Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865 Page: 60
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Born in Ireland. Appointed from Texas. Second assistant engineer, July
Captured (as seaman) on coast of Cuba, August 25, 1862; paroled at Old
Capitol Prison, June 25, 1863; exchanged at City Point, Va., June 30,
1863. Granted two months leave of absence, July 4, 1863. Register of
1864 shows him absent without leave.
Finney,* Louis H.
Born in . Appointed from - . Acting master, April 11, 1862.
Discharged June 9, 1862.
Served on Richmond station, 1862.
Finney, William W.
Born in . Appointed from . Acting master September 28,
1863. Resigned January, 1864.
Participated in Johnsons Island expedition, 1863.
Fish, Erasmus D.
Born in . Appointed from . Acting master's mate, February
12, 1862. Resigned May 19, 1862.
Served on C. S. S. Jamestown, James River Squadron, 1862.
Fisher, George W.
Born in . Appointed from - . Acting first assistant engineer,
February 23, 1863. Resigned November 20, 1863.
Served at Selma, Ala., 1863.
Fiske, James E.
Born in Vermont. Appointed from North Carolina. Resigned as acting
midshipman, U. S. Navy, April 16, 1861. Midshipman, June 14, 1861.
Acting master, September 24, 1861. Lieutenant for the war, February 8,
1862. Second lieutenant, February 8, 1862. Resigned December 29, 1863.
Served on C. S. S. Patrick Henry, 1861. C. S. S. Mobile, New Orleans:
and Jackson stations, 1861-62. C. S. S. Tuecaloosa, Mobile Squadron,.
Fister, Thomas D.
Born in -. Appointed from . Second lieutenant, C. S. revenue
Served on C. S. cutters Pickens and Morgan, New Orleans station, 1861-62.
C. S. S. McRae, New Orleans station, 1862; transferred to C. S. S.
Louisiana, April 25, 1862; participated in defense of Ports Jackson and
St. Philip, April 28, 1862. Richmond station, 1862-63. Mobile station,
Fitzgerald, William B.
Born in . Appointed from . Resigned as lieutenant, U. S.
Navy, April 18, 1861. Lieutenant, June 20, 1861. Died August 15, 1862.
Served in Virginia navy at Sewells Point and Craney Island, Hampton
Roads, 1861. C. S. R. S. United States, 1861. Gosport Navy Yard, 1862.
Charlotte, N. C., 1862.
* Found also as L. C. H. Finney.
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