Though the marines did not do their duty, Captain L. L. Dawson, Captain George Butler, and Second-Lieutenants William Wallace, Charles F. Williams and Louis E. Fagan were found in the front, and fought gallantly.
I recommend them to The marines, with a few exceptions, were quite far down the beach.
I desire to name Captain George Butler and Lieutenant William Wallace as being at the front.
At this time Lieutenant-Commander Breese, who had been all the time in front of the advI had reached the shore.
I hastily divided the line into four (4) companies, under command of Captain Butler, First-Lieutenant Wallace, First-Lieutenant Corrie and First-Lieutenant Parker, giving First-Lieutenant Williams charge of some twenty-fivarclay; Assistant-Surgeon, C. H. Perry; Paymaster, A. J. Clark; Chaplain, J. D. Beugless; First-Lieutenant of Marines, Wm. Wallace; Acting-Master, H. O. Porter; Ensign, E. E. Preble; Acting-Ensigns, T. F. Lacock, W. W. Rhoades and O. C. K. Benham; A