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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Inside Sumter: in 1861. (search)
f Sullivan's Island to command the left flank of Sumter. Captain Doubleday divided his men into three parties: the first, under his own immediate command, was marched to the casemate guns bearing on Morris Island; the second, under Lieutenant Jefferson C. Davis; manned the casemate guns bearing on the James Island batteries; and the third-without a commissioned officer until Dr. Crawford joined it — was marched by a sergeant The non-commissioned officers in Fort Sumter were Ordnance-Sergeant James Kearney, U. S. A., Quartermaster-Sergeant William H. Hammer, 1st U. S. Artillery; Regimental Band, 1st Artillery: Sergeant James E. Galway, Corporal Andrew Smith; Company E, 1st Artillery: First Sergeant Eugene Scheibner, Sergeants Thomas Kirnan, William A. Harn, and James Chester, Corporals Owen M'Guire, Francis J. Oakes, Charles Bringhurst, and Henry Ellerbrook; Company H, 1st Artillery: First Sergeant John Renehan, Sergeants James M'Mahon, John Carmody, and John Otto, Corporal Chri
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 13: the siege and evacuation of Fort Sumter. (search)
ner Doubleday; First Lieutenants, Jefferson C. Davis, George W. Snyder, Truman Seymour (then brevet captain), Theodore Talbot (then assistant adjutant-general), and Norman J. Hall; Second Lieutenant, Richard K. Mead; and Assistant Surgeon Samuel W. Crawford. non-commissioned officers.--Quartermaster-Sergeant, William H. Hamner; Sergeants, James E. Gallway, John Renshaw, John Carmody, John McMahon, John Otto, Eugene Sheibner, James Chester, William A. Harn, and Thomas Kiernan; Ordnance-Sergeant, James Kearney; Corporals, Christopher Costolow, Charles Bringhurst, Henry Ellerbrook, Owen — McGuire, and Francis J. Oakes; Musicians, Robert Foster and Charles Hall; Artificers, Henry Straudt, John E. Noack, and Philip Andermann; Confidential Mail and Market Man, Peter Hart. Privates.--Patrick Murphy, Tedeschi Onoratto, Peter Rice, Henry Schmidt, John Urquhart, Andrew Wickstrom, Edward Brady, Barney Cain, John Doran, Dennis Johnson, John Kehoe, John Klein, John Lanagan, John Laroche, D
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 14: battle and capture of Fort Henry by the Navy. (search)
. Gun-boat Conestoga. S. L. Phelps, U. S. N., Lieutenant Commanding; John A. Duble. First Master; Charles P. Noble, Second Master; Benjamin Sebastian, Third Master; Richard H. Cutter, Fourth Master; Aaron M. Jordan. Pilot; William Attenborough, Pilot; William H. Wilson, Assistant Surgeon; Alfred Phelps, Acting Paymaster; Thomas Cook, Chief Engineer; Alexander Magee, First Assistant Engineer; Charles Marshall, Second Assistant Engineer; Michael Norton, Third Assistant Engineer; James Kearney, Master's Mate: Henry Hamilton, U. S. N., Acting Gunner; Andrew Woodlock, Carpenter; James O'Neil, Armorer. Gun-boat Essex William D. Porter, Iron-clad gun-boats St. Louis, Carondelet and Essex. U. S. N., Commander; Robert K. Riley, First Master; James Laning, Second Master; Theodore P. Ferry, Third Master; George W. Walker, Fourth Master; James McBride, Pilot; Marshall H. Ford, Pilot; Thomas Rice, Surgeon; Joseph H. Lewis, Paymaster; Charles M. Blasdell, Chief Engineer;
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 25: capture of Fort Hindman or Arkansas Post. (search)
