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NAVAL WAR RECORDS



OFFICE MEMORANDA NO. 8.



OFFICERS



IN THE



CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY,



1861-65.



OFFICE NAVAL WAR RECORDS,



1898. ^^^^^iV'



WASHINGTON:

GOVERNTMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

18 8.






NOTE.

^ This list is prepared from the United States and Confederate Navy
'-Eegisters, reports of ofiflcers, records of the Secretary's Office, and
^ miscellaneous papers.

The items concerning each officer have been taken from the above
-a: authentic records, placed upon cards, and, to insure their preservation,
are now put in print.

Confederate data of all kinds are meager, and in order that the
Naval War Eecords now being published may be complete, it is desir-
able that all contemporaneous Confederate records relating thereto be
furnished to this office for examination.
It is desired that any errors or omissions which may be noticed in
"^ this Eegister should be brought to the attention of the Superintendent
/t of Naval War Eecords, in order that, as far as possible, they may be

\: corrected.

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2488(59



OFFICKRS



IN THE



CONFEDERATE .STATES NAVY,

1861-1865.



Adams, Norton Kent.

Born in . Appointed from Alahama. Assistant paymaster. May 23, 11^64.

Assistant paymaster Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864 (not accepted).
Served on C. S. S. Virginia (No. 2), 1864-65.



Addison, "W. J.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Assistant surgeon for the war,

April 1, 1862. Assistant surgeon (uomiuated and conlirmed) May 1, 1863.

Assistant surgeon Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Mississippi River defenses, 1863. C. iS. steamers FredericJishurt/, Richmond, and

Patrick Henry, James River Squadron, 1864.



Ahearn, John L.

Born in . Appointed from . Master not in line of promotion, Sep-
tember 27, 1863. Master not in line of promotion Provisional Navy, .June 2,
1864.

Commanding receiving sliij) Dalma, Mobile Scxuadron. Surrendered May 4, 1865;
paroled May 10, 1865.



Ahern, Holmes.

Born in . Appointed from . Third assistant engineer (no date).

Third assistant engineer Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. steamers liichmond, Torpedo, Iloanoke, Drewry. .James River

Squadron, 18&4-65.



Ahern, William.

Born iu Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Third assistant engineer, Septem-
ber 30, 1861. First assistant engineer, August 13, 1863. First assistant engi-
neer Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.

Served on C. S. steamers Georgia and Palmetto State, 1862. C. S. S. Drewrtf, 1863-()4.
C. S. S. Florida, 1864; captured by U. S. S. Wachuseti, October 7, 1864!



Albertson, A. E.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's nuitc (no date). Acting

master's mate Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. steamers Beaufort, lioanoke, and J'irqinia (No. 2), .lames h'iver

Squadron, 1863-64.

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Alcott, Henry.

Born ill . Appointed from . Sailmakcr, August 24, 1862.

Served on C. S. S. Alabama, 1864. C. S. S. Shenandoah, 1864-65.



Alderslade, George E.

ISoru ill . Appointed from



-. Third assistant engineer, 1862.



Alexander, Ed.
Born in



-. Ajipointed from



Novemlier 12, 1861.
Commanding C. S. S. Cotton, Red River, 1864.



-. Master not in line of promotion.



Alexander, Joseph W.

Born in North Carolina. Appointed from North Carolina. Formerly lieutenant,
U. S. Navy. First lieutenant, Oetoher 23, liS62, to rank from October 2, 1S62.
First lieutenant Provisional Navy, .June 2, 1864, to rank from .laiiuary 6, 1^64.

Served on C. S. S. Vh-ffinia, 1861. Commanding C. S. S. Raleigh in the hattle of
Hampton Roads, March 8-9, 1862. C. S. S. Atlanta, 1862; captured by the
U. S. S. Weeliau-lcn, June 17, 1863. C. 8. S. Viniinia (No. 2); detached Decem-
ber 19, 1864, and ordered to command C. S. S. Beaufort.



Allen, Benjamin G.

Born in . Appointed from . Gunner Provisional Navy (no date).

Served on C. S. S. HuntsviUe, Mobile Squadron. Surrendered May 4, 1865;
paroled May 10, 1865.



Allison, Richard T.

Born in Kentucky. Appointed from Maryland. Formerly paymaster, U.

Navy. Paymaster, rank of major. Marine Corps, May, 1861.
On duty at Richmond, Va., 1863.



Anderson, Edwin M.

