wls, Orderly Sergeant; Andrew Miller and James Martin, Sergeants of Marines.
From the additional Report of Captain Percival Drayton, commanding Hartford:
Sir — I beg leave to call your attention to the conduct of the following petty officers and others of this vessel during the action 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 follow.
ing-named petty officers, and others of inferior rating, were conspicuous for their energy and bravery, and deserve medals of honor; but under the fourth rule of the general order of the Navy Department, No