ter, Wm. A. Mann; Acting-Masters, Chas. Kendrick and R. H. Medill; Acting-Ensign, Charles Hunter; Acting-Masters' Mates, H. H. Gorringe, E. D. Breed, F. E. Davis and J. M. Meacham; Engineers: Acting-Chief, Thomas Hebron; Acting-Assistants, J. L. Smith, J. S. Wilcoxen and Geo. Britton. Steamer Conestoga. Lieutenant-Commander, Thomas O. Selfridge; Assistant-Surgeon, J. Otis Burt; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, E. D. Ellsley; Acting-Master, George Hentig; Acting-Ensigns, Benj. Sebastian, James Kearney, Charles Pease and John Swaney; Acting-Master's Mates, S. J. Dewight, Henry Haskins, Thomas Devine and J. C. Petterson; Engineers: Acting-Chief, Thomas Cook, Alex. McGee, Michael Norton, James O'Neil and Andrew Lusk; Acting-Gunner, Gilbert Morton; Acting-Carpenter, J. J. Hays. Steamer Fairplay. Lieutenant-Commander, Le Roy Fitch; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, S. D. Bolton; Acting-Master, Geo. J. Groves; Acting-Ensigns, J. C. Coyle and Thad. Conant; Acting-Master's Mates, W. C. Coulson,
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 30: (search)
-Carpenter, A. B. Chapman. Steamer Hastings (4th rate). Acting-Volunteer Lieutenant, A. R. Langthorne; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, J. M. Flint; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, P. J. Stone; Acting-Master, J. W. Morehead; Acting-Ensigns, W. C. Turner and C. H. Reed; Acting Master's Mates, E. C. Urner, Frank Seymour and F. M. Clark; Engineers, J. H. Scott, Edwin Senior, Samuel Weaver, A. M. Wasson and G. W. Amsden. Steamer Forest Rose (4th rate). *Acting-Master, Geo. M. Brown; Acting-Ensigns, James Kearney and F. F. Smith; Acting-Master's Mates, Jacob Rutherford, J. Robinson, C. W. Johnson and W. B. Anderson; Engineers, Francis Marsh, Edw. H. Goble and J. Lozier. Iron-clad steamer Cincinnati (4th rate). *Lieutenant, George M. Bache; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, R. R. Hall; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, S. R. Hinsdale; Acting-Masters, J. Pearce and C. Germaine; Acting-Ensigns, A. F. O'Neil, G. L. Coleman and P. R. Starr; Acting-Masters' Mates, Henry Booby, Daniel Winget and D. W. S
stile bullets, save with the single exception above referred to. Even that was not serious, as the dog was long since convalescent, and can now set a bird, or wag a tail with any dog in Christendom. If the Conestoga be not peculiarly entitled to the term lucky, there is no luck extant. The following are the names of the officers: Captain, S. L. Phelps; First Master, John F. Duke; Second Master, Chas. P. Noble; Third Master, Benjamin Sebastian; Fourth Master, H. Cutter; Master's Mate, James Kearney; Surgeon, W. H. Wilson; Purser, Alfred Phelps; Pilots, A. M. Jordan, Wm. M. Attenborough; Gunner, Henry Hamilton; First Engineer, Thos. Cook; Second Engineer, Alexander Magee; Third Engineer, Michael Norton; Fourth Engineer, James O'Neil. I may add, that the officers, without exception, are gentlemen in the complete sense of the word, and possess, in addition to this qualification, a thorough knowledge of their duties. The efficacy of Capt. Phelps is so well known, that special referen
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 2 (search)
e Topographical Engineers, afterward major-general U. S. Vols., Civil War. is also ordered here. This will make, with Mr. Wood and myself, four officers, of whom I shall be the second in rank. Four others have been sent, I understand, with Colonel Kearney, from St. Louis to Santa Fe, namely, Emory, Warner, Peck and Abert. This makes eight officers of the corps in the field. I suppose you are aware a large cavalry force is being collected at San Antonio de Bexar, which is to be under the c and means of transportation furnished him. At the same time he advises the Government to allow him to take Tampico, and to hold the line of the Sierra Madre from Tampico to this place. Then, with General Wool at Monclova and Chihuahua, and General Kearney at Santa Fe and in California, we shall hold military possession of five of Mexico's provinces. Then let her come and take them from us, and we await her action. This plan of an armed occupation, I, individually, am opposed to, upon the
