refused to leave his station.
It affords me pleasure to bring to your favorable notice Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant Edward Baker, the executive officer, Acting-Ensign J. J. Butler and Second-Assistant Engineer L. W. Robinson.
Acting-Assistant Surgeon George W. Hatch rendered the most prompt assistance to the wounded.
The crew fully sustained the proud reputation of the American sailor for courage and bravery.
From Report of Lieutenant-Commander George Brown, commanding U. S. S. Itasca:s, H. R. Billings (Vincennes) and Horace S. Young; Acting-Ensign, Maurice W. McEntee; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. H. Pynchon; Acting-First-Assistant Engineer, Wm. W. Shipman had charge of Engineer's Department.
Acting-Assistant Surgeon, Geo. W. Hatch.
Lieutenant, Chas. S. Cotton; Acting-Ensign,----Hall; Acting-Master's Mate, John Devereux; Assistant Paymaster, Geo. R. Martin-Pilot, John V. Grivet; Paymaster's Clerk, W. P. Treadwell; Captain's Clerk, G. A. Ebbetts.