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Benedict Sabatosi, served aboard the cruiser CSS Florida, 1864, and deserted at Brest, France, about January 18, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 349.]

Joseph Sabel, indicated to have been a Confederate marine captain; buried at the Episcopal Cemetery, Galveston, Texas. [Galveston Daily News (Texas) dated Tuesday, May 31, 1887, page 1.]

George F. Sacrey, served in the Confederate States Navy; paroled at Burksville, Virginia, April 25, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 667.]

James Sacrey, landsman, side wheeled steamer CSS Rappahannock, Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers, Virginia, 1861 - 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 303; DANFS.]

John H. Sacrey, born about 1838, Fredericksburg, Virginia; occupation, bricklayer; enlisted in company A, 30th Virginia Infantry; indicated as also having served as a fireman in the Confederate States Navy; also indicated as having been a prisoner of war, took the Oath of Allegiance, dated June 19, 1865; wife's name, Mary Jane; died July 20, 1906, Fredericksburg, Virginia. [LVa.]

John Saddler (surname also shown as Sadler), landsman (or steward) aboard the cruiser CSS Florida; drowned while crossing bar at Rocas Island, May 25 (or 26), 1863. [ORN 1, 2, 652; Quinn Journal.]

Paul Safley, resident of Salisbury, North Carolina; served in the Confederate States Navy (Naval Battalion); paroled at Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia, April 21, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 667.]

Bernard Janin Sage, born 1821, in Connecticut; spent a few years, in his teens, aboard a merchant vessel; later studied law in New Orleans, and established his practise there; also owned a sugar plantation in Southern Louisiana, named "Australia"; when the war began Sage wrote to the Confederate Government, with the intention of fitting out, and commanding a privateer, but this did not come to pass; in mid-1863, Sage organized the Virginia Volunteer Navy Company; appointed from Louisiana, as master not in line of promotion, Confederate States Navy, October 16, 1863; served on Special Service, 1863-1864; after the war he defended his former president, Jefferson Davis; resided, post war, in New Orleans, and published several articles under the pseudonym of P.C. Centz; September, 1901, he was arrested by New Orleans police, as a vagrant, which aroused indignation throughout the city, as he was a well known attorney in the city; this episode so humiliated him that he disappeared after he was released from police custody, and grave fears were felt for his safety; died at New Orleans, 1902.
Wrote a letter to the editor of the Richmond Whig, in December, 1861, advocating the use of privateers - armed vessels paid for by private means, to be used against the enemy, and called for the Confederate Congress to approve such measures. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 34-35.]
Richmond Whig of March 9, 1863 reported on a Bill to organize a Volunteer Navy introduced by Governor Brown of Mississippi. Sage proposed his case in several newspaper articles. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 38-48.]
In a letter to Secretary Mallory, dated at Richmond, April 24, 1863, Sage states his case for a Virginia Volunteer Navy, with the government paying for the venture, and the pay of the officers, and offers his services in such a venture. Sage also published privately, and possibly for the eyes of the Confederate government only, a seven paged document, titled "Organization of Private Warfare: Bureau of Destructive Means and Measures" advocating warfare that was not commonly accepted. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 49-60.]
In a letter to Secretary Mallory, addressed at Richmond, April 25, 1863, Sage declares that he had nautical knowledge, as well as considerable information on the ports and harbors of the world. He stated that he went for three years on a merchant vessel and had learned much from the commander of the vessel who had taken Sage under his wing. Sage seems to almost boast of his achievements and knowledge, and requests a commission from Mallory. Stated that he was intended for Naval service, but it did not come to pass. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 61-66.]
Several letters to Mallory, as well as documents showing his plans are on file. In o
ne document Sage mentions the name of a proposed vessel as the Hornet, with him in command, as well as other officers, Philip Thomas, a mariner who had previously commanded the Archer, and other vessels, as 1st lieutenant, A.V. Wiatt as 2nd lieutenant, L.H. Prosser as surgeon, R. Henry as engineer, J.A. Seawell as master, and - Crump as boatswain. In another letter to Mallory, dated at Richmond, June 6, 1863, Sage states that several financiers of the Volunteer Navy scheme had called a meeting at the office of Major Harrison on the evening of Tuesday, June 9, 1863, and queries Mallory, "May it not be well to have the position you have so kindly tendered to me assured by that time?".
An Act to Establish a Volunteer Navy was approved on April 18, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 67-86.]
In a journal entry dated September 4, 1863, Sage mentions the name of a young man, Joiner, who was to be selected as an officer by Sage, but who had been seized as a conscript, and whom Sage was attempting to get released from this duty. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, page 193.]
Secretary of War, Seddon, issued a pass to Sage, authorizing him to pass through Texas, to Europe, or through the blockade from any port of the Confederacy, October 15, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, page 122.]
October 16, 1863, Sage was authorized to appear before a board of officers, detailed for the examination of candidates for appointments in the Navy. The board was authorized to examine and report on the fitness of Sage to be appointed as commander in the Volunteer Navy. Sage was to see present himself to commander Chatard at Drewry's Bluff. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, page 123.]
By December 12, 1863, Sage was in Shreveport, Louisiana, showing his plans to the commander of the Trans Mississippi Department. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, page 138.]
March 26, 1864, authorization provided by lieutenant general E. Kirby Smith, Trans Mississippi Department, for Sage to pass out of the lines of the Confederate States. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, page 140.]
On April 20, 1864, Sage writes from Houston that the government had prevented his using his property, in cotton bales, from being used to finance a vessel of war. He had intended to attempt to ship out the remaining bales to Europe, and to use this to finance the vessel, but this was denied. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 141-146.]
Sage was in London in late September, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 162-164.]
"On Thursday morning [September 4] were laid to rest in the Guion family graveyard on the Ridgefield plantation of Mr. Frank W. Nicholls, the mortal remains of Bernard Janin Sage, who departed this life in New Orleans on Tuesday night, in the 82nd year of his life. The burial took place according to the rite of the Episcopal church, the Reverend Mr. Philson, rector of St. John's Church officiating......" [Weekly Thibodaux Sentinel, dated September 6, 1902, front page.] "Mr. Sage was born in Connecticut, but came South when a young man." [Richmond Dispatch, dated Thursday, September 4, 1902, front page.][Booth 3, 432; Register1864; see also page 355 of the publication, The Critical Period of American History, 1783 - 1789, by John Fiske, published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston; some additional personal data, on Sage, from the volume April 1865: Confederate Covert Action in the American Civil War by William A. Tidwell, chapter 4; Chicago Tribune dated Wednesday, October 2, 1901, page 2, and Thursday, January 1, 1903, page 20; Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VI - International relations and politics, Miscellaneous, pages 49-53, 61-82, 87-227.]

Henry Sahl (surname also shown as Stahl), appointed acting master and pilot in the Confederate States Navy, at New Orleans, on March 24, 1862, and ordered to report aboard the CSS Jackson, for duty; also served on the Jackson station, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 319; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 357.]

Charles Sailor, served on the CSS Shenandoah, 1865; see also, next entry for Cyrus Sailor, who may in fact be the same person. [ORN 1, 3, 783.]

Cyrus Sailor (name also incorrectly shown as John Sailer), born Sandwich Islands; shipped from the prize bark, Abigail, as landsman (Alabama Claims source incorrectly shows his rating as seaman) aboard the CSS Shenandoah, June 12, 1865; see also, previous entry, for Charles Sailor. [Alabama Claims 1, 976; CSS Shenandoah Deck Log.]

John Sailor, private, Confederate States Marine Corps, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 311.]

George W. Saint, appointed as captain's clerk aboard the CSS Florida (later renamed the CSS Selma), at New Orleans, on October 5, 1861; discharged on January 9, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N -Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 434; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 797.]

George St. Clair, served as surgeon's steward aboard the cruiser CSS Florida, 1864; captured at Bahia, Brazil, October 7, 1864; sent to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, for confinement; released February 1, 1865. [ORN 1, 3, 256; Florida Medical Journal, entry dated June 28, 1864; Fort Warren; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 359-360.]

E. W. St. Clare, recruited into the Confederate States Navy, at Macon, Georgia, in June, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 975.]

James St. John, seaman, side wheeled gunboat CSS Morgan, Mobile Squadron, Alabama, 1863 - 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 292.]

Robert A. Saintsing (surname also shown as St. Sing), born North Carolina, 1843; landsman, CSS Arctic, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1863; resided as a farmer, in 1880, with his wife Lucy H. St. Sing, and three children (eldest child born 1870) at Oak Grove, Wake County, North Carolina. [ORN 2, 1, 279; 1880 U.S. Census.]

Henry G. Sale
, resident of Portsmouth, Virginia; originally served as private, company D (Virginia Artillery), 9th Virginia Infantry; discharged for disability, 1863, and entered the Confederate States Navy. [Norfolk County Record 77.]

Joseph Sale
, quartermaster, Confederate States Navy; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and exchanged. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 551.]

William D. Sale, appointed from Missouri; appointed assistant surgeon, Provisional Navy, November, 1864; served on the CSS Palmetto State, Charleston station, 1864; attached as to Semmes' Naval Brigade, for special service, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [CSNRegister; M1091.]

---- Salisbury, Clerk, CSS Capitol, May, 1862. [ORN 1, 23, 698.]

Everett Salmon (or Sammon), Seaman, CSS Sumter, deserted at Gibraltar, February, 1862. [ORN 1, 1, 661 and CSS Sumter Muster Roll.]

Edward Salter, served as gunner's mate, Mobile station, 1862; discharged by medical survey, October 23, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file M - Medical; MX - Medical Surveys and Examinations of Individuals; B - Miscellaneous, page 33.]

John J. Salter,
appointed captain's clerk in the Confederate States Navy, November 1, 1861; served aboard the CSS Mobile, New Orleans station, 1861-1862; discharged from Naval service on April 26, 1862. [CSN Register; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1031.]

