awley; Acting Ensigns, W. E. H. Fentress, O. Donaldson, J. C. Gipson, M. F. Benjamin and R. P. Petty; Acting-Master's Mates, J. Bath, and C. W. Miller; Engineers, C. H. Cavin, John Huff and L. Fulton; Acting-Gunner, F. Beaufort.
Iron-clad steamer Chillicothe (4th rate).
Lieutenant-Commander, J. P. Foster; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, J. C. Foster; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. H. Hathway; Acting Ensigns. W. J. Power and Walter Muir; Acting-Master's Mates, Henry Baker, H. A. Hannon and Joseph Brown; Engineers, A. W. Hardy, J. G. Briggs, G. L. Kingsley, Charles Trotter and W. B. Fleming; Acting-Carpenter, James C. Hall.
Iron-clad steamer Pittsburg (4th rate).
Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenants, *William R. Hoel and J. C. Bentley; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, H. M. Miner; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, C. H. Gould; Acting-Master, Charles Germain; Acting-Ensigns, G. W. Paulding and G. W. Rogers; Acting-Master's Mates, G. W. Garlick, F. Vincent and James Ovett; Engineers, S. B. Goble, G. H. A
distinguished themselves for gallantry and good conduct during the action with Fort Morgan and the rebel rain and gun-boats.
Feeling satisfied that
Captain (afterwards Rear-Admiral) James Alden, U. S. N they have earned that justly-prized distinction, the medal of honor, I trust the Department will confer it upon them:
J. Henry Dennig and Michael Hudson, Sergeants of Marines; Wm. M. Smith and Miles M. Oviatt, Corporals of Marines; Barnett Kenna, Quartermaster; Wm. Halsted, Coxswain; Joseph Brown, Quartermaster; Joseph Irlane, Seaman; Edward Price, Coxswain; Alexander Mack, Captain-of-Top; William Nichols, Quartermaster; Nicholas Irwin, Seaman; John Cooper, Coxswain; John Brown, Captain-of-Forecastle; John Irwin, Coxswain; William Blagden, Ship's Cook; William Madden, Coalheaver; James Machon, boy; William H. Brown, Lds.; James Mifflin, Engineer's Cook; James E. Sterling, Coalheaver; Richard Dennis Boatswain's Mate; Samuel W. Davis,--------, Samuel Todd, Quartermaster.