h great gallantry, encouraging the men by his example, and served the guns of the division with great spirit against the rebel gun-boats and rain after I was sent below.
Men honorably mentioned: Forbes, Ingersoll and Pinto, Gun-Captains; William E. Stanley, Shellman.
From Report of Ensign George B. Glidden, commanding Master's Division, U. S. S. Hartford:
Sir — I have the honor to submit to you a report of the conduct of the officers and men of the Master's Division during the engagemattention 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 Cap