4; attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European
Squadron, 1865-7; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866; steamer Sham-
rock, European Squadron, 1867-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th,
1868 ; steamer Nipsic, North Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned as Lieu-
tenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES W. KENNEDY.

Born in New York. Appointed from Wisconsin, September 28th, 1861 ;
Naval Academy, 1861-4 ; steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squadron, 1865-6 ;
promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; steamer Nipsic, South Atlantic Squad-
ron, 1866-7 ; steam-sloop Kearsarge, South Pacific Squadron, 1867-8 ; commis-
sioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ; steam-frigate Powhatan, flag-ship
South Pacific Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander,
December 18th, 1868 ; at present, attached to steam-sloop Pensacola, flag-ship
Pacific Squadron.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER BOWMAN H. McCALLA.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, November 30th, 1861 ;
Naval Academy, 1861-4 ; attached to steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squad-
ron, 1865-6; steam-sloop Brooklyn, flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron,
1866-7; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866; steam-sloop Kearsarge,
South Pacific Squadron, 1867-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th'
1868 ; steam-sloop Tuscarora, South Pacific Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned
as LieutenantrCommander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER FRENCH E. CHADWICK.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Yirginia, September 28th, 1861 ; Naval
Academy, 1861-4; attached to steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squadron,



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEES. 187

1865-6; steam-sloop Juniata, South Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7; promoted to
Master, December 1st, 1866; apprentice-ship Sabine, 1868 ; commissioned as
Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ; steam-sloop Tuscarora, South Pacific Squadron,
1868-9; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER SAMUEL H. BAKER.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Arkansas, September 24th, 1861 ;
Naval Academy, 1861^ ; attached to steam-sloop Brooklyn, flag-ship South
Atlantic Squadron, 1865-7; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866; steamer
Shamokin, South Atlantic Squadron, 1867-8; commissioned as Lieutenant,
March 12th, 1868 ; receiving-ship, Philadelphia, 1868-9 ; commissioned as
Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER THEODORE F. JEWELL.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from Virginia, November 29th,
1861 ; Naval Academy, 1861-4 ; attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship,
European Squadron, 1865-7; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866; steam-
sloop Canandaigua, European Squadron, 1867—8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant,
March 12th, 1868; Hydrographioal Oifice, Washington, 1868-9 ; commissioned
as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868 ; at present, attached to frigate
Sabine, special cruise.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES F. SCHMITZ.

Born in Indiana. Appointed from Indiana, October 19th, 1861 ; Naval
Academy, 1861-4 ; attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squad-
ron, 1865-7; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; steam-sloop Piscataqua,
flag-ship Asiatic Squadron, ] 867-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th,
1868; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER GEORGE W. ARMENTROUT.

Born in Indiana. Appointed from Indiana, November 23d, 1861; Naval
Academy, 1861-4; attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squad-
ron, 186-5-7; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866; apprentice-ship Sabine,
1868 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ; steam-sloop Contocook,
flag-ship North Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Com-
mander, December 18th, 1868.



188 LIEUTENANT-COMMANDERS.

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER DAVID C. WOODROW.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, September 21st, 1861 ; Naval Acad-
emy, 1861-5; attached to steam-sloop Hartford, flag-ship Asiatic Squadron,
1865-7 ; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; steamer Ashuelot, Asiatic
Squadron, 1867-9; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868; commis-
sioned as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER HENRY C. WHITE.

BoKN in Connecticut. Appointed from New York, October 16th, 1861 ;
Naval Academy, 1861-5; attached to steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squad-
ron, 1865-6 ; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; steam-sloop Brooklyn,
flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7 ; store-ship Guard, European Squad-
ron, 1868-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868; commissioned as
Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER EDWARD M. STEDMAN.

BoEN in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, September 27th,
1861 ; Naval Academy, 1861-5 ; steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squadron,
1865-6; steam-sloop Juniata, South Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7; promoted to
Master, December 1st, 1866; apprentice-ship Saratoga, 1868; commissioned as
Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868; receiving-ship, Norfolk, 1868-9; commissioned
as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER JOHN C. KENNETT.

