he Army and naval forces of the United States then present.
These terms were accepted by Brigadier-General R. L. Page, of the Confederate service (formerly a Commander in the United States Navy). The garrison was sent to New Orleans in company with the crews of the ram Tennessee and the gunboat Selma.
List of the officers of the Tennessee: Admiral, Franklin Buchanan; Commander, James D. Johnston; Lieutenants, Wm. L. Bradford, A. P. Wharton, E. G. McDermott; Masters, J. R. De Moley and H. W. Perron; Fleet Surgeon, R. C. Bowles; Engineers, G. D. Lining, J. O'Connell, John Hays, O. Benson and W. B. Patterson; Paymaster's Clerk, J. H. Cohen; Master's Mates, W. A. Forrest, Beebe and R. M. Carter; Boatswain, John McCudie; Gunner, H. S. Smith. Officers of the Selma: Commander, Peter U. Murphy; Lieutenant, J. H. Comstock.
General Page tried to obtain more favorable terms, but without success.
He had held out bravely against the bombardment, and thought.
perhaps, that he and his office