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European Squadron, 1866-7 ; commissioned as Surgeon, June 19th, 1866 ;
naval rendezvous, Boston, 1868 ; sloop Saratoga, North Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



SURGEONS. 207

SURGEON AARON S. OBERLY.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Connecticut, July 30th, 1861 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam gunboat Kineo, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3 ; Naval Academy, 1864 ; steamer Santiago
de Cuba, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865 ; Naval Station, Mound
City, 111., 1866-8 ; commissioned as Surgeon, June 19th, 1866 ; steam-sloop
Narragansett, 1869.



SURGEON GROVE S. BEARDSLEY.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, July 30th, 1861 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-sloop Lancaster, Pacific
Squadron, 1861-4; West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1865 ; steam-sloop Brook-
lyn, flag-ship Brazil Squadron, 1866, and South Atlantic Squadron, 1867 ;
commissioned as Surgeon, July 25th, 1866 j receiving-ship Independence, San
Francisco, 1868-9.



SURGEON JAMES S. KNIGHT.

Born in Delaware. Appointed from Delaware, July 30th, 1861 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam-sloop Brooklyn, West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1861-3; Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, 1864; Mississippi
Squadron, 1864-5 ; Naval Station, Mound City, 111., 1866 ; commissioned as Sur-
geon, July 29th, 1866; steam-sloop Mohican, North Pacific Squadron, 1867-8;
at present, attached to receiving-ship, Boston.



SURGEON HENRY M. WELLS.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, July 30th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to sloop Portsmouth, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3; receiving-ship, Boston, 1864; iron-clad
Onondaga, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865; steamer Shamokin,
Brazil Squadron, 1866-8 ; commissioned as Surgeon, October 9th, 1866 ; Naval
Hospital, New York, 1869.



SURGEON EDWARD S. MATTHEWS.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from District of Columbia, July 30th,
1861 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steamer Hatteras,
West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-3; steam-sloop Lancaster, flag -ship
Pacific Squadron, 1864; East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1865 j Pacific Squad-



208 SUEQEONS.

ron, 1866; commissioned as Surgeon, July 25th, 1866; store-ship Fredonia,
Callao, 1867; steam-sloop Saranao, North Pacific Squadron, 1868; naval ren-
dezvous, Boston, 1869.



SURGEON JOHN H. CLAEK.

Born in New Hampshire. Appointed from New Hampshire, Octoher 19th, '
1861; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to West Gulf Block-
ading Squadron, 1861^; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., 1865; steamer Mo-
hongo, Pacific Squadron, 1865-7 ; commissioned as Surgeon, May 14th, 1867;
receiving-ship, Portsmouth, N. H., 1868-9.



SURGEON ADOLPH A. HOEHLING.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, August 14th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to mortar flotilla, 1861-3;
steam-frigate Roanoke, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864 ; Naval
Asylum, Philadelphia, 1865; steam-sloop Dacotah, Pacific Squadron, 1866-8 ;
commissioned as Surgeon, Octoher 2d, 1867 ; Retiring Board, Philadelphia,
1868-9 ; receiving-ship, Norfolk, 1869.



SURGEON BENJAMIN H. KIDDER.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, September 20th,
1861; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam gunboat
Marblehead, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-4 ; steam-frigate Colo-
rado, flag-ship North Atlantic Squadron, 1865 ; steamer De Soto, special ser-
vice, 1866, and North Atlantic Squadron, 1867; commissioned as Surgeon,
March 2d, 1868 ; special duty, Boston, 1869.



SURGEON NEWTON H. ADAMS.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, November 29th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to frigate Santee, 1862 ; store-
ship Potomac, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863 ; Naval Hospital, Nor-
folk, 1864-5; steam-sloop Pensacola, North Pacific Squadron, 1867-8; commis-
sioned as Surgeon, April 26th, 1868; steamer Mohongo, North Pacific Squadron,
lobo— 9.



PAYMASTERS. 209

SUEGEON WILLIAM K. VAN KEYPEN.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, November 29th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to Naval Hospital, New
York, 1862; frigate St. Lawrence, Bast Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-4;
steamer Lenapee, Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7 ; steam-sloop Ticonderoga, Euro-
pean Squadron, 1868; steamer Frolic, European Squadron, 1868-9; special
duty. New Orleans, 1869.



SURGEON THOMAS C. WALTON.

