War of the Rebellion: Serial 041 Page 0057 Chapter XXXVIII. SIEGE OF PORT HUDSON, LA.

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medal fit to commemorate the first grand success of the campaign of 1863 for the freedom of the Mississippi. His name will be placed in general orders upon the Roll of Honor.

Division commanders will at once report the names of the officers and men who may volunteer for this service, in order that the organization of the column may be completed without delay.

By command of Major-General Banks:


Assistant Adjutant-General.

Officers and men who volunteered for storming party at Port Hudson, La., under General Orders, Numbers 49, Headquarters Department of the Gulf, June 15, 1863.


Captain Duncan S. Walker, assistant adjutant-general.

Lieutenant Edmund H. Russell, Ninth Pennsylvania Reserves, acting signal officer.


Captain Lester E. Braley, Co. G.

Lieutenant A. Dwight McCall, Co. G.

Lieutenant George A. Harmount (adjutant).

Private Charles J. Constantine, Co. A.

Sergt. John Mullen, Co. B.

Private Charles Duboise, Co. B.

Corporal John Moore, Co. C.

Private George T. Dickson, Co. C.

Private Willoughby Hull, Co. C.

Private William Putnam, Co. C.

Private Christopher Spies, Co. C.

Private George W. Watkins, Co. C.

Private John P. Woodward, Co. C.

Sergt. Alexander Cohn, Co. D.

Private George Kohler, Co. D.

Private Reuben Miles, Co. D.

Private Frederick C. Payne, Co. D.

Private William P. Smith, Co. E.

Sergt. Charles E. McGlaffin, Co. G.

Sergt. Andrew H. Davison, Co. G.

Corpl. John T. Gordon, Co. G.

Private Oliver C. Andrews, Co. G.

Private James Dunn, Co. G.

Private Patrick Fitzpatrick, Co. G.

Private Patrick Franey, Co. G.

Sergt. John W. Phelps, Co. H.

Corpl. Joseph W. Carter, Co. H.

Corpl. Charles E. Sherman, Co. H.

Private Edwin Converse, Co. H.

Private Warren Gammons, Co. H.

Private William Lenning, Co. H.

Private Melvin Nichols, Co. H.


Captain Apollos Comstock (commanding regiment).

Captain Charles D. Blinn, Co. C.

Captain Homer B. Sprague, Co. H.

Captain Dennison H. Finley, Co. G.

Captain Charles J. Fuller, Co. D.

Lieutenant Perry Averill, Co. B.

Lieutenant Frank Wells, Co. I.

Lieutenant Charles E. Tibbets, Co. A.

Lieutenant William F. Norman, Co. K.

Lieutenant Charles Daniels, Co. K.

Lieutenant Charles H. Beaton, Co. E.

Lieutenant John C. Kinney, Co. A.

Lieutenant Louis Meisner, Co. I.

Lieutenant Newton W. Perkins, Co. C.

Corpl. Francis J. Wolff, Co. A.

Corpl. Christopher Fagan, Co. A.

Corpl. Andrew Black, Co. A.

Private William Bishop, Co. A.

Private Walter Eagan, Co. A.

Private John Fagan, Co. A.

Private Francis J. Gaffnay, Co. A.

Private Edward Lantry, Co. A.

Private John Maguire, Co. A.

Private Henry Morton, Co. A.

Private Loren D. Penfield, Co. A.

Sergt. George E. Fancher, Co. B.

Sergt. George H. Pratt, Co. B.

Sergt. Alonzo Wheeler, Co. B.

Corpl. Francis E. Weed, Co. B.

Corpl. Roswell Taylor, Co. B.

Corpl. Isaac W. Bishop, Co. B.

Private George M. Balling, Co. B.

Private John J. Brown, Co. B.

Private William E. Casey, Co. B.

Private Balthazar Emmerich, Co. B.

Private Peter Gentien, Co. B.

Private Dennis Hegany, Co. B.

Private William W. Jones, Co. B.

Private John Klein, Co. B.

Private Benjamin L. Mead, Co. B.

Private John Mohren, Co. B.

Private Charles Nichols, Co. B.

Private Victor Pinsaid, Co. B.

Private George Prindle, Co. B.

Private Morant J. Robertson, Co. B.

Private Sidney B. Ruggles, Co. B.

Private Louis Schmeidt, Co. B.

Private Frederick L. Sturgis, Co. B.

Sergt. John N. Lyman, Co. C.

Sergt. John Maddox, Co. C.

Private Chauncey Griffin, Co. C.

Private Joseph H. Pratt, Co. C.

Private Mortimer H. Scott, Co. C.