Born in Georgia. Appointed from Georgia. Midshipman, November 18, 1861.

Midshipman Provisional Navy, .June 2, 1864.
Abroad, 1862-64. C. S. S. Alabama, 1864.



Anderson, 'William.

Born in . Appointed from

2, 1863.



Gunner, July 1, 1861. Died October



Andrews, G.

Born in —



Appointed from



Master not in line of promotion, Feb-



ruary 21, 1863. Master not in line of promotion Provisional Navy, June 2,
1864.
Special service, 1863-64.



Andre w^s, William.

JSorii in (itorgia. Appointed from Georgia. Acting midshipman, July 20, 1861.
Killed at Gibraltar on C. S. S. Sumter, October 15, 1862, by Acting Master's Mate
J. T. Hester, C. S. Navy.



Appel, Philip F.

Born in

her, 1861.



Ap])ointed from . ^faster not in line of promotion, Octo-

Dismissed, Decemlier 13, 1862.



Applegate, John.

Born in Missouri. Appointed from Missouri. Third assistant engineer, Sep-
tember 9, 186.3. Third assistant fnf;ineer Provisional Navy, .June 2, 1864.

Served on C. S. S. Gaines, Mobile Squadron, 1863-65. Surrendered May 4, 1865;
paroled May 10, 1865.



Arents, Fred W.

13„in in . Appointed from . Third assistant engineer. Died May

30, 1863, from etfects of Ijoilcr explosion.
Served on C. S. S. Chatiahoochk, 1863.



Arledge, George H.

Born in Florida. Appointed from Florida. Master not in line of promotion, Feb-
ruary 21, 1862. Lieutenant for the war, .January 7, 1864, to rank from May 25,
1863. First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January
6, 1864.

Special duty, 1863. Q.^.^. Atlanta; captured June 17, 1863. V.is.^. Fredericks-
bunj, James Eiver Squadron; detached February 12, 1865, and ordered to
temporary command of 0. S. S. Beaufort.



Armistead (or Armstead), G. W.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Master not in line of promotion,
November 14, 1863. Master not in line of promotion Provisional Navy, June
2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1864.



Armour, James E.

Born in Alabama, Appointed from Alabama. Assistant paymaster, October 24,

1861. Paymaster, May 23, 1864. Paymaster Provisional Navy, .lune 2, 1864.
Served on C, S, S. Gaines, Mobile Squadron, 1863-64. Surrendered May 4,1865;

paroled May 10,.1865.



Armstrong, .^neas.

Born in Georgia. Appointed from Georgia. Resigned as lieutenant, U. S. Navy,

November 21, 1860. First lieutenant, April 24, 1862. Dismissed .January 9,

1864. First lieutenant. Provisional Navy (nominated), to rank from .July 26,

1864.
Served on C. S. S. Sampson, 1863. C. S. S. Frederickshnrg, 1865 Drowned iu the

sinking of steam picket boat Hornet by collision with steamer AUisoii,



Armstrong, Richard Fielder,

Born iu Georgia. Appointed from Georgia. Resigned as acting midshipman,
U. S. Navy, January 30, 1861. Midshipman, April 17, 1861. Acting master, Sep-
tember 24, 1861. Lieutenant for the war, February 8, 1862. Second lieutenant,
October 23, 1862, to rank from October 2, 1862. First lieutenant Provisional
Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864.

Served on C. S. S. Sumter, 1861-62. C. S. S. Alabama, 1864. Assisted in the
defense of Battery Buchanan in the attack by the Union forces upon Fort
Fisher, December 23-25, 1864; gallant conduct commended



Arnold, Thomas.

Born in Arkansas. Appointed from Arkansas. Resigned as midshipman, U. S.

Navy, September 21, 1855. Lieutenant for the war, March 18, 1862. Resigned,

May 16, 1863.
Served on C. S. S. McUae, 1862. C. S. S. Louisiana; escaped at the surrender

of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, La., Ai)ril 28, 1862.



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Arthur, Francis.

Boru ill Mississippi. Appointed from Mississippi. Midshipman, October 14,

18152.
Commaiiding C. S. gnnboat Resolute, 1862. C. S. S. Morgan, 1863. Captured in
the Potomac Kiver, May 6, 18G1, and couliued at Fort Delaware, Delaware Bay.



Atchison, George.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate, September 3,

1863. Acting masters mate I'rovisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served in Savinnah Squadron, 1864.



Auchrim (Ancrum?), John L.

