cast loose and ready for action.
Every man seemed determined to do his duty, which he did faithfully; not a man shrinking.
Where all did their duty so well, it is hard to discriminate; still it gives me pleasure to mention a few who were the most conspicuous.
Acting-Master's Mate W. H. Childs displayed great courage in assisting me in the Division.
The following men were also honorably mentioned: Charles Lake, Coxwain; Joseph Perry, Quartermaster; James Smith, Captain mizzen-top; James Bennet, seaman; Owen Holland, 2d Captain mizzen-top; Samuel McFall, Captain after-guard; Beonth Diggings.
O. S.; Augustus Pauly, seaman; Charles Davidson, Captain forecastle; Henry Wright, O. S.; Robert Emerson, Lds.; David Morrow, Quarter-gunner.
From Report of Lieutenant LaRue P. Adams, commanding 3d Division, U. S. S. Hartford:
Sir — I have the honor to submit the following report of the conduct of the officers and men of the Third Division during the engagement of yesterday with F