Commanding Defences at Vicksburgh. A true copy: J. F. Girault, A. A. General.
C. S. Gunboat Arkansas, Vicksburgh, July 23, 1862.
sir: I beg leave herewith to send a list of names of the killed and wounded of the detachment who so nobly volunteered from the forces of your command, on — June last, to aid in making up a crew for this vessel, to wit:
Killed — John Kane, private, Pinkney's battalion Louisiana volunteers; Charles Madden, private, Clinch's battalion Louisiana artillery; Henry Shields, company E, Antonio Florez, company G, and Daniel O'Sullivan, company A, of the Twenty-eighth Louisiana volunteers.
Wounded — Wm. Alexander, private, Clinch's battalion Louisiana artillery; Thomas Lynch, sergeant, Clinch's battalion Louisiana artillery; Bernard Martinez, private, Twenty-eighth Louisiana volunteers.
Total killed and wounded--nine.
I regret the loss of these men to the vessel and to their country.
They fought well.