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196 SURGEONS.

SURGEON ROBERT T. MACCOUN.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from New Jersey, October 2d, 1844;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Jamestown, Coast
of Africa, 1844-6; frigate Ohio, Pacific Squadron, 1847-50; receiving-ship,
New York, 1851 ; frigate Columbia, Home Squadron, 1852-5 ; Mediterranean
Squadron, 1857; steam-frigate Susquehanna, Home Squadron, 1858; commis-
sioned as Surgeon, September 21st, 1858 ; rendezvous, Baltimore, 1859 ; steam-
sloop Blississippi, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; in the attack on
the batteries at Port Hudson, March, 1863 ; special duty, Baltimore, 1864-6 ;
steam-sloop Susquehanna, special service, 1867 ; Fleet Surgeon, Asiatic Squad-
ron, 1868-9.



SURGEON HENRY O. MAYO.



Born in New York. Appointed from New York, February 24th, 1846 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to frigate United States,
Mediterranean Squadron, 1846-8 ; Coast Survey, 1850 ; sloop Albany, Home
Squadron, 1850-2; Hospital, New York, 1854-5; frigate Potomac, Home
Squadron, 1856 ; Coast Survey, 1857-8 ; steamer Fulton, Brazil Squadron,
1859; commissioned as Surgeon, January 24th, 1859; sloop Savannah, 1861 ;
steam-sloop Powhatan, South Atlantic Squadron, 1862-3 ; flag-ship West India
Squadron, 1864-5 ; marine rendezvous. New York, 1866-8. ^



SURGEON JOHN RUDENSTEIN.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, February 24th, 1846;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Dale, Pacific Squad-
ron, 1846-8 ; Hospital, Chelsea, Mass., 1849-50 ; brig Bainbridge, Brazil
Squadron, 1851 ; Hospital, Chelsea, Mass., 1852-3 ; brig Bainbridge, Brazil
Squadron, 1854-7; rendezvous, Baltimore, 1858; steam-frigate Wabash,
Mediterranean Squadron, 1859; commissioned as Surgeon, August 21st, 1859
sloop Jamestown, 1861 ; steam-sloop Adirondack, 1862 ; rendezvous, Boston
1863 ; iron-clad Roanoke, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865 ; steam,
sloop Powhatan, Pacific Squadron, 1866 ; Fleet Surgeon, South Pacific Squad
ronj,1867; Naval Hospital, Pensacola, 1869.



SURGEON PHILIP LANSDALE.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, March 5th, 1847; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steamer Onkahyes, Brazil Squad-
ron, 1848 ; frigate Brandywine, Brazil Squadron, 1849-50; frigate Cumberland,
Mediterranean Squadron, 1853-5; Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 1856-9;
sloop John Adams, 1861; commissioned as Surgeon, January 20th, 1861;



SUKGEONS. 197

steam-sloop Pensacola, "West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-4; naval ren-
dezvous, Philadelpliia, 1866-8; Examining Board, Philadelphia, 1868-9;
Fleet Surgeon, Pacific Squadron, 1869.



SUKGEON WILLIAM LOWBER.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, November 8th,
1847 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Plymouth,
Bast India Squadron, 1847-8 ; sloop Preble, Pacific Squadron, 1850 ; receiving-
ship, Boston, 1852 ; frigate Savannah, Brazil Squadron, 1854-6 ; brig Perry,
Brazil Squadron, 1858 ; steamer Westernport, Brazil Squadron and Paraguay
Expedition, 1859 ; steam-sloop Narraganset*, 1861 ; commissioned as Surgeon,
April 18th, 1861 ; store-ship Vermont, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1864; store-ship Portsmouth, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865;
receiving-ship, Philadelphia, 1867-9.



SURGEON PHINEAS J. HORWITZ.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Pennsylvania, November 8th, 1847 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to Home' Squadron, 1847-8 ;
frigate Constitution, Mediterranean Squadron, 1850 ; store-ship Relief, Brazil
Squadron, 1852; steamer Princeton, Home Squadron, 1854; Navy Yard, Pen-
sacola, 1855; receiving-ship, Norfolk, 1856; Coast Survey, 1857; store-ship
Supply, Brazil Squadron, 1858-9 ; Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 1861 ;
commissioned as Surgeon, April 19th, 1861 ; Bureau of Medicine and Surgery,
1862-5 ; Chief of Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 1866-9 ; at present, on duty
at Naval Hospital, Philadelphia.



