Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865 Page: 34
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Born in . Appointed from . Carpenter,
On C. S. S. Louisiana when destroyed April 28, 1862; captured; took oath
of allegiance to the United States on the passage to Fort Warren.
Chew, Francis Thornton.
Born in Tennessee. Appointed from Missouri. Resigned as acting mid-
shipman, U. S. Navy, April 20, 1861. Acting midshipman, May 8, 1861.
Midshipman, June 12, 1861. Master in line of promotion, October 4,
1862. Second lieutenant, January 7, 1864, to rank from April 29, 1863.
First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January
Served on C. S. S. Resolute, 1861; participated in battle of Port Royal,
S. C., November 7, 1861. Savannah station, 1861-62. C. S. S. Louisiana
when destroyed, April 28, 1862; captured; paroled. C. S. S. Palmetto
State, Charleston station, 1862-643. Special service abroad, 1863-64.
C. S. S. Shenandoah, 1864-65.
Chisman, John R.
Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate Provisional
Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. steamers Raleigh and Yadkin, Wilmington station, 1864.
Captured April 6, 1865, Sailors Creek, Va. Released on oath June 18,
1865, Johnsons Island.
Choisy, A. McD.
Born in . Appointed from . Master's mate, February 5.
1862. Captain's clerk, April 8, 1862. Discharged April 29, 1862.
Served on C. S. S. MoRae, New Orleans station, 1862. Jackson station,
Born in . Appointed from . Acting second assistant engineer,
October 5, 1861. Resigned November 9, 1861.
Served on C. S. S. Tusoarora, New Orleans station, 1861.
Christian, Marcellus P.
Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly assistant surgeon,
U. S. Navy. Assistant surgeon, July 18, 1861. Passed assistant surgeon,
October 25, 1862. Passed assistant surgeon Provisional Navy, June 2,
Served at Hospital at Culpepper Courthouse, 1861. C. S. S. Huntress,
Charleston station, 1861-62. Savannah station, 1862. C. S. S. McRae,
New Orleans station, 1862. Jackson station, 1862. Richmond station,
1862-1864. Paroled May 22, 1865, Lynchburg, Va.
Born in . Appointed from - . Assistant surgeon. Resigned.
Nominated March, 1863, assistant surgeon; declined to accept. Con-
firmed May 1, 1863. Resigned about July 25, 1863.
Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate, October 9,
Captured from Royal Yacht in Galveston harbor, November 8, 1861; con-
fined at Fort Lafayette; paroled February 4, 1862; exchanged and re-
ported for duty March 25, 1862. Still in service September 28, 1862.
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