Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865 Page: 47
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Davis, William L.
Born in . Appointed from ---. Midshipman,
Served on C. S. S. Patrick Hen ry, 1864.
Dawson, Francis Warrington.
Born in Ireland. Appointed at large. Acting master's mate, . Re-
signed and entered C. S. Army; ordnance officer on staff of General
Longstreet ; wounded.
Served on C. S. cruiser Nashille, 1861-62. Richmond station, 1862.
Day, L. S.
Born in . Appointed from . Pilot.
Served on C. S. S. Appomattox, North Carolina defenses, 1S62.
Day, Thomas G.
Born in - . Appointed from - . Second assistant engineer,.
Served on C. S. S. Talomiico, Savannah station, 1862.
Deacon, William E.
Born in Louisiana. Appointed from Louisiana. Original entry into C. S.
Navy, July 25, 1863. Assistant paymaster, January 7, 1864, to rank from
July 25, 1863. Assistant paymaster Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on Mobile station, 1863. Naval station, Marion Court House,
S. C., 1863-64. Paroled April, 1865, Richmond, Va.
Deas, Ralph J.
Born in South Carolina. Appointed from South Carolina. Midshipman,
November 11, 1862. Midshipman Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864. Passed
midshipman Provisional Navy,
Served at Drewrys Bluff, Va., 1862-63. C. S. S. Partick Henry, 1863-64.
C. S. ironclad Nashville; surrendered May 4, 1865; paroled at Nanna
Hubba, Ala., May 10, 1865.
Born in Louisiana. Appointed from Louisiana. Third assistant engineer,
April 11, 1863. Third assistant engineer Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864.
Served on C. S. S. Chattalhoochce, 1863-64. Savannah Squadron, 1864.
Born in -. Appointed from - . Second assistant engineer,
Served on C. S. S. Gaines, Mobile Squadron, 1864; participated in battle
of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; commended by commanding officer.
Surrendered May 4, 1865; paroled at Nanna Ilubba, Ala., May 10, 1865.
DeBree, Alexander M.
Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly lieutenant, U. S.
Navy. First lieutenant, August 5, 1862. First lieutenant, October 23,
1862, to rank from October 2, 1862.
Prisoner in Fort Warren, 1861-62. Ordnance duty, 1862-63. Ordnance
works, Richmond station, 1863-64. Semmes naval brigade, 1865; paroled
at Greensboro, N. C., April 28, 1865.
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