SURGEON CHARLES MARTIN.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 5th, 1848 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Albany, Home
Squadron, 1848-50 ; Coast Survey, 1851; frigate Congress, Brazil Squadron,
1852-3 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1855 ; Coast Survey, 1856 ; steam-frigate Mis-
sissippi, East India Squadron, 1858 ; steam-frigate Minnesota, East India Squad-
ron, 1859; receiving-ship, Boston, 1861; steam-sloop Sacramento, 1861-3;
commissioned as Surgeon, April 22d, 1861; steam-sloop Seminole, West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1864; steam-sloop Mohican, South Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1865 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1867-8; Fleet Surgeon, North Atlan-
tic Squadron, 1869.



SURGEON PRANCIS M. GUNNELL.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from District of Columbia, March
29th, 1849 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Fal-



198 STJKGEONS.

mouth, Pacific Squadron, 1849-51 ; store-ship Supply, Pacific Squadron, 1852 ;
Navy Yard, Washington, 1853 ; frigate Independence, Pacific Squadron, 1855-7 ;
receiving-ship, New York, 1859 ; steam-sloop Pawnee, South Atlantic Block-
ading Squadron, 1861-2 ; commissioned as Surgeon, April 23d, 1861 ; steam-
sloop Sacramento, 1863 ; Naval Hospital, Washington, 1864-5 ; steam-sloop
Ticonderoga, European Squadron, 1866-8 ; Naval Hospital, Washington, 1869.



SUKGEON JAMES SUDDARDS.

Born in England. Appointed from Pennsylvania, May 17th, 1849 j entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop John Adams, Coast of
Africa, 1849-50 ; store-ship Lexington, Pacific Squadron, 1852-3 ; Coast Sur-
vey, 1854-5; receiving-ship, Boston, 1857; Coast Survey, 1858-9 ; commis-
sioned as Surgeon, April 24th, 1861 ; steam-sloop Canandaigua, South Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1862-4 ; receiving-ship Vermont, New York, 1866 ;
special duty, Philadelphia, 1867 ; steam-sloop Oneida, Asiatic Squadron,
1868-9.



SURGEON EDWARD SHIPPEN.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from Pennsylvania, August 7th, 1849 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Marion, East India
Squadron, 1849-52; receiving-ship, Boston, 1853; brig Dolphin, Coast of
Africa, 1856-7 ; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, 1859 ; steamer Caledonia, Brazil
Squadron and Paraguay Expedition, 1859; frigate Congress, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1861-2 ; was on the Congress when attacked by the rebel
ram Merrimack, and was wounded ; commissioned as Surgeon, April 26th, 1861 ;
receiving-ship, New York, 1862-4; frigate New Ironsides, North Atlantic
Squadron, 1864-5; steam-sloop Canandaigua, European Squadron, 1866-8;
Naval Academy, 1869.



SURGEON SAMUEL F. COUES.



Born in New Hampshire. Appointed from New Hampshire, February 25th
1851; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to sloop Portsmouth'
Pacific Squadron, 1852-5; Hospital, Chelsea, Mass., 1857; Laboratory, New
york, 1858-9; steamer Saginaw, 1861; commissioned as Surgeon, April 26th
1861 ; steam-sloop Housatonio, West Gulf Squadron, 1862 ; steam-sloop Housa-
tonic South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863; steam-sloop Saranac, Pacific
Squadron, 1864-5;, Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass., 1866-8 : steam-sloop Rich-
mond, European Squadron, 1868-9.



SURGEON JACOB S. DUNGAN.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, February 25th 1851 ■
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to steamer Vixen,' Home



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Squadron, 1852 ; Coast Survey, 1853 ; steamer Pulton, Home Squadron, 1854-5
Naval Hospital, Norfolk, 1857-8 ; Paraguay Expedition, 1859 ; receiving-ship
Philadelphia, 1861; sloop Portsmouth, West Gulf Squadrop, 1861-4; com
missioned as Surgeon, May 1st, 1861; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, 1865
Naval Academy, 1866; Navy Yard, Norfolk, 1867-8; steamer Ossipee, Pacific
Squadron, 1869.



SURGEON GEORGE PECK.

