onor to submit to you a report of the conduct of the officers and men of the Master's Division during the engagement yesterday with Fort Morgan, the rebel gun-boats and the rain Tennessee.
I have great pleasure in mentioning Acting-Master's Mate G. R. Avery, who assisted in conning the ship during the entire action, for the great coolness he displayed in his — a responsible — position.
Men honorably mentioned: John McFarland, Captam forecastle; James Wood, Quartermaster; Joseph Cassier, Seamt, C. L. Sherman; Ensigns, C. D. Jones and LaRue P. Adams; Acting-Ensigns, Wm. H. Whiting, G. D. B. Glidden, C. V. Snow and Geo. Munday; Pilot, Martin Freeman; Acting-Master's Mates, J. J. Tinelli, Wm. H. Hathorne, W. H. Childs, R. P. Herrick, G. R. Avery and H. Brownell; Fleet Engineer, Wm. H. Shock; Chief Engineer, Thom Williamson; Second-Assistants, E. B. Latch, F. A. Wilson, Isaac DeGraff, C. M. Burchard and John Wilson; Third-Assistants.
J. E. Speights, H. L. Pilkington and Alfred Hoyt; B