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Men Known to Have Served Aboard the CSS Ram Arkansas
(More names may be coming as research progresses)
 

The Arkansas was in active service 15 Jul – 5 Aug 1862 from the Yazoo River to Vicksburg to Baton Rouge.
All dates are 1862 unless given otherwise.

 

Note
No.

Name

Regt or Group

Title or Job On Ship

 Injury

Date

Injured

Date Killed or Died from Wounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

178 Abshear, Eli 1 Missouri Inf, Co. E        
176 Addison, W. J.   Surgeon      

56

Albert, Alexander, Sgt

5th Reg Inf, Co. A; 6th Mo. Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

165

Alexander, J

1 Louisiana Hvy Arty

 

 

 

 

57

Alexander, William, Pvt

(Henry A.) Clinch’s Battery, 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty Reg. volunteer

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

52

Allen, Caleb W., Pvt

6 Kentucky Mtd Inf, Co. H

 

 

 

 

58

Anderson, Charles Samuel, 2nd Lt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

59

Anderson, James

CS Navy

Cockswain

Wounded

15 Jul

 

37

Bacon, Edward W.

CS Navy

Captain’s Clerk

 

 

 

16

Bacot, Richard H., Passed Midshipman, Lt

CS Navy

Broadside guns with Lt. Wharton

 

 

 

161

Baldwin, Robert T.

CS Navy

Asst. Surgeon

 

 

 

107

Ballard, W. J

28 (Thomas’) La Inf

Gunner

 

 

 

197 Banks, Dr. R. B., of Clinton Civilian Surgeon      

14

Barbot, Alphonso, Lt.

CS Navy

Port Broadside Battery

 

 

 

60

Bauman, Jerimiah M., Sgt.

 6 Missouri Inf

 

 

 

 

61

Beecher, Arnold, Ordinary Seaman

CS Navy

 

Wounded

22 Jul

 

106

Behm, August, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) La Inf, Co. C

 

 

 

 

208 Birchitt, J. W., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. B        

108

Birmingham, W. H.

28 (Thomas’) La Inf

Gunner

 

 

 

44

Black, Daniel C, Pvt.

Cobb’s Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade

Volunteer Artillerist

 

 

 

62

Blankenship, A. J., Pvt

Missouri Vol., Co. D;
6 Missouri Inf

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

109

Box, James

28 (Thomas’) La Inf

 

 

 

 

6

Brady, James L.

Civilian

Mississippi River Pilot

 

 

 

41

Brindley, James, Sgt.

Cobb's Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade

Volunteer Artillerist

 

 

 

179 Brookman, William 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A        

25

Brown, Eugene H.

CS Navy

Third Assistant Engineer

 

 

 

1

Brown, Isaac Newton, Lt. , Captain, Commander

CS Navy

 

 

 

 

110

Brown, John

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. C

 

 

 

 

111

Burns, J. J.

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

180 Butler, John 1 Missouri Inf Co. B        

133

Calvert, T. C., Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

181 Carmoody, James 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A        

134

Carter, John, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

63

Caulfield, Peter

 

Coal heaver

Wounded

15 Jul

 

182 Cavett, George 1 Missouri Inf, Co. B        

24

Cenas, Hilary

CS Navy

 

 

 

 

23

City, George W.

CS Navy

Chief Engineer/ First Assistant Engineer

 

 

 

10

Clark, Thomas

 17 Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

64

Clifford, Daniel, Seaman

CS Navy

 

Wounded

22 Jul

 

169

Cobb, Robert H.

Cobb's Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade

 

 

 

 

19

Cole, Henry

 22/23 Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

13

Cooke, Henry S.

 

 

 

 

 

183 Cooligan, Henry 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A        

27

Covert, Ellison

CS Navy

Master/ Second 2nd Assistant Engineer

Wounded slightly in face

15 Jul

 

166

Craig, Francis

28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

54

Cranmer,  Noadiah B., Pvt.

