's Mates, Alex. Lee, John Lawson and John Ackley; Engineers, Oliver Titcomb, E. W. Andrews and Joseph Anderson; Acting-Gunner, Lewis Dawson; Acting-Carpenter, L. D. Johnston.
Iron-clad steamer Mound City (4th rate).
*Lieutenant, Byron Wilson; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, R. Cadwallader; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, B. J. Donohue; Acting Ensigns, James Martin, F. T. Coleman, S. B. Coleman and DeWayne Stebbins; Acting-Master's Mate, R. V. Lamport; Engineers, Edw. Merriman, R. M. Gardiner, A. N. Derby, Elihu Stephens and J. N. Hartnett; Gunner, Herman Peters.
Steamer General Price (4th rate).
*Acting-Lieutenant, S. E. Woodworth (1863); Acting-Assistant Surgeon, George Harvey; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. W. McLellan; Acting-Ensigns, G. W. Pratt, J. H. Seever and D. P. Boseworth; Acting-Master's Mates, D. McKay and Peter Barclay; Engineers, D. E. Weaver, W. H. Coulter, Alex. Campbell, J. B. Baldwin and R. A. Kyle.
Steamer Marmora (4th rate).
eceipt of orders from General Banks) to sit down quietly on Governor Moore's plantation and simply sweep away the enemy when too closely reconnoitering our position, might be excused for giving vent to his feelings in unmistakable language, at such (to him a West Pointer) a new phase of military life.
I have stated that when I reached Alexandria I would show that it was General Banks, not General Smith, who meditated the abandonment of the fleet.
Dr. Staples (who, owing to the wound of Dr. Derby, already spoken of, was now acting-medical director on General Smith's staff) writes me as follows: One day, when the wing-dams were about half completed, General Smith asked me to accompany him to General Emory's quarters.
They were soon engaged in earnest conversation, and I heard Emory say there was a bad outlook; that General Banks had just informed him that Colonel Bailey thought it would take a week longer to get the fleet over the Falls, and Banks was very uneasy and seriously cont