Born in England. Appointed from New York, October Sth, 1861 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to sloop Jamestown, East India
Squadron, 1862-5; receiving-ship, Boston, 1866-7; steamer Suwanee, North
Pacific Squadron, 1868 ; commissioned as Surgeon, October 22d, 1868 ; steamer
Kesaca, Pacific Squadron, 1869.



SUEGEON THBOEON WOOLVEETON.

Born in Canada. Appointed from Pennsylvania, July 17th, 1862 ; entered
the service as Assistant Surgeon; attached to steam -frigate Wabash, South
Atlantic Blockading Sqiiadron, 1863 ; Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass., 1864 ;
West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1865 ; Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, 1866 ;
steamer Monocacy, Asiatic Squadron, 1867-9 ; commissioned as Surgeon, No-
vember 23d, 1868.



SUEGEON THOMAS HILAND.

Born in New Hampshire. Appointed from New Hampshire, November
22d, 1861 ; entered the service as Assistant Surgeon ; attached to steam gunboat
Sonoma, West India Squadron,, 1862-3 ; West Gulf Blockading Squadroq,
1864-5; steam-sloop Canandaigua, European Squadron, 1866-8 ; steamer Swa-
tara, European Squadron, 1868-9 ; commissioned as Surgeon, November 24th,
1868 ; at present, on duty at Quarantine Hospital, Portsmouth, N. H.



PAYMASTEE EDWAED T. DUNN.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from District of Columbia, Febru-
ary 21st, 1831 ; attached to sloop John Adams, Mediterranean Squadron, 1833-4 ;
schooner Boxer, Pacific Squadron, 1835; sloop Vincennes, Pacific Squadron,
1836 ; frigate Macedonian, West India Squadron, 1837-40 ; receiving-ship,
Norfolk, 1845; frigate Columbus, East India Squadron, 1846, and in the
Pacific Squadron during the Mexican war ; Navy Yard, New York, 1850-1 ;
14



210 PATMASTEES.



frigate Columbia, Home Squadron, 1852-5; Navy Yard, Norfolk, 1857-60;
sloop St. Marys, Pacific Squadron, 1861-3 ; Fleet Paymaster, West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1863-5 ; Paymaster at Baltimore, 1866-9.



PAYMASTER JOHN B. RITTENHOUSE.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from Alabama, July 21st, 1840;
attached to brig Oregon, survey of Tampa Bay, etc., 1840-3 ; sloop Levant,
Pacific Squadron, 1844-7; Navy Yard, Pensacola, 1848-50; sloop Albany,
Home Squadron, 1851-2 ; steam-frigate San Jacinto, Mediterranean Squadron,
1852-3 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1854-6 ; steam-frigate, Susquehanna, Mediter-
ranean Squadron, 1856-8 ; Navy Yard, Boston, 1859-60 ; special duty, 1861 ;
Inspector, Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1862-4 ; Fleet Paymaster, Pacific Squad-
ron, 1864-6; Inspector of Provisions, Boston, 1867—9.



PAYMASTER HORACE M. HEISKEL.

BoKN in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, September 13tli,
1841 ; attached to brig Somers, special service, 1842^ ; sloop Falmouth,
Home Squadron, 1844-6 ; sloop Jamestown, Coast of Africa, 1847-50 ; Navy
Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., 1851-4; frigate Potomac, Home Squadron, 1854-6;
sloop G-ermantown, East India Squadron, 1857-60 ; frigate Constitution, school-
ship, Naval Academy, 1861 ; Naval Academy, 1862-4 ; Fleet Paymaster,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; Inspector of Provisions, Phila-
delphia, 1867-8 ; Paymaster at Philadelphia, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER GEORGE F. CUTTER.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, June 5th, 1844 ;
attached to brig Truxton, Coast of Africa, 1844-5 ; sloop Albany, Home Squad-
ron, 1846-50 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1850-4 ; steamer Massachusetts, Pacific
Squadron, 1854-7; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., 1858-60 ; steam-sloop
Richmond, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1861-2; North Atlantic Block-
ading Squadron, 1863 ; Inspector, Navy Yard, Boston, 1865-7 ; Fleet Pay-
master, Asiatic Squadron, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER JAMES H. WATMOUGH.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, December 12th, 1844 ;
attached to sloop Portsmouth, Pacific Squadron, 1844-8 ; brig Perry, Coast of



PATMASTEES. 211

Africa, 1849-51 ; frigate Constitution, Coast of Africa, 1852-5 ; steamer Michi-
gan, on the lakes, 1857-9 ; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1861-3 ; eteam-fri^te
Niagara, special service, 1863-4 ; Fleet Paymaster, South Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1864-5 ; Navy Yard, New York, 1866-8 ; Inspector, etc.. Navy
Yard, New York, 1869.