John C. Saltive
, Boatswain, CSS Beaufort, March, 1863. [See article "Drowning Case" in Richmond, Virginia Daily Examiner, Thursday, March 19, 1863.]

Benedetto Salvatosi
, served as seaman on the cruiser CSS Florida, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 357.]

Samuel Salyer, enlisted at Currituck County, North Carolina, May 13, 1861, as private, company L, 17th Regiment North Carolina Troops (1st Organization); deserted or was transferred to the Confederate States Navy prior to July 28, 1861; served as landsman on the CSS Fanny, 1861-1862, and the CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862; may have also later served in company B, 68th Regiment North Carolina Troops. [NCT 6, 198 & 15, 539; ORN 2, 1, 285 & 310; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 330.]

George Sampson, enlisted, for one year, as seaman aboard the cruiser CSS Nashville, Charleston, South Carolina, on September 23, 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1228; Alabama Claims 2, (appendix 2), 133.]

John Sampson, landsman, steam sloop CSS McRae, (operated in the lower Mississippi River, Louisiana, area); served July - November, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 291; DANFS.]

Samuel Sampson
, served as seaman aboard the CSS General Polk, in 1861-1862; rated as gunner's mate from October 1, 1861; disrated to seaman on March 4, 1862; it was also noted, in the same dispatch, dated aboard the vessel at New Madrid, on March 4, 1862, that the word General was to be struck from the name of the vessel, and forthwith she was to be known as the CSS Polk. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 471 and 482.]

Samuel Sampson, served as seaman aboard the CSS Pamlico, New Orleans station, 1861-1862; his pay was stopped on February 15, 1862, indicating either desertion or death. [Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XA - Accounting and finance, Miscellaneous, page 3.]

Leseine Samuel, born Charleston, South Carolina, about 1844; enlisted as landsman aboard the CSS Palmetto State, Charleston, South Carolina, November 15, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 243.]

Ramon S. Sanchez, served as coxswain on the New Orleans station, 1861; appointed, by lieutenant W. Gwathmey, as his clerk, aboard the CSS Jackson, June 12, 1861; appointed, by commander George N. Hollins, as his clerk on September 29, 1861, and again, as his secretary, at the commandant's office, at the New Orleans Naval station, on October 12, 1861; also served aboard the flagship CSS McRae, New Orleans station, and then on the Jackson station, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 318 & 320; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XN- Naval stores afloat, Accounts for expenditures, page 967; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 866; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, pages 801 - 805.]

James Sandefer, landsman, steam gunboat CSS Raleigh, North Carolina and Virginia waters, 1862 - 1864; later served as officers' steward aboard the steam gunboat CSS Yadkin, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 301 & 313; DANFS.]

Frank Sanders, recruited as 1st class boy at the Confederate States Naval rendezvous, in Richmond, Virginia, on October 31, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 448.]

James A. Sanders, originally served as private, Captain McDugald's Company, North Carolina Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

James T. Sanders, born Franklin County, North Carolina; pre-war occupation, farmer; enlisted at Wake County, North Carolina, February 15, 1864, aged 23, in the Confederate States Navy; served as landsman, CSS Albemarle, and Halifax Station, 1864. [CSN Shipping Articles; ORN 2, 1, 274.]

John Sanders, originally served as private, company B, 9th Virginia Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

John Sanders, see John Saunders.

John Sanders, served as a private (?) in the Confederate States Navy; paroled at Columbia, Virginia (?), May 4, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]
Thomas O. Sanders, see Thomas O. Saunders.

Thomas Sanders, born England; pre-war occupation, sailor; enlisted at New Orleans, Louisiana, April 28, 1861, as private, company A, 1st (Nelligan's) Louisiana Infantry; discharged, January 18, 1862, because of enlistment in the Confederate States Navy, by order of General Huger. [Booth 3, 444.]

John W. Sandford, jr. (surname also shown as Sanford), born Fayetteville, North Carolina, November 5, 1834; graduated from Chapel Hill University, North Carolina, in 1854; also graduated from the Jefferson Medical College, in 1857; previous service in the United States Navy, from May 28, 1857; original entry into Confederate Navy Service, June 26, 1861; served under captain James D. Johnston at Mobile Bay; promoted passed assistant surgeon, September 13, 1862; served on the Savannah station, 1861 - 1862, and again, later, aboard the ironclad ram CSS Savannah, Savannah River, Georgia, 1863 - 1864; served at Smithville, and on the Wilmington station, North Carolina, 1864; appointed passed assistant surgeon, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864; after the war he practiced in Fayetteville for a short time; went to Mobile, Alabama, about 1870, and held the position of book keeper and cashier in the Western Union Telegraph office; died of disease at Mobile, December, 1881. [ORN 2, 1, 304, 322 & 323; Register1863; Register1864; JCC 4, 123; News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina) dated December 11, 1881.]

Charles F. S. Sands, appointed captain's clerk in the Confederate States Navy on August 17, 1861, and served aboard the CSS Ivy, New Orleans station, in 1861-1862. [CSN Register; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 842 and 852.]

G.V. Sands, originally served as private, company K, 7th Florida Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

John D. Sands (middle initial also shown as B.), served as seaman in Captain Mulrenan's Florida Volunteer Coast Guards, mustered in November 27, 1861; transferred to company K, 7th Florida Infantry, about April, 1862; although his pension papers do not show any service in the Confederate States Navy, the diary of Robert Watson indicates he had transferred to the Navy, August 5, 1862, aboard the CSS Chattahoochee; name shown on the muster roll of the CSS Chattahoochee, 1863, with rating as ordinary seaman; later served on CSS Savannah; sent to Battery Buchanan on December 30, 1864; surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865; married Eliza Demeritt, at Key West, Florida, March 17, 1872; died at Key West, Florida, October 25, 1899. [Soldiers of Florida, 49; Florida Confederate Pension File No. A00825; Robert Watson Diary August 5, 1862; CSS Chattahoochee Muster Roll; ORN 2, 1, 304; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 118.]

Douglas Sanford, enlisted on June 5, 1864 at Gaines' Mill, Virginia, in company C, 1st Regiment North Carolina Artillery, but was dropped from the rolls because he was found to belong to the Confederate States Navy, and was ordered back to his command. [NCT 1, 71.]

James Sanford, landsman, CSS Arctic, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 278.]

W. H. Sangster, commanded the gunboat Mary Hill of the Texas Marine Department, operating off Velasco, Texas, in late 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file O - Operations of Naval ships and fleet units; OD - Distribution, Miscellaneous, page 9.]

Z. B. Sansing, enlisted at New Orleans, Louisiana, May 9, 1861, as private, company I, 2nd Louisiana Infantry; detailed as shoemaker, about January or February, 1864, place not stated; transferred to the Confederate States Navy sometime between April 30 and August 31, 1864. [Booth 3, 448.]

Richard Selbey Sanxay, served as lieutenant, Richmond Light Infantry Blues, until 1863; assigned to the engineering department of the Confederate States, at Richmond, Virginia; later appointed to an office in the Confederate States Navy, and assigned to duty as professor of military tactics on the schoolship, Patrick Henry; paroled, as acting master in the Confederate States Navy, at Charlotte, North Carolina, May 13, 1865; died at his home, in Petersburg, Virginia, April 22, 1914, at the age of 85. [Washington Post (Washington, D.C.) dated April 23, 1914, page 5; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

Joseph Sara, served as seaman in the Confederate States Navy, 1862; deserted about September, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 305.]

F. Sardinoes, ordinary seaman, CSS Macon, 1865. [CSS Macon Rolls.]

Edward Sartain, served aboard the Confederate States floating battery, New Orleans, about 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 11.]

Francis Satchfield, landsman, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 310.]

George Saunders, enlisted at Richmond, Virginia, July 20, 1861, as private, company I, 1st South Carolina (Gregg's) Volunteer Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, January 17, 1862; served as landsman, CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862. [SC1st; ORN 2, 1, 309.]

Henry Saunders, Ordinary Seaman, CSS Alabama, 1863; deserted September 21, 1863, at Cape Town. [William Marvel.]

J. Saunders, CSS Patrick Henry; died April 1, 1865; buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. [Tom Brooks.]

J. F. Saunders, served as a clerk in the Navy Department at Richmond, Virginia, March, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VA - Administration, etc., Miscellaneous, page 27.]

James Saunders, seaman; buried at the National Cemetery, Point Lookout, Maryland. [Tom Brooks; Point Lookout.]

John Saunders
(surname also shown as Sanders), born, resided in as a farmer, and enlisted at Currituck County, North Carolina, August 19, 1861, aged 20, as private, company B, 8th Regiment North Carolina State Troops; transferred to the Confederate States Navy on or about February 9, 1863; served as seaman aboard the CSS Arctic, CSS North Carolina in 1864, and the CSS Tallahassee in late 1864; also served as ordinary seaman aboard the CSS Sea Bird in mid 1861, prior to his enlistment in the Confederate Army. [NCT 4, 540; ORN 2, 1, 279, 294-296, 306 & 307.]

Palmer Saunders (1860 U.S. Census shows his first name as Palma), born Virginia, 1843; son of captain John L. Saunders (of the United States Navy), and Martha Saunders; resident of Norfolk, Virginia, in 1850 and 1860; originally served in company F/G, 6th Virginia Regiment; transferred to Confederate States Navy, as midshipman, 4th class, August 14, 1861; served on the Richmond station, 1861 - 1862; later on the ironclad ram CSS Chicora, Charleston station, 1862 - 1864; killed in action, February 2, 1864, in the taking out of the USS Underwriter, Neuse River, North Carolina; funeral held at St. Paul's Church, in Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday, February 23, 1864. [ORN 1, 9, 454 and 2, 1, 283 & 321; Register1863; 1850 U.S. Census; 1860 U.S. Census; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated February 23, 1864; Norfolk County Record 275.]

