the division; the Captains of the guns, Charles Lake, (Coxswain,) Joseph Perry, (Quartermaster,) James Smith, (Captain mizzen-top,) the Second Captains, James Bennett, (seaman,) Owen Holland, (Second Captain mizzen-top,) and Samuel McFall, (Captain After-Guard) showed an example of coolness, energy, and bravery, which stimulated those less brave than themselves, and reflected credit upon themselves.
The loaders and spongers, Beonth Diggings, (ordinary seaman,) Augustus Pauly, (seaman,) Charles Davidson, (Captain Forecastle,) Henry Wright, (ordinary seaman,) and Robert Emerson, (landsman) did nobly, and I am proud to have such men under my command; the Quarter-Gunner David Morrow was killed.
The battery constituting the Second division is in perfect order — not a gun injured.
I am, respectfully, your obedient servant, George Mundy, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant Commanding Second Division. Lieutenant Commander L. A. Kimberly, Executive Officer U. S. Flag-Ship Hartford.
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