PAYMASTER JOHN 0. BRADFORD.

Born in Delaware. Appointed from Pennsylvania, March 14th, 1845 j at-
tached to sloop Saratoga, 1845-6 ; sloop Germantown, Home Squadron, 1846-8;
sloop Portsmouth, Coast of Africa, 1849-51; Navy Yard, Boston, 1854-5 ;
steam-frigate San Jacinto, East India Squadron, 1855-8 ; receiving-ship, Bos-
ton , 1860-1 ; Navy Yard, Boston, 1862 ; West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863 ;
Fleet Paymaster, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ; Inspector of
Provisions, etc.. New York, 1865-7 ; Fleet Paymaster, European Squadron,
1867-9 ; Paymaster at New York, 1869.



PAYMASTER J. GEORGE HARRIS.

Born in Connecticut. Appointed from Tennessee, August 19th, 1845 ; Navy
Yard, Memphis, 1845-6; attached to sloop Decatur, Coast of Africa, 1846-9;
sloop Saratoga, East India Squadron, 1851-4; Navy Yard, New York, 1855-7;
steam-frigate Wabash, flag-ship Mediterranean Squadron, 1858-9; steamer
Michigan, on the lakes, 1861 ; frigate Sabine, Atlantic Coast, 1861-3 ; special
duty. New York, 1865 ; Fleet Paymaster, East Gulf Blockading Squadron,
1864-5 ; Navy Yard, Boston, 1865-8 ; Inspector of Provisions, Boston, 1869.



PAYMASTER EDWARD C. DORAN.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Indiana, September 15th, 1845 ;
attached to brig Dolphin, Coast of Africa, 1845-6 ; sloop Marion, Mediterranean
Squadron, 1846-8 ; sloop John Adams, Coast of Africa, 1849-50 ; sloop Ply-
mouth, East India Squadron, 1852-5 ; receiving-ship, Norfolk, 1856 ; steam-
frigate Roanoke, flag-ship Home Squadron, 1858-9 ; special duty, 1861 ; Navy
Yard, Mare Island, Cal., 1864-7 ; Paymaster at San Francisco, 1868 ; Fleet
Paymaster, North Pacific Squadron, 1869.



PAYMASTER JOSEPH C. BLDREDGE.

Born in New York. Appointed from Texas, February 2d, 1847 ; attached
to brig Perry, Coast of Brazil, 1847-9 ; brig Porpoise, Coast of Africa, 1850-2 ;
steam-frigate Powhatan, East India Squadron, 1853-6 ; Inspector, etc., New



212 PAYMASTERS.



York, 1858-61; steam-sloop Lancaster, flag-ship Pacific Squadron, 1862^;
special duty, New York, 1865 ; Paymaster at New York, 1866-9.



PAYMASTER JOHN S. GULICK.



Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, February 1st, 1851 ;
attached to sloop Jamestown, Brazil Squadron, 1851-4 ; special duty, Washing-
ton, 1855 ; steam-sloop Saranac, Pacific Squadron, 1857-9 ; steam- frigate Wabash,
flag-ship South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1861 ; Navy Yard, Washing-
ton, 1863; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1864; Fleet Paymaster, Mississippi
Squadron, 1864-5; Navy Yard, Philadelphia, 1865 ; Naval Academy, 1867-8 ;
Fleet Paymaster, European Squadron, 1869.



PAYMASTER W. BRENTON BOGaS.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New York, November 30th, 1852 ;
attached to sloop Vincennes, North Pacific Expedition, 1852-6 ; special duty,
Washington, 1857 ; ordnance-ship Plymouth, 1858-9; steam-sloop Wyoming,
1861; special duty, Washington, 1862; special duty, Mississippi Squadron,
18^3-4; Navy .Yard, Washington, 1866-9.



PAYMASTER WILLIAM G. MARCY.

Born in New York. Appointed from California, April 1st, 1853 ; attached
to steamer Fulton, Home Squadron, 1853-6 ; sloop Cumberland, flag-ship
African Squadron, 1857-9 ; receiving-ship. New York, 1860^ ; iron-clad Dic-
tator. North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864—5 ; steam-sloop Madawaska,
1867; Navy Yard, Mare Island, California, 1867-9.



