Report of Captain Winslow, U. S. Navy, commanding U. S. S. Kearsarge, forwarding muster roll of that
U. S. S. KEARSARGE,
English Channel, July 29, 1864.
Hon. GIDEON WELLES,
Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C.
SIR: I have the honor to enclose herewith the muster roll of the Kearsarge, comprising the names of the
officers and crew at the time of the action with the Alabama.
The letter of the Department states that no muster roll of this vessel has been received since her departure
from the United States. I would beg leave to say that a regular quarterly pay and muster roll has been forwarded to
the Fourth Auditor at the end of each quarter, and a muster roll was dispatched immediately following the action.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JNO. A. WINSLOW,
Muster roll of officers and crew of U. S. S. Kearsarge, June 19, 1864, in engagement with Alabama.
John A. Winslow, captain.
James S. Thornton, lieutenant-commander.
James R. Wheeler, acting master.
Eben M. Stoddard, acting master.
David H. Sumner, acting master.
Charles H. Danforth, acting master's mate.
Ezra Bartlett, acting master's mate.
William H. Yeaton, acting master's mate.
Edward E. Preble, midshipman.
John M. Browne, surgeon.
J. Adams Smith, paymaster.
William H. Cushman, chief engineer.
William H. Badlam, second assistant engineer.
Fred. L. Miller, third assistant engineer.
Henry McConnell, third assistant engineer.
Sidney L. Smith, third assistant engineer.
James C. Walton, boatswain.
Franklin A. Graham, gunner.
Seth E. Hartwell, captain's clerk.
[Officers, 19; crew, 144].
(Official Records, Series I, vol. 3, pp. 76-77)