e 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 Fort Morgan, the rebel gun-boats and the ram:
When the drum beat to quarters, every man was at his station instantly and the guns cleared for action.
We were unable to bring our guns to bear until near