BoEN in New Jersey. Appointed from New York, February 25th, 1851 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Cyane, Home
Squadron, 1851^; rendezvous. New York, 1855 ; frigate St. Lawrence, Brazil
Squadron, 1857-9; steam-sloop Seminole, 1861; marine rendezvous, New
York, 1861-4; commissioned as Surgeon, May 30th, 1861; steam-sloop Dicta^
tor. North Atlantic Squadron, 1865 ; steamer Vanderbilt, Pacific Squadron,
1866; Navy Yard, Norfolk, 1868 ; frigate Sabine, special cruise, 1869.



SURGEON JOHN M. BROWNE.

Born in New Hampshire. Appointed from New Hampshire, March 26th,
1853 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; store-ship, San Francisco, Cal.,
1853-5; Coast Survey, 1856; Hospital, Norfolk, 1859; sloop Constellation,
1861; commissioned as Surgeon, June 19th, 1861; steam-sloop Kearsarge;
special service, 1862-4 ; in fight with privateer Alabama, in June, 1864 ; tem-
porary duty. Navy Yard, New York, 1865; Navy Yard, Mare Island, Cal.,
1866-8.



SURGEON THOMAS J. TURNER.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, December 16th,
1853 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to Pacific Squadron,
1854-5; frigate Independence, Pacific Squadron, 1856; sloop John Adams,
Pacific Squadron, 1857-8; rendezvous, Philadelphia, 1859; Laboratory, New
York, 1861-2 ; commissioned as Surgeon, June 20th, 1861 ; steam-sloop Ossipee,
North Atlantic Squadron, 1863 ; Naval Hospital, Pensacola, 1864-5 ; special
duty, Philadelphia, 1866; member Board of Examiners, 1867; Recorder Board
of Examiners, 1868-9 ; at present, attached to steam-sloop Juniata, European
Squadron.



SURGEON JOHN Y. TAYLOR.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Delaware, September 26th, 1853 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Decatur, Pacific



200 SURGEONS.

Squadron, 1853-7 ; rendezvous, Philadelpliia, 1858; sloop Preble, Brazil Squad-
ron, 1859; brig Dolphin, Brazil Squadron, 1860; Naval Hospital, New Yorij,
1861; steam-sloop Oneida, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861^; in en-
gagement with tbe rebel batteries at Vicksburg, June, 1862 ; commissioned as
Surgeon, August 1st, 1861; steam-sloop Tuscarora, South Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1865 ; Becorder Examining Board, Philadelphia, 1866 ; Naval Hos-
pital, New York, 1867-8; steam-sloop Plymouth, European Squadron, 1868-9.



SURGEON WILLIAM T. HORD.

Born in Kentucky. Appointed from Kentucky, November 1st, 1854 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-frigate Saranac, Medi-
terranean Squadron, 1856 ; store-ship Relief, Brazil Squadron, 1857 ; Coast
Survey, 1858 ; steam-sloop Lancaster, Pacific Squadron, 1860-1 ; commissioned
as Surgeon, August 1st, 1861 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1862 ; steam-sloop Paw-
nee, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863 ; Naval Station, Mound City,
Illinois, 1865; steam-sloop Monongahela, West India Squadron, 1866-7 ; Navy
Yard, Norfolk, 1868-9.



SURGEON JOHN S. KITCHEN.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, May 1st, 1855 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop St. Louis, Coast of
Africa, 1855-8 ; steam-frigate Wabash, Mediterranean Squadron, 1858-9 ; pro-
moted to Passed Assistant Surgeon, 1859 ; commissioned as Surgeon, August
1st, 1861 ; steamer Pocahontas, Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1861 ; steam-
frigate Minnesota, flag-ship North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ;
steam-sloop Sacramento, special cruise, 1864-5 ; Naval Hospital, Port Royal,
S. C, 1866; naval rendezvous, Boston, Massachusetts, 1867-8; receiving-ship,
Boston, Massachusetts, 1868-9 ; iron-clad Dictator, North Atlantic Squadron,
1869.



SURGEON ALBERT L. GIHON.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointedfrom Pennsylvania, May 1st, 1855 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Levant, East India Squad-
ron, 1855-8; brig Dolphin, Brazil Squadron and Paraguay Expedition, 1858-9;
promoted to Passed Assistant Surgeon, 1859 ; commissioned as Surgeon, August
1st, 1861; sloop St. Louis, special service, 1862-5; Navy Yard, Portsmouth,
N. H., 1866-7 ; store-ship Idaho, Asiatic Squadron, 1868-9.



