master Kitchen and Lesley G. Morrow, Captain's Clerk, remained on deck during the action, and contributed their parts to my entire satisfaction.
Acting Assistant-Surgeon George P. Wright not only attended to our three cases of wounded, (one mortally,) but gave his professional services to the Oneida, to several of their wounded whupon him, but his whole duty by the wounded was done quietly and skilfully.
Medical assistance was offered from the Galena; it was accepted, and Acting Assistant-Surgeon George P. Wright came on board, for which we owe him our thanks.
At the time that our boiler was exploded, five of our wounded went on board the Galena; four suby on board this vessel while passing Fort Morgan:
Wounded — James McCafferty, coal-heaver, scalp-wound, with concussion of the brain.
Very respectfully, Geo. P. Wright, Acting Assistant-Surgeon, United States Navy. To Lieut. Com. C. H. Wells, U. S. Navy, Commanding United States Steamer Galena.
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