Born in Missouri. Appointed from Missouri, October 2d, 1861 ; Naval
Academy, 1861-5; attached to steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squadron,
1865-6 ; steamer Rhode Island, flag-ship North Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7 ;
promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; steam-sloop Susquehanna, North
Atlantic, 1868 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ; steam-sloop
Kearsage, South Pacific Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned as Lieutenant-Com-
mander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER WILLIAM M. FOLGER.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, September 21st, 1861 ; Naval Acad-
emy, 1861-5 ; attached to steam-sloop Hartford, Asiatic Squadron, 1866-8 ; pro-
moted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th,
1868 ; steam-frigate Franklin, flag-ship European Squadron, 1868-9 ; commis-
sioned as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDEES. 189

LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER BENJAMIN P. LAMBERTON.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, September 21st, 1861 ;
Naval Academy, 1861-5 ; attached to steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squad-
ron, 1865-6 ; steam-sloop Juniata, South Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7 ; promoted
to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; apprentice-ship Saratoga, 1867-9 j commissioned
as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1867 j commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander,
December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER JOHN SCHOULER.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, September 25th,
1861 ; attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squadron, 1865-7 ;
promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; steamer Frolic, European Squadron,
1867-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ; sloop Portemouth,
South Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander,
December 18th, 1869.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER FRANCIS W. DICKINS.

Born in New York. Appointed from Connecticut, September 20th, 1861 ;
attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squadron, 1865-7; pro-
moted to Master, December 1st, 1863 ; sohool-ship Sabine, 1868 ; commissioned
as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868; steam-sloop Tuscarora, South Pacific Squad-
ron, 1868-9; commissioned as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER GEORGE P. F. WILDE.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, November 30th, 1861 ;
Naval Academy, 1861^5 ; attached to steam-sloop Susquehanna, Brazil Squadron,
1865-6 ; steamer Nipsic, South Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7 ; promoted to Master,
December 1st, 1866 ; steam-sloop Kearsarge, South Pacific Squadron, 1867-8 ;
commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ; steam-sloop Contocook, flag-
ship North Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9; commissioned as Lieutenant- Comman-
der, December 18th, 1868.



LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES H. DAVIS.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, November 29th,
1861 ; Naval Academy, 1861-5 ; attached to steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship
European Squadron, 1865-7 ; promoted to Master, December 1st, 1866 ; South
Atlantic Squadron, 1867-8 ; commissioned as Lieutenant, March 12th, 1868 ;
steam-sloop Guerriere, flag-ship South Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned
as Lieutenant-Commander, December 18th, 1868.



190 SURGEONS.

SURGEON WILLIAM S. W. EUSCHENBEEGER.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, August 10th, 1826 ;
Entered the service with the rank of Assistant Surgeon; Pacific Squadron,
1826-9 ; commissioned as Surgeon, April 4th, 1831 ; sloop Falmouth, Pacific
Squadron, 1832-4 ; Fleet Surgeon, East India Squadron, 1836-9 ; naval ren-
dezvous, Philadelphia, 1840-2 ; Naval Hospital, New York, 1845 ; Fleet Sur-
geon, East India Squadron, 1847-9 ; rendezvous, Philadelphia, 1852 ; Fleet
Surgeon, Pacific Squadron, 1854-7; Navy Yard, Boston, 1860-4; special duty,
Philadelphia, 1865-6; President Board of Examiners, 1869.



SUEGEON WILLIAM MAXWELL WOOD.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, May 16th, 1829 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; Navy Yard, Pensacola, 1830-1 ;. schooner
Grampus, West India Squadron, 1832-3 ; special duty, 1834-7 ; commissioned
as Surgeon, February 20th, 1888 ; steamer Poinsett, Home Squadron, 1838-42 ;
Naval Station, Baltimore, 1843 ; Fleet Surgeon, Pacific Squadron, 1844-6 ;
receiving-ship, Baltimore, 1847-8 ; steamer Michigan, on the lakes, 1850-1 ;
Naval Station, Sackett's Harbor, New York, 1853-5 ; Fleet Surgeon, East India
Squadron, 1856-8; steamer Michigan, on the lakes, 1859-61; Fleet Surgeon,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, during the rebellion ; receiving-ship,
Baltimore, 1866-7 ; President of the Examining Board, 1868 ; Chief of the
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 1869.