S.H. Saunders
, coal heaver, ironclad steam sloop CSS Virginia II, James River, Virginia, 1864 - 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 312.]

Thomas Saunders, sent from Drewry's Bluff, James River, to Saffold, Georgia, in November, 1862, for service as seaman and quarter gunner aboard the CSS Chattahoochee; later served on CSS Savannah; previously served on CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862; served aboard the CSS Columbia, Charleston station, 1864-1865, and was rated quarter gunner from January 1, 1865; transferred to the Richmond station on January 22, 1865; served at Battery Brooke, James River, Virginia, 1865. [ORN 1, 17, 864 and 2, 1, 304 & 309; Robert Watson Diary March 1, 1865; CSS Chattahoochee Muster Roll; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 244, 268 and 270-271.]

Thomas C. Saunders, served as a crew member aboard the schooner Royal Yacht, at Galveston, Texas, October, 1861, subject to the Naval laws of the Confederate States of America. [ORN 1, 16, 844.]

Thomas O. Saunders (surname also shown as Sanders), born, resided in as a farmer, and enlisted at Currituck County, North Carolina, August 19, 1861, aged 18, as private, company B, 8th Regiment North Carolina State Troops; transferred to the Confederate States Navy on or about February 9, 1863; served as seaman aboard the CSS Arctic, CSS North Carolina in 1864, and the CSS Tallahassee in late 1864; also served as ordinary seaman aboard the CSS Sea Bird in mid 1861, prior to his enlistment in the Confederate Army. [NCT 4, 540; ORN 2, 1, 279, 293, 295, 296, 306 & 307.]

W.H.H. Saunders, landsman, ironclad steam sloop CSS Virginia II, James River, Virginia, 1864 - 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 312.]

William H. Saunders, Landsman and Officer's Cook, CSS Sumter, 1861. [CSS Sumter Muster Roll.]

Edward Saunderson, Carpenter's Mate, CSS Alert, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 275.]

John Savage, enlisted at Richmond, Virginia, July 20, 1861, as private, company I, 1st South Carolina (Gregg's) Volunteer Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, January 17, 1862; served on the CSS Virginia, 1862. [SC1st.]

John P. Savage, born in Brunswick County, North Carolina; pre-war occupation, pilot; enlisted, aged 25, at New Hanover County, North Carolina, June 3, 1861, as private, company E, 1st Regiment North Carolina Artillery; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, May 5, 1862; served as seaman and pilot on the CSS Arctic, 1862. [NCT 1, 99; ORN 1, 23, 703 & 2, 1, 279.]

Lewis T. Savage (middle initial also shown as P.), served as ordinary seaman aboard the CSS Arctic, 1863; transferred, as private, to company C, 13th Battalion North Carolina Artillery, March 21, 1864; paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, May 1, 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 276; NCT 1, 575.]

Benjamin Sawyer, gunner's mate, side wheeled gunboat CSS Morgan, Mobile Squadron, Alabama, 1863 - 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 292.]

Ebenezer W. Sawyer, born Portsmouth, Virginia; pre-war occupation, clerk; enlisted at Pasquotank County, North Carolina, April 23, 1861, aged 21, as corporal, company A, 17th Regiment North Carolina Troops (1st Organization); transferred to the Confederate States Navy, October 4, 1861, and served as ordinary seaman aboard the CSS Curlew, 1861; may have also served in company A, 68th Regiment North Carolina Troops (service also shown as being in company B, 32nd North Carolina Infantry). [NCT 6, 126 & 15, 533; Civil War Service Records; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 278.]

Francis Sawyer, appointed, for one year, as mate aboard the cruiser CSS Nashville, Charleston, South Carolina, on September 22, 1861; later served as boatswain, 1861-1862; described, by master's mate Francis W. Dawson, as truculent (aggressive and discourteous). [ORN 1, 1, 752; Alabama Claims 2, (appendix 2), 133; Reminiscences 33; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1227.]

Joseph Sawyer, born Currituck County, North Carolina; pre-war occupation, farmer; enlisted at Currituck County, May 13, 1861, aged 31, as private, company E, 17th Regiment North Carolina Troops (1st Organization); transferred to the Confederate States Navy on or about December 15, 1861; served as landsman on the CSS Fanny, 1861-1862. [NCT 6, 154; ORN 2, 1, 285; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 330.]

S. Sawyer
, died June 1, 1865; buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. [Tom Brooks.]

Samuel Sawyer, enlisted at Currituck County, North Carolina, May 13, 1861, as private, company E, 17th Regiment North Carolina Troops (1st Organization); transferred to the Confederate States Navy prior to July 28, 1861; served as landsman on the CSS Fanny, 1861-1862. [NCT 6, 154; ORN 2, 1, 285; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 330.]

W.W. Sawyer, served as landsman, Confederate States Navy; attached as private to company C, Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [M1091.]

William Sawyer, Seaman, Florida Volunteer Coast Guards, mustered in December 1, 1861. [Soldiers of Florida, 49.]
Edward Saxby, cabin cook, CSS Rappahannock, May 16, 1864. [CSS Rappahannock Muster Roll.]

John Saxon, resident of Georgia; originally served aboard the ironclad battery, CSS Georgia, Savannah squadron, Georgia; transferred to the CSS Atlanta, and captured aboard that vessel, June 17, 1863, at Wassaw Sound. [Daily Morning News (Savannah, Georgia) dated June 27, 1863; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 652.]

William A. Saxon, recruited at Mobile, Alabama, by captain George P. Turner, into the Confederate States Marine Corps, May 12, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1047.]

Edward Sayers, served aboard the CSS V.H. Ivy, New Orleans station, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 844.]

Calvin L. Sayre, born Alabama; resided in Montgomery, Alabama; previous service in United States Marine Corps, from June 3, 1858; original entry into Confederate States Marine Corps, as 1st lieutenant, March 29, 1861; sent to Texas in March, 1861, to muster in a regiment of mounted riflemen; acted as aid to Confederate Army general R.H. Anderson, during the action at Santa Rosa Island, Florida, October 8 and 9, 1861; severely wounded in the right knee, and captured at Santa Rosa Island; sent as prisoner of war to New York; paroled, December, 1861, and returned to Montgomery, Alabama; service with the Confederate States Army, at Mobile, Alabama, 1864. [ORN 1, 17, 151; ORA 2, 1, 79; 2, 3 and 4, 1; Register1864; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated October 22, 1861 and November 11, 1861; Charleston (South Carolina) Mercury dated Wednesday, December 18, 1861 and Friday, February 15, 1861, page 2.]

Micham Sboronos
, served as seaman on the cruiser CSS Florida, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 357.]

Dabney Minor Scales, born June 1, 1841 (one source shows year of birth as 1842), near Holly Springs, Mississippi (one source shows state of birth as Virginia); previous service in the United States Navy, from December 6, 1859; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as acting midshipman, May 16, 1861 (Register1864 shows date as May 10, 1861); served on the CSS Savannah, Savannah station, 1861 - 1862; served as midshipman aboard the CSS Capitol, May, 1862; served aboard the CSS Arkansas in 1862, and was engaged in action aboard that vessel, on the Mississippi, near Vicksburg, in July, 1862; after the destruction of the CSS Arkansas, August 5, 1862, Scales, in company with several other officers of the Arkansas, travelled through Louisiana, and, after crossing the Comite and Amite Rivers, reached Camp Moore, near Tangipahoa, where they took the train and arrived in Jackson, Mississippi, on Sunday, August 9, 1862; served on a battery at Port Hudson; appointed passed midshipman, October 3, 1862; served aboard the CSS Atlanta, 1862 - 1863; promoted master in line of promotion, January 7, 1864;on special service, 1864; appointed 2nd lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864; later served as 5th lieutenant, CSS Shenandoah, 1864-1865; suspended from duty aboard the CSS Shenandoah, May 29, 1865, by order of commander Waddell, for bringing liquor aboard from a prize vessel; after the war, went to Mexico for several months, then established a law practice in Memphis, Tennessee; member of the United Confederate Veterans, camp 28, and also a member of Bivouac No. 18, Tennessee Soldiers' Association; married in Nashville, to Mrs. W.D. Powell, a daughter of Major George W. Winchester; served as lieutenant, United States Navy, for a few months during the Spanish American War, 1898; went to Charleston, South Carolina, in May, 1899, to meet up with fellow ex-officers of the CSS Shenandoah, John Grimball, and John Thomson Mason, for "Reunion Week" and to spin their old sailors' yarns; shown as one of the few members of the Association of Survivors of the Confederate States Navy, when they met up at Murphy's Hotel, in Richmond, Virginia, in May, 1907; died May 26, 1920. [Alabama Claims 1, 974; ORN 1, 19, 74 & 136; 1, 23, 698 & 2, 1, 322; Confederate Sailor 19; CSS Shenandoah Deck Log; Register1863; Register1864; JCC 4, 122; additional data sent by Ken Jones, in an e-mail (kjones@tarleton.edu) dated January 19, 2005; Whittle 43 & 154; CSN-Museum; Weekly News and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina) dated May 20, 1899, page 8; Times Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated June 1, 1907, page 3 and June 30, 1907, page 2; Charleston Courier, Tri-Weekly (Charleston, South Carolina) dated August 13, 1861; Confederate Veteran magazine, volume 28 (1920), page 431.]

Thomas Scally, private, Confederate States Marine Corps; served on the Georgia and South Carolina stations, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 317.]

John Scanlan (surname also shown as Skellan), served as landsman aboard the CSS Mobile, in 1861; rated as coal heaver on November 5, 1861; served as 1st class fireman aboard the CSS Olustee, Wilmington station, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1027; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 850.]

William Scanlin, appointed acting 2nd assistant engineer in the Confederate States Navy, at New Orleans, December 5, 1861; served aboard the Confederate States floating battery New Orleans, off Columbus, Kentucky, in 1862 - 1862, and also at the Jackson station, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 318; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 7; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 361.]

