C. Bennett, A. S. Palmer and L. R. Hamersly; Acting-Master's Mates, T. Hopkins and H. Marsh; Engineers, N. P. Baldwin, C. E. Arbuthnot, Joseph Blake, S. C. Babbitt and E. H. Austin; Acting-Gunner, Reuben Applegate; Acting-Carpenter, J. A. Stewart.
Iron-clad steamer Lafayette (4th rate).
*Captain, Henry Walke; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, James Laning; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Collins D. White; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, James P. Kelly; Acting-Ensigns, J. L. Moran, Elias Smith and W. C. Bennet; Acting-Master's Mates, H. G. Warren, C. H Slocum, H. C. Marsh, S. O. Lovell, S. R. Winram, W. P. Higbee, Thomas Twitchell and Paul Morgan; Engineers, Robert Tate, A. M. Rowe, E. B. Hill and J. W. Paull; Acting-Gunner, G. W. Price; Acting-Carpenter, C. M. Underwood.
Iron-clad steamer Carondelet (4th rate).
*Lieutenant, J. McLeod Murphy; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, E. E. Brennard; Assistant Surgeon, D. R. Brannan; Acting-Assistant Surgeon. S. B. Harriman; Acting-Assistant Paymaster,
ollowing auxiliary defences were possessed by the Confederates: Steam ram Tennessee, 235 feet in length, casemate plated with three thicknesses of 2-inch plates or six inches of iron, speed 7 1/2 knots; battery, four 10-inch columbiads of 16,000 lbs. and two 7 1/2-inch Brooke rifles of 19,000 lbs. The Tennessee was the flag-ship of Admiral Franklin Buchanan, and was commanded by Commander J. D. Johnston.
The following gun-boats also belonged to Buchanan's little squadron: The Morgan, Commander Bennet; Selma, Commander Murphy, and Gaines, Commander Harris. Two rams, the Tuscaloosa and Huntsville, were building at Mobile, but they were never finished, and Buchanan received no assistance from them.
The guns of Fort Morgan were mounted as follows: Bastion No. 1 (N. E.), two 32-pounders of 7,000 lbs., one 24-pound rifle throwing Read & Slater's projectiles, shaped like Minie-balls; East curtain, three 10-inch sea-coast mortars, one 32-pounder of 7,000 lbs.; Bastion No. 2 (E. S. E.), o