Their duties were performed as if nothing extraordinary was going on.
Acting-Third-Assistant Engineer Wm. G. McEwan deserves special mention for the prompt and efficient manner in which he attended to getting the wounded below, near his station at the berth-deck hose, and he continued to do so until near the close of the action, when he lost his right arm. * * * * The loss in the engineer's department was three men killed and three men wounded.
Men honorably mentioned: Thomas Walkley, first-class fireman; James R. Garrison, coal-heaver; Thomas O'Connell--.
Captain (now Rear-Admiral) Thornton A. Jenkins.
Report of Captain Thornton A. Jenkins, commanding U. S. S. Richmond:
Sir — I have the honor and very great pleasure to report, that in the action this forenoon with the batteries at Fort Morgan and the rebel rain Tennessee, this ship has received no serious damage, and there were no persons killed.
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