John Scanlon, captain of after guard, ironclad ram CSS Chicora (which operated in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina), July, 1863 - September, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 284; DANFS.]

Julien Scao, shipped for the war, as landsman aboard the cruiser CSS Florida, February 2, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 370 and 372.]

S.M. Scaw, originally served in the 15th Mississippi Volunteers; transferred from lieutenant general Polk's Army at Brandon, Mississippi, to the Confederate States Navy, by special order no. 309, Adjutant and Inspector General's office, dated at Richmond, Virginia, December 30, 1863, and ordered to report to flag officer William F. Lynch, at Wilmington, North Carolina; sent on to report to admiral Franklin Buchanan's command at Mobile, Alabama, by another order dated at Richmond, on January 7, 1864. [Confederate States Navy subject file N - NF - Distribution and Transfers.]

B.C. Scelton, see B.C. Skelton.

J.H. Scersey (surname also shown as Scercey), landsman, ironclad sloop CSS North Carolina, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1864 (see next entry, which may be the same person). [ORN 2, 1, 294 - 296; DANFS.]

Jasper Scersey, landsman, CSS Arctic, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1863 (see previous entry, which may be the same person). [ORN 2, 1, 277.]

William Schafer, carpenter, CSS Albemarle; deserted about May, 1864, and taken aboard the USS Miami, Albemarle Sound, North Carolina. [ORN 1, 9, 763 - 764.]

George A. Schanck
, landsman, side wheeled steamer CSS Patrick Henry, James River, Virginia. [ORN 2, 1, 300.]

Charles Scharch, enlisted at Camp Moore, Louisiana, May 25, 1861, as private, company D, 4th Louisiana; detailed as teamster at Vicksburg, Mississippi, sometime in September or October, 1862; transferred to the Navy Department, by order of the Secretary of War, April, 1864. [Booth 3, 468.]

A. Schareock
, landsman, ironclad ram CSS Chicora (which operated in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina), July, 1863 - September, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 284; DANFS.]

John Thomas Scharf, born Baltimore, Maryland, May 1, 1843 (Register1864 incorrectly shows state of birth as Missouri); son of merchant Thomas G. Scharf; graduate of Georgetown University; previous service in the Confederate States Army, from 1861; wounded in action at Cedar Mountain and 2nd Manassas; later wounded again at Chancellorsville; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as midshipman, June 20, 1863; served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Chicora, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 1863 - 1864; later served aboard the CSS Chattahoochee, 1864; as passed midshipman, involved in failed attempt to capture USS Adela, at St. George's Sound, Florida, May, 1864; on the evacuation of Savannah, Georgia, he was sent to Canada with Confederate dispatches, but was captured while crossing the Potomac River, and imprisoned at Washington; pardoned by post war president Andrew Johnson; post war service as a Protestant missionary; also served in the militia; author of the single volume History of the Confederate States Navy, published May, 1887; appointed Chinese Inspector for the Southern District of New York in 1893, from which he resigned, September 1897; died of paralysis of the heart and pneumonia, at his home at 80 Manhattan Avenue, New York, February 28, 1898. [ORN 1, 17, 698 and 2, 1, 283; Register1864; CDAB, 897; New York Times dated March 1, 1898.]

Jacob Schaver (surname also shown as Shaver and Sharer), landsman, CSS Arctic, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1863; also served aboard the steam gunboat CSS Raleigh, North Carolina and Virginia waters, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 277 & 302.]

F. Scheixnayder, landsman, served aboard the partial ironclad, CSS Huntsville, Mobile Bay, Alabama, during July - December, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 288; DANFS.]

Joseph Schembri, born Malta, resided in New Orleans, Louisiana; pre-war occupation, laborer (also shown as gardener); marital status, single; enlisted at New Orleans, February 20, 1862, aged 20, as private, company G, 6th Louisiana Infantry; captured in Shenandoah Valley (Mount Jackson, Virginia), June 7 (or June 13), 1862; confined at Camp Chase, Ohio; exchanged at Aikens Landing, Virginia, November 10, 1862; transferred to the Navy Department, April, 1864; source also indicates that he was detached as fireman on a gunboat, April 5, 1864. [Booth 3, 470.]

John Scherb, see John Shieb.

P.H. Schilmke (name also shown as P.M. Scheilmke), private, company B, Confederate States Marine Corps; Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 1864; also served in the marine guard aboard the CSS Charleston, Charleston station in 1863-1864. [ORN 2, 1, 314; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 133, 136-139 and 153.]

C. Schinblee, see C. Schnibbs.

J.H. Schinblee, see J.S. Schnibbs.

Stephen P. Schisano, born Virginia; enlisted at Camp Bee, Virginia, October 6, 1861, aged 25, as sergeant, company K, 1st Regiment North Carolina State Troops; discharged from his regiment, October 27, 1862, on being appointed as an officer in the Confederate States Navy (one source shows original entry into Confederate States Navy, as acting gunner, October 3, 1862); served as acting gunner on the CSS Arctic, 1863, and gunner at the Richmond Station, and at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 1862 - 1864. [NCT 3, 253; ORN 2, 1, 275 & 322; Register1863; Register1864.]

H.J. Schlosser (middle initial also shown as B.), boy, ironclad steam sloop CSS Virginia II, James River, Virginia, 1864 - 1865; attached as private to company E, 1st Regiment, Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 312; M1091.]

John Schmid, Seaman, CSS Georgia, shipped from prize vessel, Constitution, June, 1863. [ORN 1, 2, 815.]

Julius Schmittze, seaman, CSS Chattahoochee, April - June, 1864 (operated on the Apalachicola and Chattahoochee Rivers, Florida/Georgia). [ORN 2, 1, 283; DANFS.]

John Schneder, 1st class fireman, Confederate States Navy; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and exchanged. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 554.]

Gustavus A. Schneidan, appointed acting master in the Confederate States Navy, at New Orleans, on October 29, 1861; served on the floating battery, CSS Memphis, New Orleans station, 1861 - 1862; later on the Jackson station, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 318; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XN- Naval stores afloat, Accounts for expenditures, page 963; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 363.]

Adolph Schneider, sergeant, Confederate States Marine Corps; served on the Georgia and South Carolina stations, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 316.]

F. Schneider, served as seaman on the Mobile station; arrested as a deserter at Mobile, by Mobile police, and turned over to the Naval authorities on February 12, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 427.]

G. A. Schneider, listed on a Federal Roll of Prisoners of War, captured off Mobile, Alabama, May 6, 1863, for violating the blockade, as a seaman; residence New Orleans, Louisiana. sent to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor; released [?], July 2, 1863. [Booth 3, 479.]

John Schnell, previous service in Company F, 3rd Battalion Georgia Volunteer Infantry, as Second Lieutenant; transferred to Company B, 37th Regiment Georgia Infantry, as First Lieutenant; wounded at Chickamauga; resigned January 1, 1864; detailed as machinist on gunboat at Selma, Alabama in 1864. [Georgia Rosters, 4, 12.]

C. Schnibbs (surname also shown as Schinblee), seaman aboard General Ripley's despatch boat (may in fact have been an enlisted man in the Confederate States Army); captured off Morris Island, South Carolina, September 7, 1863; sent to Point Lookout, Maryland, then to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, where he was received September 23, 1864; exchanged October 1, 1864; released and sent to Richmond from City Point, Virginia, October 18, 1864, after being exchanged. [Fort Warren; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated October 20, 1864.]

J.S. Schnibbs (name also shown as J.H. Schinblee), seaman aboard General Ripley's despatch boat (may in fact have been an enlisted man in the Confederate States Army); captured off Morris Island, South Carolina, September 7, 1863; sent to Point Lookout, Maryland, then to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, where he was received September 23, 1864; exchanged October 1, 1864; released and sent to Richmond from City Point, Virginia, October 18, 1864, after being exchanged. [Fort Warren; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated October 20, 1864.]

L.H. Schofield, see L.H. Schoolfield.

Jacob S. Scholls (surname also shown as School), born Florida, March 15, 1822; previous service in the United States Marine Corps; resided as orderly sergeant, United States Marine Corps, in 1850, at the United States Navy Yard, Escambia County, Florida; married Bridget Thompson, January 31, 1847, at Pensacola, Florida; later served as sergeant in captain Reuben T. Thom's company, Confederate States Marine Corps; served at Pensacola and transferred to the Norfolk Navy Yard, November 29, 1861; served aboard the CSS Virginia, 1862; died of heart disease at Camp Beall, Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, August 31, 1862; buried Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. [Confederate Burials, 70; 1850 U.S. Census; some data provided by Dave Sullivan, of Rutland, Massachusetts, in an e-mail dated February 21, 2006.]

James Lawrence Scholls, jr., born October 29, 1852 (?); son of Jacob Scholls, listed above; enlisted as musician, company A, Confederate States Marine Corps, at Richmond, Virginia, February 24, 1864; served at Camp Beall, Virginia; surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865; married Rosa Leigh Jones at Warrington, Escambia County, Florida on April 1, 1877; employed as a pilot at Escambia County; died at Pensacola, May 5, 1919; buried at St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida (probably a brother of William Henry Scholls, listed below). [John E. Ellis; Florida Confederate Pension File No. A 04750; ORN 2, 1, 313 & 315; some data provided by Dave Sullivan, of Rutland, Massachusetts, in an e-mail dated February 21, 2006.]

