King, who was much exposed at the engine-bell, never failed to pull the proper bell; and to the efficient arrangement of the engineer department and the prompt answer to the bells, I am indebted to First-Assistant Engineer Atkins.
The gunner, Mr. Lamen, attended in both shell-rooms and magazines, forward and aft, and kept the guns more than supplied.
I cannot close this long report without calling your attention to Assistant-Surgeon Payne, of this vessel.
By his report we had one killed adw. D. Payne; Acting-Master's Mates, J. K. Goodwin,----Miller, Chas. C. Jones and Henry Wyman; Engineers: First-Assistant, Jas. Atkins; Second-Assistant, Joseph Morgan; Acting-Third-Assistants, S. W. King and George B. Rodgers; Acting-Gunners, James Lamen, at Mobile, and Peter McGovern January 1).
Commander, L. C. Sartori; Assistant-Surgeon, C. S. Giberson; Assistant Paymaster, Caspar Schenck; First-Lieutenant of Marines, W. H. Hale; Acting-Masters, G. Richmond, J