PAYMASTER THOMAS H. LOOKER.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, August 31st, 1853 ; attached to brig
Bainbridge, Brazil Squadron, 1853-6 ; sloop Portsmouth, East India Squadron,
1856-8; steam-sloop Brooklyn, Home Squadron, 1858-60; steam-sloop
Brooklyn, Atlantic Squadron, 1861 ; store-ship Brandywine, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1862-3; receiving-ship, Baltimore, 1864; steam-sloop
Powhatan, South Pacific Squadron, 1866; Fleet Paymaster, South Pacific
Squadron, 1867-8 ; Paymaster at Baltimore, 1869.



PAYMASTERS. 213

PAYMASTER CALEB J. EMERY.

BoKN ia Maine. Appointed from New Hampshire, April IStli, 1855;
attached to store-ship Relief, Brazil Squadron, 1855-6 ; sloop Levant, East
India Squadron, 1857-8 ; sloop Saratoga, Home Squadron, 1859-60 ; steam-
sloop Narragansett, 1861-2 j store-ship Brandywine, North Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1863 ; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H., 1864-5 ; Fleet Paymaster,
Asiatic Squadron, 1867-8 ; Storekeeper, Asiatic Squadron, 1869,



PAYMASTER CHARLES W. ABBOT.

Born in Rhode Island. Appointed from Rhode Island, September 2d, 1856 ;
attached to sloop Falmouth, Brazil Squadron, 1856-8 ; frigate St. Lawrence,
Brazil Squadron, 1859 ; steam-sloop Pawnee, Atlantic Coast, 1861 ; steam-sloop
Brooklyn, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; special duty, New York,
1864 ; Naval Academy, 1865-7 ; Fleet Paymaster, North Atlantic Squadron,
1867-8 ; Paymaster at Boston, 1869.



PAYMASTER JOHN S. CUNNINGHAM.

Born in South Carolina. Appointed from South Carolina, March 13th,
1857 ; attached to sloop Dale, Coast of Africa, 1857-9 ; sloop Macedonian,
Home Squadron, 1860-1 ; steam-frigate Wabash, flag-ship South Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; Inspector, etc., Navy Yard, Washington, 1864-5 ;
steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squadron, 1866-7 ; Navy Yard,
New York, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER CALVIN C. JACKSON.

Born in New York. Appointed. from Michigan, July 17th, 1857 ; attached
to sloop Vandalia, Pacific Squadron, 1857-8 ; steamer Memphis, Brazil Squad-
ron, and Paraguay Expedition, 1858-9 ; steam-sloop Dacotah, East India Squad-
ron, 1859-61 ; steamer Michigan, on the lakes, 1862-3 ; special duty, Missis-
sippi Squadron, 1864-5: Paymaster at Washington, 1866-8; Naval Academy,
1869.



PAYMASTER ROBERT H. CLARK.

Born in Delaware. Appointed from Delaware, July 18th, 1857 ; attached
to steamer Fulton, Home Squadron, 1858-9 ; steam-sloop Iroquois, West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1861-2; Naval Station, Pensaoola, Florida, 1863-5;
Paymaster, Boston, 1866-8 ; Fleet Paymaster, South Pacific Squadron, 1869.



214 PAYMASTERS.

PAYMASTEK JAMES D. MUKRAT.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Minnesota, June 3d, 1858 ; attached to
sloop Cyane, Pacific Squadron, 1858-9 ; frigate Potomac, Atlantic Coast, 1861 ;
store-ship Potomac, West Gulf Squadron, 1862 ; iron-clad Roanoke, North At-
lantic Blockading Squadron, 1863^ ; receiving-ship and Naval Asylum, Phila-
delphia, 1865-7 ; Fleet Paymaster, North Atlantic Squadron, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER JAMES FULTON.

Born in Tennessee. Appointed from Tennessee, November 20th, 1858 ; at-
tached to steamer Saginaw, Pacific Squadron, 1860-1 ; steam-sloop Adirondack,
Blockading Squadron, 1862; steam-sloop Lackavranna, West G-ulf Blockading
Squadron, 1863-4 ; Navy Yard, Washington, 1865-6 ; member Board of Ex-
aminers, 1867 ; steam-frigate Minnesota, special cruise, 1867-8 ; Navy Yard,
Philadelphia, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER JAMES N. CARPENTER.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Kentucky, September 13th, 1860 ; at-
tached to sloop Saratoga, coast of Africa, 1860-2 ; Potomac flotilla, 1863-5 ;
steamer Rhode Island, North Atlantic Squadron, 1865-6; Fleet Paymaster,
North Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7 ; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire,
1868-9.