 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty

 

 

 

 

135

Crawford, William, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

136

Crouch, William, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

17

Curtis

CS Navy

Quartermaster

 

 

 

66

Cusick, Edward

 

Fireman

Killed in evening battle

 

15 Jul

138

Dale, Asbury, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

137

Dale, William, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

209 Davidson, John 6 Missouri Inf, Co. B        

67

Davis, Nicholas, Seaman

CS Navy

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

139

Dennis, Lawrence, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

53

Dills, William, Pvt

3 Kentucky Inf, Co. I

 

Killed

 

22 Jul

160

Dixon, James, Pvt

17 Louisiana Inf, Co. A

 

 

 

 

29

Doland, James T.

CS Navy

Third Assistant Engineer

 

 

 

112

Donnelley, Michael “Mac,” Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

55

Donnelly, Henry, Pvt.

17th Louisiana Inf, Co. A

 

 

 

 

140

Dowdy, Josiah, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

153

Duer

 

Assistant Engineer

 

 

 

68

Dunn, Henry, Ordinary Seaman

CS Navy

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

28

Dupuy, John S.

CS Navy

Third Assistant Engineer

 

 

 

22

Eaton, Quartermaster

CS Navy

Assisted Master Phillips and Master Millikin

 

 

 

99

Edley, Thomas, Pvt.

22 and 23 Louisiana Inf, Co. A

 

 

 

 

101

Enwright, Maurice, Pvt.

17 Louisiana Inf, Co. A

 

 

 

 

103

Erwin, George W., Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. A

 

 

 

 

141

Evans, David E., Pvt

6 Missouri Inf

 

 

 

 

69

Evans, Henry

Volunteer from Army

 

Wounded

22 Jul

 

196 Flateau, Louis Spencer "Spence" and group of assisting artillerists.  1 Mississippi Light Artillery, Cowan's Battery        

154

Fauntleroy, William

 

Chief Engineer

 

 

 

142

Fitzpatrick, Charles W.

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

70

Florez, Antonio, Pvt.

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf  Vol, Co. G

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

174 Ford, Green B., Corp. 6 Missouri Inf, Co. B        

144

Galvin, John C.

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

184 Garrison, William J. 1 Missouri Inf, Co. E        

159

Gerald, Jefferson D. F., Corp to Pvt

17 Louisiana, Co. D

 

 

 

 

26

Gettis, James S.

CS Navy Civil Appt.

Third Assistant Engineer

 

 

 

71

Gift, George W., Lt.

C. S. Navy

Forward Port Battery

Arm and shoulder

15 Jul

 

4

Gilmore, William

 Civilian

Mississippi River Pilot

Killed in evening battle

 

15 Jul

143

Girard, Louis

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

210 Govero, Donner, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. B        

9

Grimball, John, 1st Lt.

CS Navy

Forward Starboard Battery

 

 

 

146

Hale, Jerome, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

145

Hamilton, Courtney H., Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

148

Hamilton, John D., Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

186 Haney, Joel 1 Missouri Inf, Co. E        

118

Hardcastle, T. C.

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

Gunner

 

 

 

72

Hardee, Charles

CS Navy

Officer’s Steward

Wounded

22 Jul

 

73

Harter, Francis, Captain of the Hold

CS Navy

 

Killed

 

22 Jul

149

Harris, Samuel Stanhope, Capt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

74

Heaton, Samuel

CS Navy

Officer’s Steward

Killed

 

22 Jul

113

Helmig, William, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. C

 

 

 

 

123

Helmock/Helmuck, Louis

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

147

Hempstead, Sam, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

198 Henderson, Dr. C. R.  of Yazoo Co., Miss. Civilian Surgeon      

75

Hill, J. R.

Volunteer from Army

 

Wounded

22 Jul

 

2

Hodges, John G.

 Civilian

Yazoo River Pilot

Wounded in head

15 Jul

17 Jul

185 Holland, James 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A        

170

Hollowman, A. A., Pvt.

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

38

Hoole, James L., Capt.

and 13 artillery volunteers

Miss. Lt Arty, Hudson’s Battery (Pettus Flying Arty)

 

 

 

 

150

Jack, Eugenious Alexander

CS Navy

Third Assistant Engineer

 

 

 

76

Jackson, William Hutchison

CS Navy

Third Assistant Engineer

Slightly Bruised

15 Jul

 

77

Johnson, John, Sgt.

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf  Vol, Co. A

 

Badly wounded

22 Jul

23 Jul

92

Jones, Phillip(s), Pvt.