SURGEON JONATHAN M. FOLTZ.

BoEN in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Maryland, April 4th, 1831 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to frigate Potomac, Pacific Squadron,
1832-4 ; Medical Bureau, Washington, 1885 ; Navy Yard, Washington, 1836-7;
commissioned as Surgeon, December, 8th, 1838 ; United States Naval Hospital,
Port Mahon, 1839-40 ; frigate Earitan, Brazil Squadron, 1844-7 ; Navy Yard,
Washington, 1850; sloop Jamestown, Brazil Squadron, 1851-4; rendezvous,
Philadelphia, 1855-8; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, 1859; steam-frigate Niagara,
1861 ; Fleet Surgeon, West Gulf Squadron, 1862-8 ; was with Admiral Farragut
in all his battles on the Mississippi during 1862-3 ; member Board of Examiners,
1864-6 ; President Board of Examiners, 1867 ; Fleet Surgeon, European Squad-
ron, 1868-9.



SURGEON EDWAED GILCHEIST.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from New York, January 26th,
1832 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon, attached to sloop Peacock,
Brazil Squadron, 1833-4; Navy Yard, Boston, 1836 ; Naval Hospital, Bos-
ton, 1837 ; Exploring Expedition, 1840 ; commissioned as Surgeon, Septem-



SURGEONS. 191

ber 27th, 1840 ; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., 1842-3 ; sloop Levant, Pacific
Squadron, 1844-5 ; sloop Portsmouth, Pacific Squadron, 1846-8 ; receiving-ship,
Boston, 1850-1 ; steam-frigate San Jacinto, Mediterranean Squadron, 1852
Hospital, Chelsea, 1855-8; steam-frigate Wabash, 1861; Fleet Surgeon, Missis
sippi flotilla, 1861-2 ; Fleet Surgeon, East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-5
Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass., 1866-9.



SURGEON JAMES C. PALMEK.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, March 26th, 18-34 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to frigate Brandywine, Pacific
Squadron, 1835 ; sloop Vincennes, Pacific Squadron, 1836 ; rendezvous, Balti-
more, 1837; Exploring Expedition, 1838-42; commissioned Surgeon, October
27th, 1841 ; sloop St. Marys, 1844-6 ; sloop Vandalia, Pacific Squadron,
1850-3 ; receiving-ship, Baltimore, 1853-6 ; sloop Macedonian, Mediterranean
Squadron, 1858-60; Naval Academy, 1861-3; Fleet Surgeon, West Gulf
Squadron, 1863-5; battle of Mobile Bay, August 5th, 1864; Naval Hospital,
New York, 1866-9.



SURGEON NINIAN PINKNEY.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, March 26th, 1834 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Erie, Brazil Squadron,
1835-7; frigate Brandywine, Mediterranean Squadron, 1839—40; commissioned
as Surgeon, October 27th, 1841 ; store-ship Relief, Pacific Squadron, 1842-3 ;
rendezvous, Baltimore, 1844-6 ; sloop Albany, Home Squadron, 1847 ; sloop
Germantown, Home Squadron, 1848 ; steam-frigate Saranac, Home Squadron,
1850-1 ; Naval Academy, 1853-5 ; steam-frigate Susquehanna, Mediterranean
Squadron, 1857-8 ; Hospital, Norfolk, 1859 ; special duty, Washington, 1860-2 ;
Fleet Surgeon, Mississippi Squadron, 1863-5 ; special duty, 1868-9.



SURGEON DAVID HARLAN.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, February 23d, 1835
attached to sloop Peacock, East India Squadron, 1835-7 ; rendezvous, Baltimore
1843; brig Somers, Home Squadron, 1844-5; commissioned as Surgeon
December 6th, 1845 ; steamer Princeton, Home Squadron, 1846 ; sloop Fal
mouth. Pacific Squadron, 1849-51; receiving-ship Boston, 1852-4; steam,
frigate Merrimack, 1855-7; receiving-ship, Baltimore, 1859; sloop Cyane, 1861
steam-sloop Saranac, Pacific Squadron, 1863 ; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia!
1864-5 ; Naval Academy, 1,867-8.