Born ill . Appointed from South Carolina. Assistant snrgeon, October

24, 1861.
Servi'd on C. S. S. Nashville, 1862.



Austin, C. W.

F>orn in . Appointed from . Master not in line of promotion, Octo-
ber 15, 1861.



Austin, "W. W.
Pilot.

Ordered to C. S. S. Tsondhia, October 27, 1864; detached December 4, 1864, and
ordered to C. S. S. Savannah. Ordered, January 11, 1865, to C. S. S. Savipson.



Averett, Samuel Woolton.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly midshipman, TT. S.
Navy. Acting master, August 28, 1S6I. Acting lieutenant, September 19,
1861. Lieutenant for the war, February 8, 1862. Second lieutenant, February
8, 1862. First lieutenant, February 6, 1863, to rank from October 2, 1862. First
lieutenant Provisional Navy, .June 2, 1864, to rank from .January 6, 1864.

Served on C. S. S. Polk, 1862. Commanded Hoating battery at the surrender of
Island No. 10, Mississippi River, April 7, 1862. Ordered to C. S. S. Atlanta (late
Fingal), September 27, 1862. Detached and ordered to C. S. S. Florida, October
20,1862; reported October 30. Commanding Lapwing (Oreto) from March 28,
1863, date of capture, to j\Iay 3, 1863, when ordered to return to C. S. S. Florida.



Bacon, James.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting carpenter, September 28, 1861

(date of acceptauce).



Bacot, Richard H.

Born in South Carolina. Appointed from South Carolina. Resigned as acting
midshipman, U. S. Navy, December 11, 1860. Midshipman, ]\Iay 16, 1861. Mas-
ter in line of promotion, January 7, 1864. Second lieutenant Provisional Navy,
June 2, 1864.

Served on C. S. steam ram Arkamas, 1862. C. S. S. Chicora, 1863-64. C. S. S.
Neusc.



Bailey, John H.

Born in Georgia. Appointed from Georgia. Third assistant engineer, June 15,

18(il. Second assistant engineer Provisional NJivy, .lune 2, 1864.
Naval station. Savannah, (ia., 1863. C. S. S. Rivhmond, 1864.



Bain, Robert M.

IJoni ill Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly carpenter U. S. ^avy,

Carpenter, Juno 11, 1861. Carpenter Provisional Navy, Jitne 2, 1864.
Naval station, Savannah, Ca., 1863-61.



Baker, Adam N.

13orn in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Florida. Formerly IT. S. Marine
Corps. Served in Virginia Navy. First lieutenant Marine Corps, June 6,
1861. Dropped October 10, 1862.



Baker, James McC.

Born in Florida. Appointed from Florida. Entered the Confederate service
early in the war as a member of Dreux's battalion of Louisiana Infantry, and
on .January 23, 18()2, was transferred to the Washington Art illery. Lieutenant
for the war, Febinary 2(i, 1862. ^Master not in line of promotion, C. S. Navy,
March 23, 1862. First lieutenant Provisional Navy, .June 2, 1864, to rank from
January 6, 1861.

Served on C. S. S. Louisiana: escaped at surrender of Forts .lackson and St.
Philip, April 28, 1862. C. S. S. Chattahouchie, 1863. C. S. S. IIiint.sriUr, Mobile
Squadron, 1861-6.5. Surrendered May 4, 186.5; paroled May 10, 1865.



Baker, Page M.

15orn in . Appointed from . Formerly in C. S. Army. Acting mas-
ter's mate (no date). Acting master's mate Provisional Navy, June 2, 18t>4.
Mobile Siiuadron, 1864-65. Surrendered May 4, 1865 ; paroled May 10, 1865.



Baker, T. Harrison.

liorn in . A])pointed from . Coraniissioned by the President of the

Confederate States, May IS, 1861, to command the privateer >Saratinah.



Baker, Thomas.

liorn in . Appointed from . (Uinner, April 8, 1863. Gunner Pro-
visional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Savannah, 1863-64.



Bald-win, James G.

Born in Mississippi. Appointed from Mississippi. Resigned as acting midslii])-
man, II. S.Navy, January 16, 1861. Acting midshipman, July 8, 1861. Kesignod,
Janiiary it, 1864.
Mississippi Defenses, 1863.



Baldwin, Robert T.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Vii'ginia. Assistant surgeon for the war,

March 13, 1862. Assistant surgeon, May, 1863. Resigned, July 25, 1863.
Naval station, Wilmington, N. C., 1863.



