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27  Covert, Ellison

“Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at and Covert, E., Born in __. Apptd. from __. Master not in line of promotion, Sept. 2nd, 1861. Served on C. S. Steam Ram Arkansas, 1862. Campbell, Southern Thunder, pg 174

From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Ellison Covert was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] [Covert was wounded slightly in face] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.



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