192 BURGEONS.

SURGEON J. DICKINSON MILLER.

Born in New York. Appointed from New Jersey, December 5th, 1836;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Lexington, Pacific
Squadron, 1838-40; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1842-3; brig Perry, Bast India
Squadron, 1844-5; Home Squadron, 1846-7; commissioned as Surgeon, April
25th 1847; steamer Scorpion, Home Squadron, 1847-9; Navy Yard, Philadel-
phia, 1850-2; sloop St. Louis, Mediterranean Squadron, 1852-5; ordnance
ship Plymouth, practice cruise, 1857-8 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1859 ; frigate
Potomac, 1861-2 ; steam-sloop Hartford, West Gulf Squadron, 1862-3 ;
receiving-ship, Boston, 1864-6; Fleet Surgeon, North Atlantic Squadron,
1866-9; at present, attached to receiving-ship, Philadelphia.



SURGEON JOSEPH BEALE.

BoKN in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, September 8th,
1837 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop John
Adams, Bast India Squadron, 1839-41 ; brig Bainbridge, Home Squadron,
1842-3 ; Naval Hospital, New York, 1845 ; brig Boxer, Coast of Africa, 1846-8 ;
commissioned as Surgeon, April 19th, 1848 ; sloop John Adams, Coast of Africa,
1849-51 ; rendezvous, Baltimore, 1852-3 ; sloop Germantown, Brazil Squadron,
1853-7; receiving-ship, Philadelphia, 1858-60; steam-sloop Susquehanna, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; Hospital, Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1863-5;
steam-sloop, Hartford, flag-ship East India Squadron, 1865-6 ; Fleet Surgeon,
Asiatic Squadron, 1866-8 ; rendezvous, Philadelphia, 1869.



SURGEON GEORGE MAULSBY.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, March 7th, 1838;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to frigate Ohio, Mediterra-
nean Squadron, 1838-41 ; brig Porpoise, Coast of Africa, 1842-3 ; brig Por-
poise, Home Squadron, 1S45-G ; Hospital, New York, 1847-8 ; store-ship Relief,
Mediterranean Squadron, 1849-51 ; rendezvous, Boston, 1852; steam-frigate
Saranac, Home Squadron, 1852-6 ; commissioned as Surgeon; April 14th,
1852 ; receiving-ship. New York, 1857-9; steam-sloop Wyoming, 1861; special
duty, Brooklyn, 1862 ; special duty, Washington, 1863 ; special duty, New York,
1864; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, 1866-9; at present, member Board of Ex-
aminers.



SURGEON WILLIAM GRIER.

Born in Ireland. Appointed from Maryland, March 7th, 1838 ; entered the
service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Cyane, Mediterranean Squad-
ron, 1838-41 ; store-ship Erie, Pacific Squadron, 1842-4 ; schooner Shark,
Pacific Squadron, 1844-6 ; Hospital, New York, 1848 ; razee Independence



SURGEONS. 193

Mediterranean Squadron, 1849-52 ; commissioned as Surgeon, April 14th, 1 852 ;
Fleet Surgeon, North Pacifio Surveying Expedition, 1853—6 ; Naval Academy,
1859 ; sloop Macedonian, 1861 ; receiving-ship, Baltimore, 1862 ; Naval Hos-
pital, Memphis, Tenn., 1863-5 ; special duty, Hartford, Conn., 1867 ; member
Board of Examiners, 1868-9 ; at present, on duty at naval rendezvous, Balti-



SURGEON J. WINTHROP TAYLOR.