Ball, William B.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master (no date). Resigned,

December 31, 1863.
Participated in Johnson's Island I'.xpedition, October, 1863.



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Ballentyne, ■William J.

Born in . Appointed from . Gunner, May 11, 1863. Gunner Pro-
visional Navy, Juno 2, 1864.
Naval station, Charleston, 1863-64. Savanuali Squadron, 1864.



Banks, John S.

Born in North Carolina. Appointed from Florida. Assistant paymaster, Ajiril

22, 1862. Assistant paymaster Provisional Na^y, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Palmetto State, 1862-1864.



Barbot, Alphonse.

Born in Louisiana. Appointed from I^ouisiana. Formerly lieutenant U. S.
Navy. Master not in line of promotion, November 4, 1861. Lieutenant for
the war, March 5, 1862. First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to
rank from January 6, 1864.

Floating battery Xew Orleans, 1862. C. S. steam ram Arkansas, 1862. C. S. S.
Atlanta; captured by the U. S. S. JVeehawken, June 17, 1863. Commanding
C. S. S. Frederickahurg , 1865. Semmes Naval Brigade, 1865.



Barclay, A. A. E. "W.

Bom in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate, November 30,

1863 (appointed by Commander W. W. Hunter, C. S. N.). Acting master's

mate Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Ordered to C. S. S. Sampson, Savannah Squadron, November 30, 1863; detached

December 5, 1863, and ordered to the C. S. S. Savannah. C. S. S. Sampson at

time of capture of U. S. S. Water IRtch, June 3, 1864; detached August 1,

1864, and ordered to C. S. S. Eesolute.



Barclay, William.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting third assistant engineer, Novem-
ber 22, 1861. Second assistant engineer, January 10, 1862.



Barksdale. Sterling L.

Born in Mississippi. Appointed from Mississippi, Assistant paymaster, March

25, 1863. Assistant paymaster Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Charleston, 1863-64.



Barney, Joseph N.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Formerly lieutenant XT. S. Navy.
First lieutenant, July 2, 1861. Commander, April 29, 1863. " Promoted for gal-
lant and meritorious conduct in command of steam sloop Jamestown, Hampton
Roads, IMarch 8, 1862, and Drewry's Bluff, May 15, 1862." Commander Pro-
visional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from May 13, 1863.

Served on C. S. S. Jamestown, 1862. Assumed command C. S. S. Florida, Septem-
ber, 1863 ; detached on account of ill health, January 5, 1864. Special duty
abroad, 1864.



Barnum, David.

Born in Alabama. Apx^ointed from Alabama. Resigned as midshipman, 11. S.

Navy, class of 1858. Master not in line of promotion, September 4, 1863.
Prisoner, 1863-64.



Barrom, Benjamin A.

Born in . A])pointed from . Gunner, May 11, 1863. Gunner Pro-
visional Navy, June 2, 18(iL
Served on C. S. S. Charleston, 1863-64.



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Barron, Samuel.

Born in Virj^inia. Appoiated from Virginia. Formerly captain, U. S. Navy.
Served as captain in tlie Virginia Navy, in cluirge of office of naval detail and
equipment, April to June, 1861. Captain C. 8. Navy, .June 5, 1861, to rank from
March 26, 1861. Captain. Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from May 13,
1863.
Virginia Defenses, 1861. Prisoner at attack on Forts Hatteras and Clarke, N. C,
August 29, 1861 ; exchanged 1862. Flag-officer commanding naval forces in
Europe, 1862-64.



Barron, Samuel, jr.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Master not in line of promotion,
September 14, 1861. Lieutenant lor the war, February 26, 18(i3. First Lieuten-
ant Provisional Navy, .lune 2, 1864, to rank from .January 6, 1864.

Served on C S. steamers Jamestown, RaleUfh, and Beaufort, .James River Squadron,
1862-63. Special duty abroad, C. S. S. Florida, 1864. C. S. S. .Stonewall, 1865.



Barry, Thomas Patrick.

Born in . Appointed from Alabama. A.ssi8tant paymaster Provisional

Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from August 11, 1864.

Served on C. S. S. Chickamaufia. (P^xtract from President's message of Novem-
ber 9, 1864: "Mr. Barry has served in the Army since October, 1861. He
entered as a ])rivate in Sengstak's artillery company, and was in the battles
of Shiloh, Corinth, and Vicksburg, at which latter place he was captured.
Upon being exchanged, and finding his battery dissolved, he enlisted in Bar-
rett's 1 lattery in Mobile, and was in the battles of Chattanooga and Mission-
ary Kidge.")



