Monday, January 31, 2011

Confederate Navy Prisoners Of War.

Although there is very little personal information on these men, this page may be a help to you, especially for those of you who no nothing of your ancestors military service. From this page you will learn his rank, and was a prisoner of war, and was in the Confederate Navy, and notes from to time.
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FORT WARREN, Boston Harbor, June 4, 1862.
General L. THOMAS,
Adjutant-General U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.

SIR: I have the honor herewith to transmit a roll of all prisoners of war at this station since the 1st of March, 1862.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. DIMICK,

Assistant Paymaster L. E. Brooks, C. S. Navy.

Captain's Clerk William B. Clark, C. S. Navy.

Second Assistant Engineer Orrin Culver, C. S. Navy.

Carpenter Virginius Cherry, C. S. Navy.
Took oath of allegiance on board the gun-boat Rhode Island.

Third Assistant Engineer John H. Dent, C. S. Navy.

Third Assistant Engineer Joseph Elliott, C. S. Navy.

Second Assistant Engineer Henry Fagan, C. S. Navy.

Asst. Surg. Joseph D. Grafton, C. S. Navy.
1859, Joseph D. Grafton to be an assistant surgeon in the Navy, from the 23d December, 1859.

1861, Joseph D. Grafton, of Arkansas, late an assistant surgeon in the Navy of the United States, to be an assistant surgeon in the Navy of the Confederate States.

Lieutenant Frank M. Harris, C. S. Navy.

Second Assistant Engineer James Harris, C. S. Navy.

Third Assistant Engineer Theodore Hart, C. S. Navy.

Lieutenant Beverly Kennon, C. S. Navy.

Commander John K. Mitchell, C. S. Navy.
1861, John K. Mitchell, of Florida, late a commander in the Navy of the United States.

1863, The President be requested to furnish this House with a copy of the finding of the court of inquiry in the case of Commander John K. Mitchell, Confederate States Navy, in command of certain vessels at New Orleans during the attack on that city.

Third Assistant Engineer Thomas Menzies, C. S. Navy.

Third Assistant Engineer William Newman, C. S. Navy.

Second Assistant Engineer Milton Parsons, C. S. Navy.

Purser's Steward David Porter, C. S. Navy.

Captain's Clerk George Taylor, C. S. Navy.

Third Assistant Engineer James H. Tombs, C. S. Navy.
1863, Acting First Asst. Engineer James H. Tomb, of Florida, to be promoted for "gallant and meritorious conduct in the expedition to attempt the destruction of the United States ironclad frigate New Ironsides in the harbor of Charleston on the night of the 5th of October, 1863, under the command of Lieut. W. T. Glassell," and to rank from that date.

Lieutenant John Wilkinson, C. S. Navy.
1862, Captain A. E. Miles [Niles], First [Thirteenth] Pennsylvania Volunteers, Reserve Corps, for Lieutenant J. N. Wilkenson [John Wilkinson], C. S. Navy.

Lieutenant William H. Ward, C. S. Navy.

Lieutenant William C. Whittle, Jr., C. S. Navy.
1861, William C. Whittle, of Virginia, late a commander in the Navy of the United States, to be a commander in the Navy of the Confederate States.

Lieutenant Alex. F. Warley, C. S. Navy.

Third Assistant Engineer James Waters, C. S. Navy.
Took oath of allegiance on board the gun-boat Rhode Island.

Second Assistant Engineer George T. Weaver, C. S. Navy.

Gunner James Wilson, C. S. Navy.
Took oath of allegiance on board the gun-boat Rhode Island.

Chief Engineer William Youngblood, C. S. Navy.

Flag-Officer Samuel Barron, C. S. Navy.
1861, Samuel Barron, of Virginia, late a captain in the Navy of the United States, to be a captain in the Navy of the Confederate States.

1862, Captain G. J. Vernon [?], Forty-fourth Ohio Volunteers; Captain M. C. Angell, Sixty-first New York Volunteers; Captain J. B. Moore, Sixty-seventh [Fifty-seventh] Pennsylvania Volunteers; Captain E. A. Irvin, First Pennsylvania Volunteers [Thirteenth Pennsylvania Reserves]; Captain J. M. Mott, Tenth [Sixteenth] Michigan Volunteers; Captain S. Davis, Ninth [West] Virginia Volunteers, and First Lieutenant S. H. Pilsbury, Fifth Maine Volunteers, for Flag-Officer Samuel Barron, C. S. Navy.

2 comments:

Elizabeth Banas said...

Very nice site. I am searching for my gg grandfather, who was drafted into the navy in New Orleans. Family tradition says that he was captured and imprisoned.

Dennis Segelquist said...

Elizabeth if you will write me with his name and any info that might help, I will be glad to look into him.

My address can be found in my profile.
Dennis.