Born in New York. Appointed from New Jersey, March 7th, 1838 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Erie, West India Squadron,
1838-40; sloop Marion, West India Squadron, 1842-3 ; sloop John Adams,
Home Squadron, 1845-8 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1850; sloop Dale, 1851-3 ;
commissioned as Surgeon, May 1st, 1852; rendezvous. New York, 1854-6;
sloop St. Marys, 1856-9 ; steam-sloop Pensacola, West Gulf Blockading Squad-
ron, 1861-3; naval rendezvous, Boston, 1864-6; Fleet Surgeon, Gulf Squad-
ron, 1866-7 ; Fleet Surgeon, North Pacific Squadron, 1868-9.



SURGEON SAMUEL JACKSON.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from North Carolina, June 20th, 1838
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to frigate Constitution
1839^0 ; frigate Congress, Mediterranean Squadron, 1841-3 ; sloop Fairfield
Mediterranean Squadron, 1844-5 ; razee Independence, flag-ship Pacific Squad
ron, 1846-8; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1849-50; receiving-ship, Boston, 1851
sloop Decatur, Home Squadron, 1851-2 ; commissioned as Surgeon, September
2d, 1852 ; unemployed from 1852-9 ; frigate Cumberland, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1861 ; steam-sloop Brooklyn, West Gulf Squadron,
1862—3 ; with Rear Admiral Farragut, iu the passage of the forts below New
Orleans and the capture of the city, and in his operations before Vicksburg ; Na-
val Academy, 1864 ; Navy Yard, Boston, 1865-6 ; Fleet Surgeon, North Pacific
Squadron, 1867-9 ; at present, on duty at Naval Hospital, Philadelphia.



SURGEON JAMES McCLELLAND.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, June 20th, 1838 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; frigate United States, 1839—40 ;
schooner Enterprise, Brazil Squadron, 1842-4 ; brig Bainbridge, Brazil Squad-
ron, 1846; store-ship Southampton, Pacific Squadron, 1846-8; Naval Asy-
lum, Philadelphia, 1851-3 ; , commissioned as Surgeon, March 6th, 1853 ;
sloop St. Marys, Pacific Squadron, 1853-4 ; steamer Michigan, on the lakes
1855-7 ; sloop Savannah, Home Squadron, 1858-60 ; steam-sloop Brooklyn
West Gulf Squadron, 1861 ; reinforcement of Fort Pickens ; receiving-ship
Philadelphia, 1862-4; steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squadron
1865-7 ; Fleet Surgeon, South Pacifio Squadron, 1867-8; Navy Yard, Philadel
phia, 1868-9.
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194 SURGEONS.

SUEGEON JOHN S. MESSERSMITH.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, February 9th, 1837 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to sloop Fairfield, Brazil
Squadron, 1839-40 ; brig Dolphin, Home Squadron, 1842-3 ; steamer Col.
Harney, 1845; bomb-brig iEtna, Home Squadron, 1846-8; Hospital, New
York, 1850; store-ship Southampton, Pacific Squadron, 1850-4; commissioned
as Surgeon, July 13th, 1853; steam-frigate Susquehanna, East India Squadron,
1855; Navy Yard, Mare Island, Gal., 1857-9; steam-sloop San Jacinto, 1861 ;
sloop Constellation, Mediterranean Squadron, 1861-4 ; Navy Yard, Norfolk,
1866; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1867-8.



SURGEON THOMAS M. POTTER.

Born in Rhode Island. Appointed from Rhode Island, October 17th, 1839 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Vaudalia, Home
Squadron, 1840-3 ; frigate Raritan, Brazil Squadron, 1845-6 ; sloop Yorktown,
Coast of Africa, 1849-50 ; receiving-ship, New York, 1852-8 ; store-ship
Relief, Home Squadron, 1853-4; commissioned as Surgeon, September 17th,
1854; sloop John Adams, Pacific Squadron, 1854-8; receiving-ship, Boston,
1859 ; frigate Santee, 1861-2 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1863-4 ; steam-frigate
Niagara, special service, European waters, 1864-5 ; naval rendezvous. New York,
1866-9.