SURGEON EDWIN R. DENBY.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia, July 11th, 1855 ; entered the
service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-frigate Merrimack, special



SURGEONS. 201

cruise, 1855-7 j steamer Fulton, Home Squadron, 1858 ; steamer Atlanta,
Brazil Squadron, and Paraguay Expedition, 1858-9 ; steam-sloop Daootah, West
India Squadron, 1861; commissioned as Surgeon, August 1st, 1861; steam-
sloop Wyoming, East India Squadron, 1862-4 ; naval rendezvous. New York,
1865 ; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, 1866 ; Recorder Medical Board, Philadel-
phia, 1867 ; steam-sloop Saranao, North Pacific Squadron, 1868 ; sloop James-
town, Pacific Squadron, 1868-9.



SUEGEON WILLIAM R. JOHNSON, Ja.

Born in Delaware. Appointed from Delaware, September 3d, 1855 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to frigate Potomac, Home
Squadron, 1855-6; steam-frigate Wabash, Home Squadron, 1856-8; steamer
Atlanta, Brazil Squadron, and Paraguay Expedition, 1859 ; brig Bainbridge,
1861 ; sloop Cyane, Pacific Squadron, 1861-4 ; commissioned as Surgeon, Au-
gust 1st, 1861; Naval Hospital, Norfolk, 1865; steamer Bienville, 1866;
steam-sloop Pawnee, South Atlantic Squadron, 1867-8.



SURGEON RICHARD C. DEAN.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from New Jersey, April 17th, 1856;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Dale, Coast of
Africa, 1857-9 ; steamer Crusader, Home Squadron, 1860 ; steam-sloop Wyan-
dotte, 1861 ; steam-sloop Tuscarora, special service, 1861—3 ; commissioned as
Surgeon, August 1st, 1861 ; steam-sloop Tuscarora, North Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1864 ; Naval Academy, 1865-6 ; steam-sloop Sacramento, special
service, 1867; steamer Michigan, on the lakes, 1868-9.



SURGEON PHILIP S. WALES.



Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, August 7th, 1856 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to Naval Academy, 1857; steam-
frigate Mississippi, East India Squadron, 1858-60 ; steamer Water Witch,
1861; commissioned as Surgeon, October 12th, 1861; Naval Hospital, Nor-
folk, 1863 ; steamer Fort Jackson, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864 ;
steamer Fort Jackson, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1865; Examining
Board, 1868 ; sloop Portsmouth, South Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9.



SURGEON ALBERT C. 60RGAS.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, August 30th, 1856 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Germantown, East



202 SUEC3E0NS.



India Squadron, 1858-60 ; steamer Crusader, Home Squadron, 1861 ; commisi
sioned as Surgeon, October 13th, 1861 ; sloop Vandalia, South Atlantic Block-
ading Squadron, 1862-3 ; Naval Hospital, Norfolk, 1864 ; steam-sloop Juniata,
South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865 ; steam-sloop Juniata, Brazil Squad-
ron, 1866; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1868-9.



SUEaEON DBLAVAN BLOODGOOD.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, March 13th, 1857 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-frigate Merrimack,
Pacific Squadron, 1858-60 ; steamer Mohawk, 1861 ; commissioned as Surgeon,
January 24th, 1862; steam-sloop Dacotah, West India Squadron, 1862; steam-
sloop Dacotah, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1868—4 ; steamer Michi-
gan, on the lakes, 1865-6; receiving-ship. New York, 1867; sloop Jamestown,
North Pacific Squadron, 1868 ; steam-sloop Lackawanna, North Pacific Squad-
ron, 1868-9 ; receiving-ship. New York, 1869.



SURGEON THOMAS WALTER LEACH.

Born in New Hampshire. Appointed from New Hampshire, July 29th,
1858 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-sloop
Brooklyn, Home Squadron, 1858-61 ; Naval Hospital, New York, 1862 ; com-
missioned as Surgeon, May 22d, 1862 ; steam-sloop Lackawanna, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1863, and West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864^5 ;
Naval Hospital, New York, 1806 ; steam-sloop Iroquois, Asiatic Squadron,
1867-9.



