Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865 Page: 36
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Clarke, George W.
Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from Arkansas. Formerly pay-
master, U. S. Navy. Paymaster, May 13, 1861. Resigned, October 24,
Special duty, 1862-63.
Born in . Appointed from . Chief Engineer, Virginia navy,
1861. First assistant engineer, July 1, 1861. First assistant engineer
Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1861-62. Drewrys Bluff, Va., 1862.
C. S. S. Chicora, Charleston station, 1862-1864. Steamer Helen, 1864.
Clarke, Maxwell T.
Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Master not in line of pro-
motion, March 23, 1862. Lieutenant for the War, January 7, 1864, to
rank from May 25, 1863. First lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2,
1864, to rank from January 6, 1864.
Naval works, Richmond, 1862-63. On C. S. S. Nansemond and command-
ing C. S. S. Roanoke, James River Squadron, 1863-64. In charge of
naval rope walk, Petersburg, Va., 1864-65. Paroled at Greensboro, N. C.,
April 28, 1865.
Clarke, William B.
Born in - . Appointed from . Captain's clerk.
On C. S. S. Louisiana when destroyed April 28, 1862; captured; confined
at Fort Warren. Exchanged at Aikens Landing August 5, 1862.
Clarke, William T.
Born in . Appointed from . Pilot.
Served on Richmond station, 1862.
Claybrook, Joseph Peyton.
Born in Missouri. Appointed from Missouri. Resigned as acting mid-
shipman, U. S. Navy, April 20, 1861. Acting midshipman, July 23, 1862.
Passed midshipman, October 3, 1862. Master in line of promotion,
January 7, 1864. Second lieutenant Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served in Missouri State Guard, 1861. C. S. S. Palmetto State, Charleston
station, 1862-63. Service abroad, 1863-64. C. S. steamers Columbia and
Charleston, Charleston station, 1864-65. Drewrys Bluff, Va., 1865.
Captured at Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865; confined at Johnsons
Island; released on oath June 20, 1865.
Clayton, William Force.
Born in Georgia. Appointed from Georgia. Acting midshipman, October
5, 1861. Midshipman Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864. Passed mid-
shipman, Provisional Navy, August, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. United States, 1861. C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1861-62;
participated in battle of Hampton Roads, Va., March 8-9, 1862, and
engagement at Drewrys Bluff, Va., May 15, 1862. C. S. S. Richmond
(George Page), Richmond station, 1862. C. S. S. North Carolina, Wil-
mington station, 1863. Charleston station, 1863. C. S. S. Patrick Henry,
1864. Participated in the capture of U. S. S. Underwriter at New Berne,
N. C., February 2, 1864. C. S. steamers Georgia and Sampson, Savannah
Squadron, 1864. C. S. S. PeeDee, 1864-45. C. S. S. Maoon, Savannah
Squadron, 1865. Surrendered May 4, 1865.
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