SURGEON ANDREW A. HENDERSON.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, September 8th,
1841 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Vincennes,
Home Squadron, 1842-3 ; store-ship Erie, Coast of Africa, 1845 ; Pacific
Squadron, 1846 ; sloop Portsmouth, Pacific Squadron, 1847-8 ; brig Perry,
Coast of Africa, 1850-1 ; brig Dolphin, special service, 1853; Naval Asylum,
1854-6 ; commissioned as Surgeon, March 1st, 1856 ; sloop Portsmouth, East
India Squadron, 1857-8; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., 1859; steam-sloop
Richmond, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; passage of the batteries
of Vicksburg, July, 1862, and action with Port Hudson batteries, March, 1863 ;
member of the Board of Examiners, 1864; Naval Hospital, Norfolk, 1865-7 ;
member of the Board of Examiners, 1868 ; Fleet Surgeon, South Pacific Squad-
ron, 1868-9.



SURGEON LEWIS J. WILLIAMS.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, January 25th, 1842 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant Surgeon; sloop Falmouth, Home Squadron,
1842-4 ; sloop Yorktown, Coast of Africa, 1 845-6 ; brig Washington, 1847 ;
brig Porpoise, Coast of Africa, 1847-8; sloop Jamestown, Mediterranean
Squadron, 1849-50; Hospital, New York, 1851 ; steam-frigate Mississippi, East



SURGEONS. 195



India Squadron, 1853-4 ; Naval Hospital, Pensacola, 1855 ; Hospital, New York,
1856; commissioned as Surgeon, August SOth, 1856; sloop Cyane, Pacific
Squadron, 1859-60 ; Navy Yard, New York, 1861-3 ; steam-sloop Kichmond,
West Gulf Squadron, 1864-5 ; battle of Mobile Bay, August 5th, 1864 ; Navy
Yard, Washington, 1867-9.



SURGEON MARIUS DUVALL.

BoEN in Maryland. Appointed from Mayland, January 25th, 1842 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to frigate Constitution, Home Squad-
ron, 1842-3 ; East India Squadron, 1844-5 ; Pacific Squadron, 1845-6 ; steam-
frigaie Saranac, Home Squadron, 1850-1 ; practice-ship Preble, 1852-4 ; Coast
Survey, 1855 ; commissioned as Surgeon, September 12th, 1856 ; sloop James-
town, Home Squadron, 1858-60 ; Navy Yard, Washington, 1861 ; iron-clad
steamer New Ironsides; special service, 1862; South Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1862^; attack on Fort Sumpter, April 8th, 1864; Navy Yard,
Washington, 1865-6 ; store-ship Jamestown, 1867 ; Fleet Surgeon, South At-
lantic Squadron, 1868-9.



SURGEON JOSEPH WILSON,

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, May 13th, 1843 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to frigate Savannah, Pacific
Squadron, 1843-5; sloop Levant, Pacific Squadron, 1846; brig Bainbridge,
Coast of Africa, 1849-50; Marine Barracks, Washington, 1851-2; store-ship
Supply, East India Squadron, 1853-5; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1856-7;
commissioned as Surgeon, May 23d, 1857; sloop Vandalia, Pacific Squadron,
1857—9 ; steam-sloop Powhatan, 1861 ; steamer Michigan on the lakes, 1862-4 ;
steamer Vanderbilt, North Pacific Squadron, 1865 ; member Board of Exami-
ners, 1867 ; Naval Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, 1868-9 ; at present. Fleet Sur-
geon, South Atlantic Squadron.



SURGEON CHARLES EVERSFIELD.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, May 29th, 1843 ; entered the
service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to frigate Macedonian, Coast of Africa,
1843-5 ; frigate Congress, Pacific Squadron, 1846-8 ; Naval Asylum, Philadel-
phia, 1850 ; steam-frigate Susquehanna, East India Squadron, 1851-3 ; Navy
Yard, Washington, 1854-5 ; frigate Congress, Mediterranean Squadron, 1855-7 ;
commissioned as Surgeon, August 15th, 1857 ; Navy Yard, Pensacola, 1859 ;
sloop Vandalia, 1861 ; store-ship Vermont, Port Royal, S. C., 1862-3 ; Navy
Yard, New York, 1864-7; steam-frigate Minnesota, special service, 1868; special
duty, Philadelphia, 1869; at present. Fleet Surgeon, European Squadron.



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