William Henry Scholls, born New York, January 21, 1848; son of Jacob S. Scholls, listed above; indicated to have enlisted at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, March, 1861; muster roll shows he served in Company C, Confederate States Marine Corps, as musician, 1864; also indicated to have enrolled at Galveston, Texas, November 4, 1861, aged 18, under the name of H. Scholz, as private and drummer, company A, 4th Battalion (Oswald's) Texas Infantry (German Battalion, 6 months); mustered out April 30, 1862; served on the Richmond station, Virginia, in 1864; however records show that he was later attached as private to company D, 1st Regiment, Semmes' Naval Brigade, and surrendered and was paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865; served in the post war United States Navy, 1890 to 1920, from which he retired and drew a pension; served at the Pensacola Naval Air Station, Florida; married Emma Kruger at New York city, December 28, 1911 (this was his second or third marriage); resided at New York city; moved to Miami, Florida, September, 1918; died of chronic myocarditis at the United States Veterans Bureau Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 20, 1931; buried Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia; his widow attempted, unsuccessfully, to apply for a Confederate States pension (William Henry Scholls was probably a brother of James Lawrence Scholls, listed above). [Florida Confederate Pension File No. D 23924 for William Henry Scholls; see also, pension papers of James L. Scholls' wife, Florida Confederate Pension File No. A 04750; ORN 2, 1, 315; M1091; 1910 U.S. Census; some data provided by Dave Sullivan, of Rutland, Massachusetts, in an e-mail dated February 21, 2006; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 472.]

James Schon, seaman, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Tuscaloosa, Mobile Bay, Alabama, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 308.]

Jacob School, see Jacob S. Scholls.

L.H. Schoolfield (surname also shown as Schofield), born Maryland, 1841; private?, Confederate States Navy; date and place of capture not shown; sent to Point Lookout, Maryland, then to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, where he was received September 23, 1864; exchanged October 1, 1864; released and sent to Richmond from City Point, Virginia, October 18, 1864, after being exchanged; resided as a carpenter, in 1880, with his wife, Elizabeth, and three children, at Gantt County, Maryland. [Fort Warren; 1880 U.S. Census; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated October 20, 1864.]

George W. Schools, born Essex County, Virginia, about 1830; entered the service in 1861, at Fredericksburg, Virginia; served in the Confederate States Navy; Schools indicated that he had served at Richmond, Virginia, on the "second Merrimac" under T. R. Rootes; after the war he held the occupation of farmer; post war resident of Battery, in Essex County, and was a member of the Wright-Latena Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Essex County; suffered from asthma and the infirmaries of age; name stricken from the Confederate pension rolls in 1903, but asked to reapply for a pension in June, 1906. [Confederate pension papers of George W. Schools, Essex County, Virginia, available at the Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.]

John Schoon
, served as landsman aboard the CSS Livingstone, in 1862; rated as 2nd class fireman from February 10, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 960.]

Frederick Schreiber, enlisted as a seaman in the Confederate States Navy, in 1861, and later served aboard the side-wheeled gunboat CSS Florida (later re-named CSS Selma); operated in the Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Mobile Bay, Alabama area, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 286 & 306; DANFS; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 420-422.]

Charles Schroeder (name also shown as J. Charles Schroeder), born Portsmouth, Virginia; previous service in the United States Navy, from December 24, 1853; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as 1st assistant engineer, June 20, 1861; ordered by the Navy Department, in July, 1861, to report for service at Fredericksburg, Virginia, aboard the St. Nicholas; appointed engineer, July 15, 1862 (Register1864 shows appointment as chief engineer, October 23, 1862); served on the Richmond station, 1861 - 1863, and aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, 1862, and steamer CSS Richmond, 1862 - 1863; detached from the James River squadron, on September 23, 1863, and was ordered to proceed to Wilmington, North Carolina, to await further orders; sent to Canada and Bermuda, by authority of the Confederate government, and was involved in the Johnson's Island expedition, late 1863; boarded the steamer Alpha, at Halifax, Canada, on December 17, 1863, for St. George, Bermuda; was a passenger on board the blockade runner Dare, running from Bermuda to Virginia, at the time of the loss of that vessel to Union blockaders, on Thursday, January 7, 1864, near Wilmington, North Carolina; escaped to Wilmington; appointed chief engineer, Provisional Navy, to rank from October 4, 1863; served aboard the CSS Chickamauga, September-December, 1864; also served on the cruise of the Tallahassee (re-named the Chameleon), under lieutenant Wilkinson, at the end of 1864; was engaged in money brokerage, for a short time, at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, immediately after the war; but returned to Norfolk, within a few short years; shown as a resident of Norfolk, Virginia, in 1892. [ORN 1, 2, 824; 1, 3, 710; 1, 4, 555 and 2, 1, 308 & 321; Register1862; Register1863; Register1864; JCC 4, 123; Norfolk County Record 227 & 354; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated July 19, 1861 and January 14, 1864; Daily Evening Bulletin (San Francisco) dated August 29, 1871; Confederate Navy subject file O - Operations of Naval ships and fleet units; OM - Routine Operations; CSS Atlanta - Miscellaneous, pages 426 - 437.]

John Schroeder (surname also shown as Shroeder), enlisted as landsman in the Confederate States Navy, in 1861; later rated as 2nd class fireman, from September 18, 1861, aboard the side wheeled gunboat CSS Selma; rated as 1st class fireman from January 1, 1862, aboard the vessel; arrested as a deserter at Mobile, Alabama, by Mobile police, and turned over to the Naval authorities on February 12, 1862; captured at Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 5, 1864, and sent aboard the USS Port Royal, as a prisoner of war. [ORN 1, 21, 844 and 2, 1, 286 & 306; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 420-422, 427 and 445; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 427.]

Julius Schroeder, Master's Mate, CSS Alabama; born Hanover, Prussia; appointed at Cape Town, September 25, 1863. [William Marvel.]

Augustus Schultz (surname also shown as Shultz), born 1838; enlisted July 18, 1861, at Apalachicola, Florida, in company B, 4th Florida Infantry; transferred December 12, 1862, to Confederate States Navy, and sent from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to Saffold, Georgia, in January, 1863, for service as seaman aboard the CSS Chattahoochee; later served as captain of afterguard on the CSS Savannah; may have also served as coal heaver on the CSS Torpedo, James River, Virginia, 1862 - 1864; attended, as defendant, a Naval Court Martial, at Drewry's Bluff, on Thursday, April 23, 1863, charge or charges not specified. [Hartman's Florida Rosters, 1, 384; CSS Chattahoochee Muster Roll; ORN 2, 1, 304 & 307; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 246; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NO- Court Martial; Court of Inquiry - Military Commissions, page 41.]

Gustave Schwalbe, Ordinary Seaman, CSS Alabama; deserted January 21, 1863, at Kingston, Jamaica. [William Marvel.]

George Michael Schwall (or Schwalls), born in Germany, January 1, 1837; previously served as Private in Company E, 48th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, March, 1862; transferred to Gun Boat and appointed Engineer, January 1, 1865; paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 20, 1865; died at Sandersville, Georgia, August 20, 1908. [Georgia Rosters 5, 146.]

Adolphus J. Schwartzman (surname also shown as Swarzman), born North Carolina, 1844; son of Gus and Carrie Schwartzman; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as acting 3rd assistant engineer, April 30, 1863; served on the CSS Juno, Charleston station, 1863 - 1864; later, as 2nd assistant engineer; assigned to duty aboard the CSS Fredericksburg, James River squadron, January, 1865; also sent on temporary duty at Drewry's Bluff, February, 1865; resided, in 1870, with his parents, as a clerk in a store, at Baltimore, Maryland. [ORN 1, 11, 664 & 812 and 2, 1, 317; Register1864; 1870 U.S. Census.]

Robert Scoles, served as 1st class fireman at the New Orleans station, and on the CSS Seger, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 71 and 785.]
---- Scott, Captain's Clerk, CSS Capitol, May, 1862. [ORN 1, 23, 698.]

Charles Scott, private, Confederate States Marine Corps; served on the ironclad steam sloop CSS Virginia II, James River, Virginia, 1864 - 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 312.]

David Scott, seaman, side-wheeled gunboat CSS Florida (later re-named CSS Selma); operated in the Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Mobile Bay, Alabama area, 1862 (see next entry, which may be the same person). [ORN 2, 1, 286 & 306; DANFS.]

David Scott, served as seaman aboard the CSS Selma, 1864; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; held as a prisoner of war aboard the USS Lackawanna, at Mobile Bay, August 7, 1864 (see previous entry, which may be the same person). [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., A - A.W. Baker - U.S.S. Minnesota, page 464.]

E.W. Scott, landsman, CSS Arctic, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1863; also served aboard the steam gunboat CSS Yadkin, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 277 & 313.]

Henry H. Scott, born Virginia, 1844 or 1845 ( shows state of birth as Kentucky); citizen of California; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as acting midshipman, 3rd class, July 10, 1862 (Register1863 incorrectly shows his entry date as January 10, 1861); served on the Richmond station, 1862; later aboard the CSS Morgan, and the ironclad ram CSS Tuscaloosa, Mobile station, 1862 - 1863; served aboard the school ship, CSS Patrick Henry, 1864; also served, as passed midshipman, aboard the ironclad steam sloop CSS Virginia II, James River, Virginia, 1864 - 1865; appointed assistant ordnance officer, James River squadron, November, 1864; also served aboard the CSS Richmond, 1864; on temporary duty at Drewry's Bluff, James River, 1865; later served aboard the CSS Webb, 1865; abandoned the vessel below New Orleans, and was captured, April 25, 1865; sent aboard the USS Lackawanna, and then the USS Richmond, as prisoner of war, on the same day; sent to Florida, for transfer north, April 27, 1865; later sent to Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, then to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, where he was received May 20, 1865; released June 13, 1865; resided as a stock broker, in 1880, with his wife, Anna R. Scott (maiden name Robinson), and five children (eldest child born Nevada, 1873) at the residence of his brother in law at San Francisco, California. [ORN 1, 10, 644 & 766; 1, 11, 690, 760 & 812; 1, 22, 155, 157 & 167 - 169 and 2, 1, 307, 311 & 321; Register1863; Register1864; Fort Warren; 1880 U.S. Census.]

