he continued to do so until near the close of the action, when he lost his right arm. * * * * The loss in the engineer's department was three men killed and three men wounded.
Men honorably mentioned: Thomas Walkley, first-class fireman; James R. Garrison, coal-heaver; Thomas O'Connell--.
Captain (now Rear-Admiral) Thornton A. Jenkins.
Report of Captain Thornton A. Jenkins, commanding U. S. S. Richmond:
Sir — I have the honor and very great pleasure to report, that in the action thaction of the 5th instant, which, I think, entitles then to the medal of honor:
Thomas Fitzpatrick, Coxswain; Charles Melville, Ordinary Seaman William E. Stanley, Shellman; William Pelham, Landsman; John McFarlan, Captain of Forecastle; James R. Garrison and Thomas O'Connell, Coalheavers; Wilson Brown and John Lamson, Landsmen; George Mellage, Paymaster's Steward.
From additional Reports of Captain J. B. Marchand of the Lackawanna:
Sir — In the action of the 5th instant the follo