PAYMASTER ALEXANDER W. RUSSELL.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from District of Columbia, February 28th,
1861; attached to iron-clad steamer New Ironsides, special service, 1862, and
South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1803-4; receiving-ship North Carolina,
New York, 1865 ; steam-sloop Sacramento, special service, and North Pacific
Squadron, 1867 ; Inspector of Provisions, &c., Washington, 1808-9.



PAYMASTER GEORGE LEONARD DAVIS.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Wisconsin, April 16th, 1861 ;
attached to steam-sloop Pensacola,"West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-4 ;
receiving-ship, Cairo, Illinois, 1865; steam-sloop Pensacola, North Pacific
Squadron, 1866-7 ; Fleet Paymaster, North Pacific Squadron, 1868-9.



PAYMASTERS. 215

PAYMASTER AUGUSTUS J. GILMAN.

BoEN in New Hampshire. Appointed from Maine, June 1st, 1861 ; attached
to sloop Marion, Atlantic Coast, 1861 j frigate '■Santee, 1862 ; special duty,
Cairo, 111., 1863-5 ; Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1866-7 ; la-
speotor of Provisions, eto., Washington, 1867-8 j Fleet Paymaster, Asiatic
Squadron, 1869.



PAYMASTER WASHINGTON IRVING.
*

Born in Maryland. Appointed from New York, June 1st, 1861 ; attaohed.to
steam-sloop Susquehanna, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1861 ; frigate'
St. Lawrence, East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; store-ship Brandywine,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ; Inspector, Navy Yard, Norfolk,
1864-5 ; steam-sloop Hartford, flag-ship Asiatic Squadron, 1866-8.



PAYMASTER RUPUS C. SPAULDING.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, June 1st, 1861 ; attached to sloop
Vincennes, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; Mississippi Squadron,
1863-4; Inspector, etc.. Navy Yard, Norfolk, 1865; Naval Station, Mound
City, 111., 1866; school-ship Sabine, 1867-8; in charge of stores, Panama,
1869.



PAYMASTER CUTHBERT P. WALLACH.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from District of Columbia, June
1st, 1861 ; attached to sloop Preble, Atlantic Coast, 1861-2 ; steam-sloop Mis-
sissippi, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863 ; steam-sloop, Powhatan, flag-
ship West India Squadron, 1864 ; Naval Station, Mound City, Illinois, 1867-8 ;
receiving-ship, Portsmouth, N. H., 1869.



PAYMASTER CHARLES H. ELDRIDGE.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from New York, July 10th, 1861;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam-sloop Canandai-
gua. South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-4; promoted to Paymaster,
February 6th, 1862 ; special duty. Navy Yard, New York, 1866; Navy Yard
and Station, Pensacola, Fla., 1867-8; Storekeeper, Asiatic Squadron, 1869.



216 PAYMASTERS.

PAYMASTER GILBERT E. THORNTON.

Born in New York. Appointed from Massachusetts, September 6tli, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster; store-ship Brandywine, North
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; steam-sloop Brooklyn, 1864-5; Inspector
of Provisions, etc., Norfolk, 1866-7; Storekeeper, Naval Academy, 1868-9;
Fleet Paymaster, South Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



PAYMASTER EDWARD FOSTER.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, October 23d, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to store-ship Supply, North
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; promoted to Paymaster, February 6th,
18G2 ; steam-sloop Ossipee, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864 ; steam-
sloop Lancaster, flag-ship Pacific Squadron, 1866-7 ; receiving-ship, New York,
1S68-9.



PAYMASTER EDWARD MAY.



Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, September 6th,
1861; entered the service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to steam gunboat
Unadilla, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862; promoted to Paymaster,
February 6th, 1862 ; Mississippi Squadron, 1863-4 ; special duty, Washington,
1865-6 ; steam-sloop Lackawanna, North Pacific Squadron, 1867-9 ; Navy Yard,
Boston, 1869.



PAYMASTER HENRY M. DENNISTON.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 9th, 1861 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant P.iymastcr ; attached to steam gunboat Winona,
West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; promoted to Paymaster, April 14th,
1862 ; steamer Blaokstone, 1863 ; steam-sloop Ticonderoga, South Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; store-ship Onward, Brazil Squadron, 1866 ; in
charge of stores in Rio Janeiro, 1867-8; steamer Blichigan, on the lakes, 1869.