Bates, B. H.

Born in . Appointed from . Third assistant engineer Provisional

Navy, June 2, 1864. Naval station, Wilmington, N. C, 1864.



Battle, Richard.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate (no date).

Acting master's mate Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.



Beall, John Y.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from . Master not in line of promotion,

March 5, 1863. Master not in line of promotion Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.

On the 19th of September, 1863, in charge of party, destroyed four Federal
schooners in Chesapeake Bay, taking fourteen prisoners. Participat(?a in
Johnson's Island expedition, September 19, 1864; taken prisoner; tried on
charges of violation of the laws of war and acting as si)y, and sentenced to be
hung on Governor's Island, New York harbor, February 24, 1865.



Beall, Lloyd J.

Born in . Appointed from . Colonel counnandant Marine Corps,

May 23, 1861.

Beasly, J. W.

Born in . Appointed from Tennessee. Assistant paymaster, February 26,

1863. Resigned, May 27, 1863.



Beaufort, M. P.

Born in , Appointed from . Sailmaker, April 18, 1861. Saihnaker

Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. iiiimter, 1861. Naval station, Charleston, 1863. Na\ al station,

Savannah, 1864.



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Beck, Charles.

Born in Ijouisiaua. Appointed from Louisiana. Acting master's mate, 1862.
Master not in line of proniotion. Xoveniber '2, 18()3. Mastor not in line of pro-
motion Provisional Navy, June 2, 18(54. Naval station, Wilmington. N. C,
1864. Sick leave. 1804.

Escaped at surrendeiof Fort-s.laekson and >St. Philip, La., April 28, 1862.



Beebee, Marcus J.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate (no date). Act-
ing master's mate Provisional Navy. June 2, 1864.
Served on C. C. S. Tennessee, Mobile S(iuadron. Prisoner, August 5, 1864.



Beirne, Andrew^ Plunkette.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Resigned as acting midshipman,
11.8. Navy, April 20, 1861. Acting midshipman, June 26, 1861. Passed mid-
shipman, January 8, 1864.

On sick leave, 1863-64. Mobile Squadron. Surrendered May 4, 1865; paroled
May 10, 1865.



Bell, Thomas P,

Born in , Appointed from . Acting master (no date). Second lieu-
tenant Provisional Na\y. .)uue 2, 1864.

Served on C. S. steamers J'injhiia, Iiich7)u»id, Fredericksburfi, Hampton, XaiiHemoutl,
.James River S(iuadrou, 1864. Commanding C. S. S. Torpedo, 1865. Semmes
Naval Brigade, 1865.



Bellamy, Marsden.

Born in . Appointed from . Assistant paymaster, May 23, 1864.

Assistant paymaster Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Richmond, 1864.



Belviii, James W.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Assistant surgeon for the war,

February, 1864. Assistant surgeon Provisional Navy, .June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. steamers Uirhmond, Hampton, and Beaufort, James River S(iuad-

ron, 1864-65. Semmes Naval Brigade, 1865.



Bennett, John W.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Formerly lieutenant, U. S.

Navy. First lieutenant, June 20, 1861. First lieutenant Provisional Navy,

June 2, 1864, to rank from .fanuary 6, 1864.
Served on C. S- S. NushmUe, 1861-62. V.. S. S. Gaines, Mobile Harbor, 1862-64.

Surrendered May 4, 1865 ; paroled May 10, 1865.



Bennett, ■William.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Resigned as sailmakor, U. S.
Navy, May 15, 1861. Sailmaker, June 11,1861. Sailmaker Provisional Navy,
June 2, 1864.
Served ou C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1862-63. Waiting orders, 1864.



Benson, J. Y.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate (no date). Act-
lug master's mate Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Mobile Squadron, 1864.



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Benson, Oscar.

Boiii in Alabama. Appointed from Alabama. Third assistant engineer, June

10, 1863. Third assistant (^nu'ineer Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Tenneasee. Mobile Squadron, 1862-64. Prisoner August .5, 1864.



Beuthall, Robert.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate (no date). Act-
ing master's mate Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Missouri, 1804.



Benthall, Thomas W.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Master not in line of promotion,

December 12, 1861. Lieutenant for the war, February 26, 1863.
Served on C. S. S. Hampton, 1862-63. C. S. S. Juno, 1863-64.