James Scott, shipped for the war, as seaman aboard the side wheeled steamer CSS Oconee (originally the CSS Savannah prior to April, 1863), Savannah River, Georgia, on May 1, 1863; also served aboard the CSS Savannah, Savannah Squadron, Georgia, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 297 & 304; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 602.]

James R. Scott, 1st class fireman, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 309.]

John Scott, originally served as private, company B, 5th Virginia Cavalry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

John Scott, quarter gunner, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 309.]

John Scott, aged 22 (in 1863); described as having good features, but a very small head; served in the Confederate States Marine Corps, and was based at Drewry's Bluff, James River Squadron, Virginia, 1863; charged with robbing James T. Overby, on the highway at Richmond, Virginia, of $25, a knife, and other property, on May 20, 1863; sentenced to imprisonment for five years in the penitentiary. [Richmond Daily Examiner (Richmond, Virginia) dated Tuesday, October 20, 1863.]

John C. Scott, shipped at Shreveport, Louisiana, for three years or the war, as landsman in the Confederate States Navy, on February 24, 1864; rated as yeoman aboard the CSS Missouri, off Shreveport, as of March 1, 1864. [Confederate States Navy subject files - N Personnel - NI - Promotions; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NR - Recruiting and Enlistments, shipping articles; Miscellaneous, page 400.]

Richard Scott (first name also shown as Robert), served as seaman at the New Orleans station, and later as gunner's mate (rated in this position on February 7, 1862) aboard the CSS Pontchartrain, off New Madrid; captured at Arkansas Post, January 12, 1863. [ORN 1, 24, 117; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 123 - 124, 334 and 340.]

Robert Scott, citizen of Norfolk, Virginia; served as seaman aboard the CSS Neuse; after the destruction of that vessel, he was sent to Halifax, North Carolina, from which place he deserted on April 7, 1865; taken aboard the USS Shamrock, off Winton, North Carolina, on April 11, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 556.]

Robert Scott
(alias George Sullivan), crew member of the Confederate torpedo boat David; captured in South Carolina waters about November, 1863, and sent north aboard the USS Massachusetts, and to be sent into custody at Philadelphia; stated to be a notorious blockade runner, and that he ought "to be gagged"; captured at Hatteras Inlet in August, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 459.]

Robert Henry Scott
, born Maryland, 1834, of Scottish parents; entered the Confederate States Navy, 1861, and served aboard the CSS Nashville; left the vessel at Gibraltar, and made his way to Liverpool, England, where he joined the CSS Alabama; after this cruiser was sunk off Cherbourg, June 19, 1864, he was picked up by the yacht Deerhound, and eventually returned to North Carolina, where he joined the Confederate States Army; died Nevada, Texas, June 2, 1913; buried at the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Nevada, Texas. [Confederate Veteran magazine, volume XXI, 1913, page 550; original details passed on by Ken Jones, in an e-mail (kjones@tarleton.edu) dated October 25, 2004.]

Stephen Scott, landsman, served aboard the CSS Savannah, Savannah Squadron, Georgia, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 305.]

Surgeon Scott,
served in Confederate States Navy; buried at Charleston Port Society Cemetery, on Ashley River, Charleston. [Name and service status inscribed on granite monument unveiled December 10, 1922, by the Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston, South Carolina.]

Thomas Scott, 2nd class fireman, side wheeled steamer CSS Rappahannock, Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers, Virginia, 1861 - 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 303; DANFS.]

Thomas Scott, private, company B, Confederate States Marine Corps; Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 314.]

W. Scott, served as coal heaver at the New Orleans station, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 39.]

W. P. Scott, appointed acting 2nd assistant engineer in the Confederate States Navy, at New Orleans, February 3, 1862, and ordered to report aboard the CSS Ivy, for duty. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 365.]

William Scott, ordinary seaman, CSS Arctic, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1863; also served on the steam gunboat CSS Raleigh, North Carolina and Virginia waters, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 278, 279 & 302.]

William Scott, landsman, served aboard the CSS Savannah, Savannah Squadron, Georgia, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 305.]

William Scott, landsman, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 309.]

William Scott
, surgeon's steward; served at the Pensacola Navy Yard, Warrington, Florida, 1861 - March, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 320 & 323; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XA - Accounting and finance, Miscellaneous, page 101.]

William W. Scott, appointed acting 3rd assistant engineer in the Confederate States Navy, aboard the receiving ship St. Phillip, to date from May 4, 1861; served on the New Orleans station, 1861 - 1862; served aboard the CSS Pamlico, at New Orleans, in late 1861, and also aboard the gunboat CSS Florida (later to be renamed as the CSS Selma); appointed acting 1st assistant engineer, on August 8, 1861; served on the Jackson station, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 318 & 320; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XF - Fuel and Water - Water for ships, page 438; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, pages 367 and 369; Confederate Navy Subject File, A- Naval ships: design, construction, etc., AC - Construction, New Orleans, page 215.]

William W. Scott
, born about 1842; pre-war occupation as schoolmaster at Washington County, Virginia; enlisted at Abingdon, Washington County, in company B, 48th Virginia Infantry; ordered to Orange Court House, Virginia, April 4, 1864, for transfer to the Confederate States Navy, and to report to commander Frederick Chatard. [Army service data, and transfer details provided by John Chapla, in an e-mail dated Saturday, March 8, 2008.]

Samuel A. Scraggs, see Samuel Anderson Scruggs.

Jasper F. Scruggs, born Screven County, Georgia, about 1837; son of Josiah Y., and Mary Scruggs; resided as a farmer, in 1860, at Jefferson County, Florida; enlisted February 15, 1862, at Monticello, Florida, in Company C, First Florida Infantry; transferred to Confederate States Navy, April, 1864; sent aboard the CSS Spray, St. Mark's, Florida, as ordinary seaman, on June 2, 1864; paroled at Tallahassee, Florida, May 12, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 815; Hartman's Florida Rosters, 1, 94; 1860 U.S. Census; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

Samuel Anderson Scruggs (surname also shown as Scraggs), born 1824, Appomattox County, Virginia; originally served as private, Lieutenant Bosher's Company, Virginia Local Defense; qualified, on May 2, 1864, to serve as a private, company B, Confederate States Marine Corps; served at the Richmond station and Drewry's Bluff, James River squadron, Virginia, in 1864; married Adeline Gamersley in Campbell County, Virginia, March 16, 1870; resided as a farmer and carpenter, in 1880, at Clover Hill district, Appomattox County, Virginia; died June 4, 1910, at Vera, Appomattox County; buried in family plot. [Confederate Burials, 70; ORN 2, 1, 314; 1880 U.S. Census; Civil War Service Records; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 460.]

Thomas Sculley, private, company A, Confederate States Marine Corps, December, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 314.]

B. J. Scullion, enlisted, for one year, as waiter aboard the cruiser CSS Nashville, Charleston, South Carolina, on October 1, 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1229.]

W.H. Seabury, signal operator, CSS Richmond, James River squadron, Virginia, 1865; attached, as private, to Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [ORN 1, 11, 691; M1091.]

Raphael Seagans
, served as seaman in the Confederate States Navy, 1862; deserted about December, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 307.]

John Seagrave, served as coal heaver aboard the side wheeled steamer CSS Patrick Henry, James River, Virginia, 1862; later rated as 1st class fireman and was killed in action at Hampton Roads, March 8, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 301; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 282.]

L. B. Seal, served as landsman aboard the CSS Richmond, in 1865; was temporarily attached to the CSS Beaufort, but ordered to return to the CSS Richmond, when the CSS Beaufort was sent to Richmond for repairs, on January 17, 1865. [ Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 110.]

Samuel Seale, served as landsman aboard the CSS Morgan, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Nanna Hubba Bluff, Tombigbee River, Alabama, on May 10, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 1216 - 1218.]

Wutty Y. Seale, originally served as private, company A, 35th Mississippi Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

William S. Sealy (surname also shown as Sealey), quarter gunner, CSS Chattahoochee, 1863 - 1864; served again, as boatswain's mate on the CSS Chattahoochee, 1864, after the vessel was raised. [ORN 1, 17, 700 and 2, 1, 283; Chattahoochee Muster Roll.]

Alfred Seaman
, Seaman; born Prussia; CSS Shenandoah, 1865. [Alabama Claims 1, 976; ORN 1, 3, 783.]

C.E. Seaman
, enlisted June 19, 1861, Company D, First Florida Infantry; transferred to Confederate States Navy April 14, 1862; ordered to report to Captain Whittle, New Orleans. [Hartman's Florida Rosters, 1, 30.]

Charles Seaman, served as seaman in the Confederate States Navy, 1862; deserted about December, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 309.]

Robert Searsy
, shipped, on June 6, 1863, as landsman aboard the CSS Oconee, off Thunderbolt, Savannah River, Georgia; also served aboard the side wheeled steamer CSS Resolute, Savannah river area, Georgia, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 303; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 612.]

John Seary
, enlisted, for one year, as fireman aboard the cruiser CSS Nashville, Charleston, South Carolina, on September 23, 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1227.]

M.M. Seay
, born Tennessee; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as assistant paymaster, April 23, 1862; served aboard steamer CSS Baltic, 1862 - 1864; vessel operated in Alabama waters; appointed assistant paymaster, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864; paroled at Nunna Hubba Bluff, Alabama, May 10, 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 280; Register1863; Register1864; JCC 4, 122; Porter's Naval History 785.]

Robert Sedamsky
, ordinary seaman, steam sloop CSS McRae, (operated in the lower Mississippi River, Louisiana, area); served July - November, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 291; DANFS.]

John Seeley, water tender, CSS Nashville, 1861. [Alabama Claims 2, (appendix 2), 133.]

John Seeley, Third Assistant Engineer, CSS Florida, died of yellow fever, August 30, 1862, off Cardenas, Cuba; buried Cardenas. [ORN 1, 1, 766.]

