sence of mind.
Acting-Master's Mate R. P. Herrick deserves especial mention, for until seriously wounded he performed his duties with great coolness and spirit.
Acting-Ensign W. H. Higinbothain also deserves special mention for his coolness and bravery.
He performed his duties in most exemplary manner until he received his death-wound.
The few men I had on deck passing powder acted with great coolness, and at no time were there any signs of shrinking or fear.
Nelson (ship's cook) John Wallington (landsman), and Mellage (paymaster's steward deserve special mention.
Seven of the forward part of the division were wounded and three of them killed; most of the wounds were mortal.
In addition to the above, I would call attention to the conduct of Sailmaker T. C. Herbert, whose conduct and cool courage is spoken of as most remarkable. P. Drayton, Captain.
From Report of Chief-Engineer Thomas Williamson, U. S. S. Hartford:
Sir — The conduct of the officers and men belong