SURGEON WILLIAM M. KING.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, December 3d, 1858 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; temporary duty. Navy Yard, Pensa-
cola, 1859; attached to sloop Saratoga, Home Squadron, 1860; store-ship
Supply, 1861; steam-sloop Hartford, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3;
commissioned as Surgeon, May 22d, 1862 ; Naval Academy, 1864 ; steam-sloop
Wachusett, East India Squadron, 1865-6 ; member Examining Board, 1868.



SURGEON BENJAMIN P. GIBBS.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, November 12th, 1858 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steamer Memphis, Brazil
Squadron, and Paraguay Expedition, 1858-9 ; sloop John Adams, East India
Squadron, 1860-1; steam-sloop Hartford, West Gulf Blockading Squadron,



STJEGEONS. 203

1863; steamer Ossipee, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; scLool-ship
Sabine, 1866 ; steam-sloop Ossipee, North Pacific Squadron, 1867-9.



SURGEON DAVID KINDLEBERGER.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, May 20th, 1859 ; entered the service
as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-sloop San Jacinto, 1860-1 ; commis-
sioned as Surgeon, August 14th, 1862 ; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1862 ; steam-
sloop Monongahela, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863, and West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; steamer De Soto, North Atlantic Squadron,
1866-7.



SURGEON WILLIAM E. TAYLOR.

BoEN in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia, July 3d, 1859 ; entered the
service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Savannah, Home Squadron,
1859-60 ; sloop St. Marys, 1861 ; commissioned as Surgeon, September 5th,
1862 ; steam-sloop Iroquois, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863^ ;
receiving-ship, Boston, 1864-5 ; iron-clad Miantonomah, European Squadron,
1867 ; Navy Yard, Mare Island, California, 1869.



SURGEON JAMES McMASTER.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, October 8th, 1859 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-frigate Niagara,
special service, 1861 ; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, 1863 ; commissioned as
Surgeon, October 11th, 1862; steam-sloop Shenandoah, North Atlantic Block-
ading Squadron, 1864, and South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865 : iron-
clad Miantonomah, European Squadron, 1866; receiving-ship, New York, 1868;
at present, attached to practice-ship Savannah.



SURGEON JOHN J. GIBSON.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Illinois, July 4th, 1860; entered the service as
Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-sloop Saranac, Pacific Squadron, 1860-3 ;
steam-sloop Hartford, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864; steam-sloop
Oneida, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; receiving-ship, Norfolk,
1866-7; steamer De Soto, North Atlantic Squadron, 1868 ; steam-sloop Seminole,
Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



204 SUKGEONS.

SUKaEON CHRIS. J. CLEBORNB.

Born in Scotland. Appointed from Pennsylvania, May 9, 1861; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-gunboat Aroostook, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; commissioned as Surgeon, November 24th,
1863 ; naval rendezvous, Philadelphia, 1864 ; steam-sloop, Ticonderoga, South
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865; steamer Rhode Island, flag-ship West
India Squadron, 1866 ; apprentice-ship Saratoga, 1868-9.



SURGEON JOHN C. SPEAR.

Born in Delaware. Appointed from Delaware, May 9th, 1861 ; entered tho
service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steamer Mahaska, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1864 ; commissioned
as Surgeon, June 24th, 1864 ; steam-sloop Seminole, West Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1865; steamer Swatara, West India Squadron, 1866, and European
Squadron, 1867-8; naval rendezvous, Philadelphia, 1869.



SURGEON CHARLES H. BURBANK.

Born in Maine. Appointed from Maine, May 9th, 1861 ; entered the ser-
vice as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to Naval Hospital, Pilot Town, Mississippi,
1861-2 ; school-ship Marion, 1863 ; steam-sloop Housatonic, 1864 ; commis-
sioned as Surgeon, August 24th, 1864 ; South Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1865; receiving-ship, Portsmouth, N. H., 1866-7; steam-sloop Kearsarge,
Pacific Squadron, 1868-9.



SURGEON HENRY C. NELSON. »

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, May 9th, 1861 ; entered the
service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to steam-sloop Susquehanna, West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1861-3; Naval Hospital, New York, 1864; commis-
sioned as Surgeon, October 25th, 1864 ; steam-sloop Pawnee, South Atlantic
Squadron, 1865-7; apprentice-ship Sabine, 1868 ; steamer Michigan, on the
lakes, 1868-9 ; at present, attached to apprentice-ship Macedonian.



