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The Confederate States Navy. From the Richmond, Va., Times-dispatch, June 30, 1907.

It was not strong, but it made a very good Record— partial list of Survivors—Names of the men who served Faithfully on the Briny deep

Many people are living to-day who do not know that the Confederate Government had a navy, and yet there were men who served gallantly on the water and suffered as many hardships as did the brave men who fought on land. Below will be found a partial and perhaps a very inaccurate list of the survivors of the Confederate Navy.

Richard F. Armstrong, Halifax, N. S.—Born in Georgia; midshipman, U. S. N.; lieutenant C. S. N.; served on cruiser Sumter, Alabama, Battery Buchanan and Fort Fisher.

M. Bynes, private Marine Corps, Corinth, Miss.; served at Drewry's Bluff.

Mortimer M. Benton, Louisville, Ky.—Born in Kentucky; midshipman U. S. N.; lieutenant C. S. N.; served Kentucky State Guard; steamer Gaines, Harriet Lane, Webb; commanded steamer Roanoke; served on the steamer Tallahassee at Drewry's Bluff; captured at battle of Sailor's Creek.

F. L. Blume, Nashville, Tenn.Midshipman C. S. N.; served on Patrick Henry.

Richard H. Bacot, Clarkesdale, Mo.—Born in South Carolina; midshipman U. S. N.; second lieutenant C. S. N.; served on ram Arkansas Chicora; at capture of U. S. S. S. Underwriter at Newbern, N. C.; served on steamer Neuse.

George D. Bryan, Charleston, S. C.—Born in Virginia; midshipman U. S. N.; master C. S. N.; served on cruiser Florida and abroad.

Clifton R. Breckinridge, Pine Bluff, Ark.Midshipman C. S. N.; served on steamer Patrick Henry and staff of General Breckinridge.

Eugene H. Brown, Baltimore, Md.—Second assistant engineer

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