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

78

Kane, John, Pvt.

Pinkney’s La Vol, Co. E

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

79

Kelly, John, Seaman

 

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

132

King, Henry, 4th Sgt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

158

Kirkpatrick, J. E. S., Pvt

17 Louisiana Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

205 Labrier, Xavier, Pvt.          

130

Ladd, John A., Lieut

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

81

Lang, Edward, Ordinary seaman

CS Navy

 

Wounded

15 Jul

5 Aug

131

Larose, Augustus, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

171

Larose, Israel, Pvt

3 Missouri Battery (St. Louis Battery)

6 Missouri Inf

 

 

 

 

211

Larose, J. B. 6 Missouri Inf, Co. B        

42

Leonard, John, Corp.

Cobb's Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade

 Volunteer Artillerist

 

 

 

80

Lewis, Charles, Ordinary seaman

CS Navy

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

82

Lynch, Thomas, Sgt.

(Henry A.) Clinch’s Battery, 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

167

Lynch, William, Sgt.

1 Louisiana Hvy Arty

 

 

 

 

83

Madden, J. Charles, Pvt.

(Henry A.) Clinch’s Battery, 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty Reg. volunteer

 

22/23 Louisiana Inf

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

115

Mannevitz, Louis, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

124

Martin, Aleck

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

162

Martin, John Lafayette

6 Missouri Inf

 

 

 

 

84

Martinez, Bernard, Pvt.

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. E

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

39

Matthews, Robert Ballard, 1st Lt.

Cobb’s Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade

In charge of the six volunteer artillerists who reported to Capt. Brown of the Arkansas

 

 

 

121

May, T. L.

CS Navy

Fireman

 

 

 

 

35

McCalla, Robert

CS Navy

Gun captain under Grimball

 

 

 

163

McDonald, Robert

6 Missouri Inf

 

 

 

 

187 McDonough, Peter 1 Missouri Inf        

129

McDowell, James, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

188 McGovern, John 1 Missouri Inf        

128

McLure/McClure, David L., Corp

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

155

Meyer, Midshipman

 

 

 

 

 

127

Miles, Nicholas V., Corp

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

189 Miller, John 1 Missouri Inf        

21

Millikin, Samuel

CS Navy

Acting Master/ Powder Division

 

 

 

48

Minton [Murton], Smith, Pvt

6 Missouri Vol.

 

 

 

 

85

Minton [Murton], Stephen, Pvt

6 Missouri Vol.

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

5

Montgomery, James

 Civilian

Mississippi River Pilot

 

 

 

45

Moore, Benjamin G., Pvt

Cobb’s Battery, 4th Kentucky  Brigade

 Volunteer Artillerist

 

 

 

172

Moore, John A., Pvt

 

 

 

 

 

31

Morfit, Dr. Charles M.

 Civilian

Assistant Surgeon

 

 

 

104

Murray, John, Pvt

1 Louisiana Hvy Arty, Co. G

 

 

 

 

114

Myer, William, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

86

Norton, Patrick

 

Landsman

Wounded

15 Jul

 

202 O'Neal/O'Niel, Michael 1 Missouri, Co. D       Possible crew member

95

O’Sullivan/Sullivan, Daniel, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. A

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

122

Ohlhausen, James R., Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

190 Oldham, Joseph 1 Missouri Inf        

34

Parks, William Pratt “Buck,” Capt.

1 Tenn Hvy Arty Regt, “The Arkansas Battery,” Co. H

 

 

 

 

87

Paul, C. D., Corp.

6 Missouri Vol, Co. B

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

88

Perry, William, Capt.

CS Navy

Captain of the Forecastle

Killed

 

15 Jul

20

Phillips, John L.

CS Navy

Acting Master; Powder Division

 

 

 

164

Pipkin, William Moss

6 Missouri Inf, 2nd Missouri Cav, Co. E

 

 

 

 

89

Pledge, John, Ordinary seaman

CS Navy

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

203 Pollard, George 1 Missouri Inf, Co. C Pilot
21 Jul 1862
    Possible crew member

50

Portman, Joseph V., Sgt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

90

Rankin, R., Seaman

CS Navy

 

Killed

 

22 Jul

11

Read, Charles William “Savez,” 2nd Lt.