Benton, Mortimer M.

Born in Kentucky. Appointed from Kentucky. Resigned as acting midship-
man, r. S. Navy, April 20, 1861. Acting midshipman, March 12, 1862. Master
in line of promotion, October 15, 1862. Second lieutenant, March 17, 1863,
First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from Januarv 6, 1804.

Mobile station, 1862-63. C. S. S. Tennessee, 1863-64. C. S. S. TaUuhassee, 1864,
C. S. steamers lioanoke and Virginia (No. 2), James River Squadron, 1864.



Berrien, Thomas M.

Born in Georgia. Appointed from Georgia. Resigned as acting midsliipmau,
January 26, 1861. Acting midshipman, .July 8, 1861. Midshijimau Provisional
Navy, June 2, 1864. Passed midshipman Provisional Navy (no date.)

Served on C. S. S. Savannah, 1803. Schoolship Patrick Henry, 1864. C. S. S,
Chickatnauga, 1864. Ordered to C. S, S. Macon, August 19, 1864.



Berry, Albert S.

Born in Kentucky. Appointed from Kentucky. Second lieutcaiant Marine
Corps, March 6, 1863.



Bier, George H.

Born in ISIaryland. Appointed from Maryland. Resigned as lieutenant, U. S.

Navy, April 23, 1861. First lieutenant, November 13, 1861. Resigned June

25, 1863. Died at Key West, Fla. (no date).
Ordered to duty at Sewell's Point, Ya., February 18, 1862. C. S. S. Chicora, 1862.

Charleston naval station, 1862-63. Cai)tured on blockade runner (Irei/hound,

May 10, 1864, oil' Wilmington, N, C, by the U. S. S. Connecticut.



Billups, James W.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate, May, 18r>4

(appointed by Lieut. ('. W. Read, C. S. Navy, from petty officer). Second
lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.

Clarence-Tacony-Archer expedition, 1863. C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1804. Tor-
pedo hoab Hornet, James River Scjuadron, 1805; commended by commanding
officer.



Bird, P. J.

Born in . Appointed from . Gunner.

Served on C. S. steamers Drewry and f'irginia (No. 2), 1865.



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Blacker, J. C.

Born ill . Appointed from



Captain's clerk on C. S. S. Sheuandoah, 1864-65.



Blacknall, George.

Born in . Appointed from North Carolina. Resifyned as surgeon, U. S.

Navy, May 7, 1861. Surgeon, June 14, 1861. Died January 21, 1862.



Blackwood, John G.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland. Lieutenant for the war, Febru-
ary 26, 1863. First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from
January 6, 1864.

Sick, 1863. Mobile Squadron. Surrendered May 4, 1865; paroled May 10, 1865.



Blair, "William M.

Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate (no date).

Served on C. S. S. Atlanta; captured by U. S. S. Weehawken, June 17, 1863.
Paroled ou U. S. S. James Adger, June 20, 1863.



Blake, Joseph Davidson.

Born in North Carolina. Appointed from North Carolina. Resigned as lieuten-
ant, U. S. Navy, February 5, 1862. First lieuteuant, February 23, 1862. First
lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from .January 6, 1864.
Died July 5, 1864, at Charlotte, N. C. On sick leave (registers of 1863 and
1864).



Blakeslee, John.

Born in . Appointed from . Master not in line of promotion,

December 24, 1861.



Blakie, Andrew.

Born in . Appointed from . Boatswain, May 9, 1863. Boatswain

Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.

Served on C. S. steamers Patrick Henry and Virginia (No. 2), James River Squad-
ron, 1863-64.



Blanc, H.(?)

Born in . Appointed from Louisiana. Third assistant engineer.

Served on C. S. S. Chattahoochie, 1863; on board at time of boiler explosion;
escaped uninjured.



Blanc, Samuel P.

Born in Louisiana. Appointed from Louisiana. Acting midshipman, August 29,
1861. Passed iiiidshipraan, January 8, 1864. Master in line of promotion
Provisional Navy, .Tune 2, 1864.

Served on C. S. S. Baltic, 1862-63. Ordered to C. S. S. Savannah, September 3,
1863. Ordored, July 21, 1864, to C. S. S. Sampson. ^Mobile Squadron, 1863-()4.
Chattahoochie, 1864. Commanding tori^edo boat Hornet, James Kivcr Squad-
ron, January, 1865.



Bohannon, C. B.

I'.orn in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate (no date). Act-


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