PAYMASTER RICHARD WASHINGTON.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from Virginia, August 21st, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam-sloop Daeotah,
West India Squadron, 1862, and North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ;
promoted to Paymaster, April 14th, 1862; Naval Station, Norfolk, 18G5-7 ; re-
ceiving-ship, Norfolk, 1868-D ; steam-sloop Guerrlere, South Atlantic Squadron,
1869.



PAYMASTERS. 217

PAYMASTER CHARLES W. HASSLER.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from Virginia, August 29th, 1861 ;
entered tlie service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to steam-sloop Oneida,
West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-4 ; promoted to Paymaster, April 14th,
1862; receiving-ship Vermont, New York, 1865-7 ; Inspector of Provisions,
New York, 1869.



PAYMASTER THOMAS C. MASTEN.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, October 11th, 1861 ; en-
tered the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam-sloop San Jacinto,
East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; promoted to Paymaster, April 14th,
1862; steam-sloop Juniata, Atlantic Coast, 1863; practice-ship Macedonian,
1865-6 ; Inspector of Provisions, Norfolk, 1869.



PAYMASTER PRANK COSBY.



Born in Kentucky. Appointed from Kentucky, August 24th, 1861 ; entered
the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to Potomac flotilla, 1862-3 ; pro-
moted to Paymaster, April 14th, 1862; store-ship Vermont, South Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1863 ; receiving-ship, Baltimore, 1865-7 ; in charge of
coal, Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, 1868-9 ; receiving-ship Independence, San
Prancisco, 1869.



PAYMASTER EDWIN STEWART.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 8th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to steam gunboat Pembina,
South Atlantic Squadron, 1862 ; promoted to Paymaster, April 14th, 1862 ;
steam-sloop Richmond, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-5; steamer
Michigan, on the lakes, 1866-8 ; Paymaster at Washington, 1869.



PAYMASTER JOSEPH A. SMITH.

Born in Maine. Appointed from Maine, October 8th, 1861 ; entered the
service as Assistant Paymaster ; steam-sloop Kearsarge, special service, 1862-4 ;
promoted to Paymaster, August 23d, 1862; receiving-ship, Norfolk, 1866;
Fleet Paymaster, Gulf Squadron, 1867 ; receiving-ship, Boston, 1868-9.



218 PATMASTEES.

PAYMASTER AMBROSE J. CLARK.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 12th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster j attached to steam-sloop Tuscarora,
special service, 1862-3; promoted to Paymaster, August 19th, 1863; steam-
sloop Tuscarora, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864; steam-sloop Sus-
quehanna, Brazil Squadron, 1865-6; special service, 1867; receiving-ship,
New York, 1868 ; special duty, 1869.



PAYMASTER GEORGE COCHRAN.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, September 27th,
1861; entered the service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to steam-sloop
Wyoming, East India Squadron, 1862— 4; promoted to Paymaster, June 12th,
1868 ; steam-frigate Wabash, 1865 ; steamer De Soto, special service, 1866 ;
North Atlantic Squadron, 1867 ; receiving-ship and Naval Asylum, Philadel-
phia, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER CASPER SCHENCK.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 14th, 1861 ;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to sloop Portsmouth, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-4; promoted to Paymaster, January 6th,
1864; steam-sloop Juniata, South Atlantic Squadron, 1865 ; receiving-ship,
Mare Island, Cal., 1867-9.



PAYMASTER THOMAS T. CASWELL.

Born in Rhode Island. Appointed from Rhode Island, September 9th,
1861 ; entered the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam gunboat
Huron, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; iron-clad steamer, Sanga-
mon, 1863; steam-sloop Seminole, West Gulf Squadron, 1863-4 ; promoted to
Paymaster, September 17th, 1863; store-ship Guard, European Squadron,
1866-7; Navy Yard, Norfolk, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER WILLIAM W. WILLIAMS.

_ Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, August 29th, 1861 ; entered the ser-
vice as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Louisiana, North Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1862-4; promoted to Paymaster, March 2d, 1864 ; steam-
sloop Wachusett, Brazil Squadron, 1864; Mound City, Illinois, 1865; store-
ship Fredonia, at Callao, 1867-8; special duty, South Pacific Squadron, 1869.



PAYMASTERS. 219

PAYMASTER JAMES HOT, Jk.

Born in New Jersey. Appointed from New York, October 11th, 1861 ;



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