CS Navy

Stern Battery

 

 

 

191 Reynolds, James 1 Missouri Inf        
207 Riddell, J. R. 6 Missouri Inf, Co. B        
192 Riley, John 1 Missouri Inf        
151 Robbins, John 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D        

175

Ross, Edward Barker

3 Kentucky Mtd.

 

 

 

 

15

Scales, Dabney Minor, Acting Midshipman

CS Navy

Broadside guns with Lt. Grimball

 

 

 

168

Schmidt, Felix

28 Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

125 Scott, Richard 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf        

91

Sevier, Thomas R., Pvt (seen also as Senere and Severe

6 Missouri Vol, Co. C

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 21 Dec 1862

116

Settigg, Charles, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

3

Shacklett, James R.

Civilian

Yazoo River Pilot

Wounded in first battle

15 Jul

 

193 Shay, Michael 1 Missouri Inf        

93

Shields, Henry, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. E

 

Killed

 

15 Jul

194 Smith, George 1 Missouri Inf        

94

Snider, John, Pvt

6 Missouri Vol, Co. B

 

Lost an arm

 

15 Jul

199 Snyder, Joseph Co. B        

7

Stevens, Henry Kennedy, Executive Officer (XO), Lt. 2nd in Command

CS Navy

 

 

 

 

96

Sullivan, John, Pvt

(Henry A.) Clinch’s Battery, 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty Reg. volunteer

 

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

49

Summers, William M., Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

46

Talbott, Daniel, Midshipman

CS Navy

Broadside guns with Lt. Barbot

 

 

 

126

Talbot, James

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

33

Taylor, Richard

CS Navy

Assistant Paymaster Purser

 

 

 

200 Thompson, Alexander 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A        

156

Thompson, George

(Henry A.) Clinch’s Battery, 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty Reg. volunteer

 

 

 

 

97

Thomure, Felix, Pvt.

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

Lost a leg

 15 Jul

15 Jul

51

Thomure, Leon, Pvt

6 Missouri Inf, Co. D

 

 

 

 

98

Thorhell, John

 

Fireman

Killed

 

22 Jul

43

Thornton, Charles, Pvt.

Cobb’s Battery, 4th Brigade

 Volunteer Artillerist

 

 

 

8

Travers, Thomas B.

 

Acting Gunner

 

 

 

206 Treadaway, J. W., Pvt          
204 Tucker, Franklin (F. M) 1 Missouri Inf, Co. C Pilot
21 Jul 1862
    Possible crew member

18

Tyler, Clarence W., Midshipman

18 North Carolina Inf

Aide to Lt. Brown

Wounded

15 Jun

 

65

Unknown, Assistant to Dr. H. W. M. Washington, Ship's Surgeon

Civilian 

Assistant Surgeon

 

 

 

32

Unknown, Surgeon/Doctor

Civilian

 

 

 

 

177 Unknown Rivermen Civilians        
152 Wagner, W. C. 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D        

117

Walsh, Edward

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

30

Washington, Dr. H. W. M.

Civilian

Surgeon

 

 

 

100

Watson, Berry, Pvt

6 Missouri Vol, Co. B

 

Wounded

15 Jul

 

40

Watts, Thomas, Sgt.

Cobb’s Battery, 4th Brigade

Volunteer Artillerist

 

 

 

201 Welsh, Thomas 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A        
157 Western, William (Henry A.) Clinch’s Battery, 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty Reg. volunteer        

12

Wharton, Arthur Dickson, 2nd Lt.

CS Navy

Starboard Broadside Battery

 

 

 

119

Williams, Charles

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

102

Wilson, John A.

CS Navy

Master’s Mate, Purser’s Clerk, Broadside guns

Stunned and slightly contused

15 Jul

 

47

Wilson, (Joseph L.)?

  Pay clerk      

105

Wolf, Gotleib, Pvt

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf, Co. C

 

 

 

 

120

Woodruff, N. M.

28 (Thomas’) Louisiana Inf

 

 

 

 

36

Woodward/Woodard, W. H., Pvt

3 Kentucky Inf, Co. B

 

Killed

 

22 Jul

 

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