Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865 Page: 32
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Carter, Robert Randolph.
Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly lieutenant, U. S
Navy. Original entry into C. S. Navy, June 10, 1861. First lieutenant,
October 23, 1862, to rank from October 2, 1862. First lieutenant Provi-
sional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864.
Served on Richmond station, 1861-1863; C. S. S. Teaser, 1861; C. S. S. Rich-
mond, 1862-63. Special service abroad, 1863-64; commanding blockade
runner Coquette, 1864. Wilmington station, 1864. C. S. S. Stonewall,
Carter, William Fitzhugh.
Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Acting master, February 19,
1862. Lieutenant for the war, September 30, 1862. First lieutenant
Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Torpedo, James River Squadron, 1862-63. Service
abroad, 1863-1865; C. S. S. Rappahannock, 1863-64; special service, 1864-
65. Commanding steamer Louisa Ann Fanny, 1865.
Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Acting midshipman, August
5, 1861. Midshipman Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. R. S. United States, 1861. C. S. S. Nashville, 1861-62.
Richmond station, 1862. C. S. S. Palmetto State, Charleston station,
1862-63. C. S. steamers Patrick Henry and Virginia (No. 2), James
River Squadron, 1863-64. C. S. S. Chickamauga, 1864. Participated in
defense of Fort Fisher, N. C., December 24-25, 1864; wounded. Rich-
mond station, 1865. Surrendered May 4, 1865, Danville, Va. Oath taken
May 30, 1865.
Born in - . Appointed from . Acting master, December 16,
Served on C. S. S. Livingston, New Orleans station, 1861-62. Jackson
Born in . Appointed from . Boatswain (no date).
Served on C. S. S. Richmond, James River Squadron, 1864. Ordered to
temporary duty under Lieut. John Taylor Wood, C. S. Navy, July 3,
1864. C. S. S. Tallahassee, 1864.
Caswell, P. J.
Born in New York. Appointed from South Carolina. Third assistant
engineer, December 29, 1862. Third assistant engineer Provisional
Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Palmetto State, Charleston station, 1863. C. S. S.
Yadkin, Wilmington station, 1864.
Born in Louisiana. Appointed from Louisiana. Formerly midshipman,
U. S. Navy. Acting lieutenant, December 24, 1861. Lieutenant for the
war, February 8, 1862. Second lieutenant, February 8, 1862. First
lieutenant, October 2, 1862. First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2,
1864, to rank from January 6, 1864.
Prisoner, August 23, 1861; paroled December 21, 1861. Served on C. S. S.
Slidell and commanded C. S. S. St. Mary, Mississippi River defenses,
1862. Jackson station, 1862. C. S. S. Gaines, Mobile Squadron, 1862-63.
Service abroad, 1863-64. Battery Semmes, James River, 1864. Paroled
April 9, 1865, Appomnattox Courthouse, Va.
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