Constance Segalia (surname also shown as Leigalia), served aboard the CSS Morgan, Mobile station, about 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 1204-1205 and 1209.]

Z.L. Segraves, served in John R.F. Tattnall's Marine Corps; filed for a post war Confederate pension from Cobb County, Georgia. [GA Pension Index 846.]

J.A. Seibert, 1st class fireman, Provisional Navy of the Confederate States; attached as private to company G, 2nd Regiment, Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [M1091.]

Augustus Seible (surname also shown as Siebel), enlisted at Mobile, Alabama, on July 10, 1863, as a private in company A, Confederate States Marine Corps; served in the marine guard aboard the CSS Fredericksburg, James River squadron, in 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 314; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 461 and 1063.]

Lee Seigle, gunner's mate, Confederate States Navy; attached as 1st corporal to company B, Semmes' Naval Brigade, surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [M1091.]

Robert Sekul
, left London, England on January 21, 1864, for Brest, France, where he was shipped for service aboard the cruiser CSS Florida, as seaman, on January 24, 1864; rated as captain of the fore top on the cruiser on March 1, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 353 and 390.]

Channing M. Selden, born Tennessee; appointed acting master's mate, Confederate States Navy, 1863 - 1864; served on the Charleston station, 1863 - 1865, and aboard the CSS Indian Chief in 1865; paroled, as 2nd lieutenant in the Naval Brigade, at Lynchburg, Virginia, April, 1865. [CSN Register; Register1864; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

A.J. Self, private, company B, Confederate States Marine Corps; Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 314.]

Alfred Sellers (surname also shown as Sellars), served as landsman aboard the ironclad floating battery CSS Georgia (also known as the State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram), Savannah, Georgia, 1864; also served aboard the CSS Savannah, Savannah Squadron, Georgia, 1863 and on the CSS Columbia, Charleston station, 1864-1865; he is also shown to have served aboard the CSS Indian Chief about October, 1863; transferred to the Richmond station on January 22, 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 287 & 305; DANFS; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 270 - 271, 608 and 763.]

S.H. Sellers, resident of Georgia; served as private, company E, Confederate States Marine Corps, Savannah, Georgia, 1864; attached to Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 315; M1091.]

James Selvey, seaman, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Tuscaloosa, Mobile Bay, Alabama, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 308.]

John Semmes, seaman, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Tuscaloosa, Mobile Bay, Alabama, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 308.]

Raphael Semmes, born Charles County, Maryland, September 27, 1809; later a resident of Mobile, Alabama; entered the United States Navy, as midshipman, at the age of 17, April 1, 1826; married Ann Elizabeth Spencer, May 5, 1837; resigned from U.S.N. service, as commander, February, 1861, and entered the Confederate States Navy, as commander; served on CSS Sumter, June 30, 1861 to January 18, 1862; CSS Alabama, 1862-1864; in action off Cherbourg, France, June 19, 1864, against the USS Kearsarge; after the sinking of the CSS Alabama, Semmes returned to Southampton, and then London, England, before returning to the Confederate States via Mexico and Texas; promoted captain, Provisional Navy, to rank from May 13, 1863; promoted rear admiral, Provisional Navy of the Confederate States, February 10, 1865, "for gallant and meritorious conduct in command of the steam sloop Alabama"; ordered to assume command of the James River squadron, Virginia, February 15, 1865; on the evacuation of the capital, he formed the Naval battalion (being accorded the army rank of brigadier general), which was attached to Lee's Army of Northern Virginia; surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865; arrested by Union authorities some 7 months after the capitulation, but later freed; after the war, practiced law at Mobile, Alabama; published his account of Civil War service, Memoirs of Service Afloat, 1869; died August 30, 1877, at Mobile; buried at the Catholic Cemetery. [Sinclair x, 253-254; ORN 1, 1, 614; 1, 2, 767; 1, 3, 664-665 and 1, 12, 181 & 183; ORA 2, 8; JCC 4, 121; CSS Sumter Muster Rolls; John E. Ellis; CDAB 915; Register1863; M1091.]

Raphael Semmes, jr., born Alabama; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as midshipman, November 3, 1863; served aboard the school ship CSS Patrick Henry, James River, Virginia, 1863 - 1864; attached as 2nd lieutenant, to Semmes' Naval Brigade, 1865; after the evacuation of Richmond, Virginia, detailed, while at Danville, Virginia, April 5, 1865, to the staff of his father, Admiral Raphael Semmes; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 300; Register1864; M1091; Washington Times (Washington, D.C.) dated June 12, 1904, page 6.]

J. P. Semple, served in the Confederate States Navy, Mobile Squadron, 1864; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and paroled the next day (see John P. Semple, below, who may be the same person). [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 646.]

James A. Semple, born Cedar Hill, New Kent County, Virginia, February 24, 1819; studied at William and Mary College; previous service in the United States Navy, from October 12, 1844; shown as a purser, United States Navy, in 1860, residing with his wife, Lutecia and daughter, Elizabeth, at Kings County, New York; original entry into Confederate States Navy service, June 10, 1861; commissioned paymaster, October 23, 1862, to rank from March 26, 1861; served aboard the CSS Virginia; participated in the engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia, March, 1862; also served at Drewry's Bluff, and on the Richmond station, 1862 - 1865; paymaster in charge, 1864 - 1865; died 1882 or 1883, at New Kent County; buried at Bruton Parish Churchyard, Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia. [ORN 1, 7, 47; 1, 16, 492 and 2, 1, 308 & 322; Register1863; Register1864; 1860 U.S. Census; some additional data on birth and death provided by Jerry White, of Williamsburg, Virginia, in an e-mail (jerry47@cox.net) dated October 6, 2007.]

John P. Semple
, originally served as private, company D, 5th Alabama Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

Felix Senac, born Florida, 1816; resided as a clerk, in 1850, with his wife, Mary, and daughter Ruby, at Mobile, Alabama; previous service in the United States Navy, from August 15, 1856; dismissed from United States Navy service, June 22, 1861; original entry into Confederate States Navy, July 22, 1861; commissioned paymaster, October 23, 1862, to rank from March 26, 1861; served at the New Orleans station, September, 1861 - April 25, 1862; then went to Vicksburg, Mississippi, arriving there on April 28, 1862; later served on the Savannah station, Georgia, 1862 - 1863; on special duty, 1864; appointed paymaster, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864; died 1866. [Callahan; ORN 2, 1, 481, 485 & 509; Register1863; Register1864; JCC 4, 122; see also the Biography & Genealogy Master Index at the Ancestry.com web site.]

Thomas Senior, served as a private in the Confederate States Marine Corps, and aboard the side wheeled steamer CSS Patrick Henry, James River, Virginia, in 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 299; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 275.]

Joseph Senocaraus, served as 1st class fireman at the New Orleans station, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 137.]

Randall J. Senter, born Harnett County, North Carolina, about 1827; resided as a laborer in Duplin County, North Carolina; enlisted in Wayne County, North Carolina, June 24, 1861, aged 27, as private, 2nd company C, 2nd Regiment North Carolina State Troops; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, April 10, 1864, as landsman; attached as private to company B, Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865; resided as a farmer, in 1880, with his wife, Martha, at Indian Springs, Wayne County, North Carolina. [NCT 3, 410; M1091; 1880 U.S. Census.]

Antonio Serbantes, ordinary seaman; served aboard the side-wheeled steamer CSS Winslow, North Carolina waters, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 312.]

---- Sermons, pilot, served aboard the CSS Chickamauga, September-December, 1864. [ORN 1, 3, 710.]

Albert Sessoms (surname also shown as Sessman), born North Carolina, 1839; enlisted at Sampson County, North Carolina, March 17, 1864, aged 25, in the Confederate States Navy; served as landsman, CSS Arctic, Wilmington station, North Carolina, 1863; resided in 1880, as a farmer, with his wife, Mary and six children, at Dismal, Sampson County, North Carolina. [CSN Shipping Articles; ORN 2, 1, 277; 1880 U.S. Census.]

R. Setterly, served as a private in company B, 7th Louisiana Volunteers; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, by command of the Confederate Secretary of War, Special Order No. 209 dated at Richmond, September 3, 1863, and ordered to report to flag officer J.R. Tucker, at Charleston, South Carolina. [Confederate States Navy subject file.]

Charles Seuzenear (or Seazenear), originally served as a soldier in the Orleans Artillery, 22nd Regiment Louisiana Artillery (company B), colonel Marks commanding, and from which unit he deserted; enlisted for the war in the Confederate States Navy, at Mobile, Alabama, on May 27, 1863, and served as landsman aboard the CSS Huntsville, Mobile station, having received the bounty of $50; revealed as being a deserter from the Army, and was delivered to the provost marshal at Mobile, on September 15, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, pages 311 - 313.]

Francis Severe (surname also shown as Sevier), served as quartermaster aboard the side-wheeled steamer CSS Jamestown, 1861 - 1862; rated as quarter gunner from January 1, 1862; also served as seaman aboard the CSS Virginia II, 1864 - 1865. [ORN 1, 11, 794 and 2, 1, 290 & 312; DANFS; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 947.]

Charles Francis Sevier, born Greene County, Tennessee, October 16, 1842; previous service in the United States Navy, from September 27, 1860; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as acting midshipman, 3rd class, July 8, 1861; Jackson station, 1862; later served on the CSS Palmetto State, Charleston station, 1862 - 1863; served on the school ship, CSS Patrick Henry, James River squadron, 1864; transferred to the CSS Drewry, also on the James River squadron, about June 20, 1864; as master, served aboard the CSS Chickamauga, September - December, 1864; captured at Sailor's Creek, Virginia, April 6, 1865; resided in Hardin County, Tennessee, after the war, as a Confederate pensioner; shown as one of the few members of the Association of Survivors of the Confederate States Navy, when they met up at Murphy's Hotel, in Richmond, Virginia, in May, 1907; died Savannah, Tennessee, December 22, 1931. [ORN 1, 3, 710; 1, 13, 619 and 2, 1, 319; Confederate Veteran 40, 104; Register1863; Register1864; see also article titled List of Confederate Officers captured at Sailor's Creek, VA., April 6, 1865, published in the New York Herald, dated April 9, 1865; Times Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated June 1, 1907, page 3; Tennessee Confederate Pension file #S16426; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 293.]