SURGEON SOMERSET ROBINSON.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from District of Columbia, May 9th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam gunboat Katahdin'
West Gulf Squadron, 1861-3; Navy Yard, New York, 1864; commissioned as



SUBGEONS. 205

Surgeon, December 18tli, 1864; sloop Cyane, Pacific Squadron, 1865-6;
steam-sloop Saranac, North Pacific Squadron, 1867 ; receiving-ship, Norfolk,
1868-9 ; at present, under orders to steamer Monooacy, Asiatic Squadron.



SURGEON ARCHIBALD 0. RHOADES.

BoEN in New Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, July 30th, 1861;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to steamer Pocahontas, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3; Naval Hospital, New York, 1864; com-
missioned as Surgeon, March 19th, 1865 ; steamer Bienville, West Gulf Block-
ading Squadron, 1865; steam-sloop Shenandoah, East India Squadron, 1866-9.



SURGEON MICHAEL BRADLEY.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, July 30th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steamer Louisiana, North
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1861-3; Mississippi Squadron, 1864-5 ; com-
missioned as Surgeon, June 12th, 1865 ; steamer Michigan, on the lakes^
1867-8 ; steam-sloop Tuscarora, North Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



SURGEON ADRIAN HUDSON.



Born in Canada. Appointed from New York, July 30th, 1861; entered the
service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to Mississippi flotilla, 1862; steam gun-
boat Eastport, Mississippi Squadron, 1863 ; apprentice-ship Sabine, 1864-5 ; com-
missioned as Surgeon, June 12th, 1864-5 ; steam-sloop Tuscarora, South Pacific
Squadron, 1866-7; Mound City, Illinois, 1868-9.



SURGEON NEWTON L. BATES.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, July 30th, 1861 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam gunboat Seneca, South At-
lantic Blockading Squadron, 1861-2 ; Naval Laboratory, New York, 1863-7 ;
commissioned as Surgeon, September 16th, 1865 ; apprentice-ship, Portsmouth,
1868 ; steam-sloop Swatara, European Squadron, 1869.



SURGEON JAMES A. TINKHAM.

BoRNin New York. Appointed from New York, July 30th, 1861 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to steam-gunboat Kanawha, West



206 SURGEONS.

Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3; receiving-ship, Boston, 1864; North At-
lantic Blockading Squadron, 1865 j commissioned as Surgeon, December 5th,
1865 ; steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squadron, 1866-7 ; steamer
Frolic, European Squadron, 1868 ; steam-sloop Canandaigna, European Squad-
ron, 1869; at present, Recorder Board of Examiners.



SUEGEON STEPHEN D. KENNEDY.

BoEN in Virginia. Appointed from Maryland, May 9th, 1861 ; entered the
service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Preble, West Gulf Squadron,
1861-3 ; Navy Yard, Washington, 1864 ; resigned, 1865 ; re-appointed, January
5th, 1866 ; commissioned as Surgeon, January 5th, 1866 ; steam-sloop Lacka-
wanna, North Pacific Squadron, 1867-8; special duty. New York, 1869.



SURGEON FREDERICK E. POTTER.

Born in New Hampshire. Appointed from New Hampshire, July BOtli^
1861 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steamer Monti-
cello, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1861-2 ; receiving-ship, Boston,
1863 ; steam-sloop Narragansett, Pacific Squadron, 1864-6 ; commissioned as
Surgeon, April 6th, 1866; steam-sloop Lancaster, flag-ship Pacific Squadron,
1867 ; at present, attached to steam-sloop Mohican, Pacific Squadron.



SURGEON EDWARD S. BOGERT.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, July 30th, 1861 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam gunboat Cayuga, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; Naval Hospital, New York, 1864 ; steam-
frigate Niagara, special service, 1864; Naval Hospital, New Briton, 1866 ; com-
missioned as Surgeon, April 7th, 1866 ; Naval Laboratory, New York, 1867-9.



SURGEON WALTER K. SCHOFIELD.

Born in Connecticut. Appointed from Connecticut, July 30tli, 1861 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam gunboat Sagamore,
East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; steamer Union, East Gulf Blockad-
ing Squadron, 1864; Naval Hospital, Norfolk, 1865-6; steamer Augusta,



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