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 3 (search)
, and the total amount of the shore-line actually surveyed, including rivers and small streams, amounted to 6,000 miles. The officers who were successively in charge of the work were in the following order: Captain W. G. Williams, Lieutenant-Colonel James Kearney, Captain J. N. Macomb, Lieutenant-Colonel James Kearney, Captain George G. Meade, Colonel James D. Graham, Lieutenant-Colonel W. F. Reynolds, Major Cyrus B. Comstock, Captain Henry M. Adams, and Major Cyrus B. Comstock. Captain MeadeLieutenant-Colonel James Kearney, Captain George G. Meade, Colonel James D. Graham, Lieutenant-Colonel W. F. Reynolds, Major Cyrus B. Comstock, Captain Henry M. Adams, and Major Cyrus B. Comstock. Captain Meade's term of service in charge, being from 1857 to 1861, occurred very nearly in the middle of the whole period of the duration of the lake survey, which, as has been mentioned, was from 1851 to 1881. He entered upon this service at a time when the appliances and methods of the survey had long been of constantly improving geodetic grade, although, according to Lieutenant-Colonel Comstock, in the final report of the lake survey, it did not reach until 1870 the highest refinement in its theodolite
, 355, 356. Jenkins, Albert G., II, 19, 26, 101, 129. Jenkins, M., I, 287, 289-291. Johnson, Andrew, II, 288, 289, 291, 293, 295. Johnson, Edward, I, 197; II, 19, 24, 26, 57, 69, 90, 91, 92, 99, 101, 102, 105. Johnston, Joseph E., I, 196, 276, 346; II, 214, 271, 274. Johnston, Reverdy, II, 169, 177, 178. Jones, Mr., II, 258. Jones, J. M., II, 22, 90, 91, 95, 101. Julian, George W., II, 171, 253. K Kane, Thomas L., I, 232, 237, 273; II, 91, 92, 94, 101. Kearney, James, I, 111, 148, 209. Kearny, Philip, I, 255, 271, 284, 291, 293, 295, 296, 307, 324. Keith, Washington, II, 240, 241. Kelley, B. F., II, 309, 310. Kelly, Patrick, II, 86. Kemper, James L., I, 287-289, 293. Kendrick, Henry L., I, 12. Kent, Mr., II, 214. Kern, Gen., I, 286, 289, 291. Kershaw, Joseph B., II, 80, 85, 86. Ketland, John, I, 3. Ketland, Thomas, I, 3. Keyes, Erasmus D., I, 250, 253, 284. Kilpatrick, Judson, II, 8, 17, 23, 26, 65, 94, 100, 126
s honorable: Brigadier-General Sylvester Churchill, Inspector General, retired. Lieut. Colonel Joseph A. Smith, Seventh Infantry, retired. Capt. Howard Stansbury, Topographical Engineers, retired. Col. John S. Simson, Third Cavalry, retired. Major N. C. Macrea, Third Infantry, retired. Major Campbell Graham, Topographical Engineers, retired. Lieut.-Colonel H. Gourd. Morris, First Infantry, retired. Col. B. L. E. Bonneville, Third Infantry, retired. Lieut.-Colonel Jas. Kearney, Topographical Engineers, retired. Col. J. J. Albert, Topographical Engineers, retired. Major Giles Porter, Fourth Artillery, retired. Col. F. S. Belton, Fourth Artillery, retired. Lieut.-Colonel Thompson Morris, Fourth Infantry, retired. Col. William Gates, Third Artillery, not retired. Lieut.-Colonel George Nauman, Third Artillery, not retired. Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Stephen H. Long, Major Topographical Engineers, not retired. Colonel Henry K. Cr
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