Vol. Lieut. for gallant and meritorious conduct in action between Merrimac and Cumberland.
Credit. Somerville.Mass.Mass.Mass.Aug. 28, 1861.Actg. Master's Mate.Congress; Cumberland.NorCumberland.North AtlanticMay 4 1866.Hon. discharged.Actg.
Feb. 1, 1862.Actg. Master.Samuel Rotan; South Carolina.South Atlantic.
Mar. 26, 1862.Actg.
Kent, L. A.Mass.Mass.Mass.Apr. 19, 1Neil, Charles,
Credit, Charlestown, Ward 3.England.Mass.Mass.Julv 1, 1861.Actg. Master's Mate.Cumberland.
Tioga.North Atlantic. East Gulf.---
May 1, 1862.Actg. Master.Rhode Island; Shamrock.North A
Transferred to regular service.
See Navy Register.Mass.Mass.Mass.July 24, 1861.Actg. Master.Cumberland.North Atlantic.Dec. 19, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg.
May 28, 1862.Acts.
Vol. mas O., Jr.,
In service prior to 1861.
See Navy Register.Mass.Mass.Mass.—--1861.Lieutenant.Cumberland; Torpedo Service.North Atlantic.---
July 16, 1862.Lieut.-Comdr.Cairo; Conestoga; Osage; Vindi
ction at Ball's Bluff, Yorktown, West Point, Fair Oaks, Peach Orchard, Savage's Station, Glendale, Malvern Hill; engaged in the battle of Antietam and Fredericksburg.
Discharged (disability), Dec. 17, 1862. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865.
Lincoln, William Sever.
Born at Worcester, Mass, Nov. 22, 1811. Lieut. Colonel, 34th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 6, 1862.
Wounded and made prisoner at the battle of New Market.
Colonel, Oct. 14, 1864.
Assigned to detached duty at Cumberland; in command of 1st Brigade, independent division, 24th Army Corps.
Mustered out, June 16, 1865. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, June 23, 1865.
Died at Worcester, Mass., Nov. 8. 1889.
Litchfield, Allyne C.
Born in Massachusetts.
Captain, 5th Mich. Cavalry, Aug. 14, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, 7th Mich. Cavalry, Nov. 14, 1862.
Colonel, Mar. 1, 1864. Brevet Brig. General U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865.
Resigned, May 15, 1865.
Loring, Charles Greeley.
Born at Boston, Mass.,
c. papers. Capt. Catesby Ap R. Jones, executive officer of the Merrimac.
United Service Mag., vol. 8, p. 660.
— and Cumberland at Hampton Roads, Va., March 9, 1862. Boston Evening Journal, March 10, 1862, p. 2, cols. 1, 4; p. 3, col. 6; p. 4, col 2.
— Engagement of Oct. 12, 13, 1863. 1st Mass. Cav. engaged.
Army and Navy Journal, vol. 1, pp. 112, 129, 187.
Cumberland, U. S. steamer. Short account of services and gallant action of Lieut. Wm. W. Kennison at sinking of. Boston Evening Jo, March 18, 1862, p. 2, cols. 3, 4.
— – Southern account.
Boston Evening Journal, March 15, 1862, p. 4, col. 2.
Cumberland, the, poem. H. W. Longfellow.
Atlantic, vol. 10, p. 669.
Curtis, Geo. T.
McClellan's last service to the republiantic, vol. 53, p. 260.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.
Killed at the ford, poem. Atlantic, vol. 17, p. 479.
—The Cumberland, poem. Atlantic, vol. 10, p. 669.
C. S. A. Fredericksburg.
Century, vol. 32, p. 609.