Frank Sevier, see Francis Severe.

Charles Seymore
, coal heaver, Confederate States Navy; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and exchanged. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 554.]

Alfred A. Seymour (middle initial also shown as M.), served as seaman at the New Orleans station in 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 106 and 111.]

Charles Seymour, Captain of After Guard, CSS Alabama; born England; rated Quarter Gunner, February 1, 1863. [William Marvel.]
DeWitt C. Seymour, born Georgia; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as assistant paymaster, October 20, 1862; served aboard the ironclad floating battery CSS Georgia (also known as the State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram), Savannah, Georgia, 1862 and 1864; also shown as assistant paymaster aboard the CSS Savannah, February, 1863; on May 26, 1864, Seymour lodged a complaint to flag officer Hunter, of the Savannah squadron, after he had been abused by lieutenant Kennard aboard the CSS Isondiga, when Seymour had gone aboard that vessel to pay the crew; appointed assistant paymaster, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 286; Register1863; Register1864; JCC 4, 122; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XA - Accounting and finance, Miscellaneous, page 263; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NJ- Discipline (minor); Miscellaneous, pages 10 - 12.]

George Seymour, born Louisiana, resided in New Orleans; pre-war occupation, laborer; marital status, single; enlisted at Camp Moore, Louisiana, July 22, 1861, aged 23, as private, company A, 10th Louisiana Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, December, 1862. [Booth 3, 521.]

Henry Seymour, seaman, served aboard the steam sloop, CSS McRae, Mississippi River, Louisiana, 1861 - 1862; killed in action, April 24-25, 1862, below New Orleans. [Daily Picayune, Tuesday, April 29, 1862; ORN 2, 1, 291.]

James N. Seymour (middle initial also shown as W.), served as private in the Confederate States Marine Corps, and in the marine guard aboard the CSS Charleston, Charleston station in 1863-1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 133, 136-139 and 153.]

John W. Seymour, private and sergeant, Confederate States Marine Corps, steam sloop CSS McRae, New Orleans station, 1861; later shown as private, company B, stationed at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 291, 314 & 320; DANFS.]

Joseph Seymour (surname also shown as Seymore), resided at 33, Bedford Street, Liverpool, England, in 1863; served as seaman aboard the cruiser CSS Georgia, 1863; a list of the "boarders" on the cruiser shows Seymour in the position as assistant loader at the 1st gun division. [Alabama Claims 1, 694; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 604.]

Lester Seymour (first name also shown, in Register1862, as Leslie), appointed from civil life; original entry into Confederate States Navy, as acting boatswain, July 3, 1861; served on the ironclad floating battery CSS Georgia (also known as the State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram), and also aboard the CSS Savannah, Savannah, Georgia, 1862 - 1864; appointed boatswain in the Navy, at Savannah, on May 26, 1863; involved in the taking out of the USS Water Witch, June 3, 1864, during which he was slightly wounded in the arm; attached to Semmes' Naval Brigade, for special service, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [ORN 1, 15, 495 & 499 and 2, 1, 286; Register1862; Register1863; Register1864; M1091; New York Times dated November 18, 1862; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XN- Naval stores afloat, Stores for ships (April, 1862 - December, 1863), page 359; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 371.]

Lucius S. Seymour, resident of Lumpkin, Georgia; appointed, by assistant paymaster D. C. Seymour, as paymaster's clerk in the Confederate States Navy, to serve aboard the CSS Isondiga, Savannah squadron, on December 26, 1862; in a letter addressed to commander R.L. Page, sent by Seymour, from aboard the CSS Isondiga, on May 9, 1863, he requested an appointment as master's mate aboard the vessel, and was subsequently appointed in that position on May 18, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 289; Register1864; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 373; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 809; Confederate Navy subject file O - Operations of Naval ships and fleet units; OM - Routine Operations; CSS Atlanta - Miscellaneous, page 22.]

Moses Seymour, served aboard the CSS Morgan, Mobile, Alabama, 1864; discharged in the final quarter of 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1200.]

W. W. Seymour, shipped for one year, aboard the CSS Huntress, Charleston station, as landsman, on July 16, 1862, and rated officers' steward on July 16, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 749 and 751.]

John F. Shackelford, born Lowndes County, Alabama, August 1, 1846; resided in New Hanover County, North Carolina; educated at the Hillsborough Military Academy; enlisted, rank unknown, in company K, 61st Regiment North Carolina Troops, on an unspecified date; discharged on an unspecified date; later served in the Confederate States Navy. [NCT 14, 759.]

W.W. Shackelford, served as purchasing agent for the Confederate States Navy Department, at Richmond, Virginia, in 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XS - Naval Supplies Ashore, Selma - Miscellaneous, page 640.]

Charles W. Shackleford, buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia; grave marker indicates he served in the Confederate States Navy. [Information provided by Mr. Gregg Vaughan, of Suffolk, Virginia, in an e-mail (bosncsn@juno.com) dated Sunday, September 22, 2002.]

J. S. Shackett, originally served as private in company H, 9th Kentucky Volunteers, Confederate States Army; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, by Special Order 108, of the Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, dated May 5, 1863, and ordered to report to admiral Buchanan at Mobile, Alabama; reported on board the CSS Huntsville, June 12, 1863, and rated as landsman. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NR - Recruiting and Enlistments, shipping articles; Miscellaneous, page 333.]

James R. Shacklett
(middle initial also shown as L.), served as pilot aboard the CSS Arkansas, 1862; wounded in action, by a slight contusion to the head, Yazoo River, July 15, 1862, during the passage of the vessel from the Yazoo River through the Union fleet above Vicksburg; also served, in a civilian capacity, as pilot aboard the Confederate States steamer Paul Jones, in 1863; captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July July 6, 1863; later returned to service in the Confederate States; paroled at Nunna Hubba Bluff, Alabama, May 10, 1865. [ORN 1, 19, 68; Porter's Naval History, 785; Charleston Courier dated Thursday, July 31, 1862; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

John S. Shacklette (surname also shown as Shacklett), acting 3rd assistant engineer, side wheeled gunboat CSS Morgan, Mobile Squadron, Alabama, 1863; resigned January 12, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 292; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 330.]

Charles Shaeffer, served as 2nd class fireman, Confederate States Navy; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and sent aboard the USS Ossipee, as prisoner of war. [ORN 1, 21, 841.]

B. Shafer, Ordinary Seaman, CSS Arctic, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 276.]

F.J. Shafer, landsman, served aboard the side wheeled steamer, CSS Patrick Henry, James River, Virginia, 1861. [Weber; ORN 2, 1, 300.]

Henry Shafer, served as carpenter's mate aboard the ram CSS Albemarle, Albemarle Sound, 1864; deserted the vessel and went aboard a Union vessel in the sounds; subsequently sent, by the USS Mattabassett, after interrogation, on May 30, 1864, into the custody of the provost marshal at New Berne. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 515.]

James Shafer, officers' cook, Provisional Navy of the Confederate States; attached as private to company I, 2nd Regiment, Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [M1091.]

Benjamin Shaffer, ordinary seaman, ironclad sloop CSS North Carolina, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 294 & 295; DANFS.]

Charles Shaffer, 2nd class fireman, Confederate States Navy; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and exchanged. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 554.]

William P. Shai, served as private, Gid Nelson Alabama Light Artillery (?); transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

William Shailer, fireman; killed in action on the James River, January 24, 1865. [ORN 1, 11, 684.]

T.J. Sham, 2nd class fireman, served aboard the partial ironclad, CSS Huntsville, Mobile Bay, Alabama, during July - December, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 288; DANFS.]

John Shanley, served as ordinary seaman at the New Orleans station, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 76.]

William Shanley, served as ordinary seaman at the New Orleans station, and on the CSS Seger, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 71 and 785.]

Patrick Shanly (or Shanley), occupation, fireman; resided at 13, Carlton Street, Liverpool, England; joined the CSS Georgia in January, 1864; discharged at Liverpool, May, 1864. [Alabama Claims 1, 709; Alabama Claims Correspondence 4, 613.]

A.R. Shannett, see Amos R. Sharitt.

George E. Shannett, see George E. Sharitt.

August Shannon, served as landsman at the New Orleans station, in 1861, and as ordinary seaman aboard the ironclad ram CSS Palmetto State, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 1863 - 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 298; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 38.]

Patrick Shannon, served as landsman aboard the side wheeled steamer CSS Patrick Henry, James River, Virginia, 1862; later rated as 2nd class fireman, and was killed in action at Hampton Roads, March 8, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 301; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 282.]

William Shannon (surname also incorrectly shown as Shannos), born about 1835; personal description shown as 5 feet, 5 inches high, blue eyes, auburn hair and dark complexion; served as private, company C, Confederate States Marine Corps at Drewry's Bluff, James River, Virginia, 1862; deserted from Drewry's Bluff, June, 1862; a reward of $30 was offered for his apprehension and delivery to the Marine Camp at Drewry's Bluff, June, 1862; he was obviously either apprehended or returned to duty voluntarily, as he is also shown as having served on the Richmond Station, Virginia, in 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 315; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated June 12 and June 13, 1862.]

William S. Shannon, appointed acting master in the Confederate States Navy on November 2, 1861, and served aboard the CSS Ivy, New Orleans station, 1861-1862; resigned from the Naval service on January 24, 1862; named his next of kin as Catherine Shannon. [CSN Register; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 852 and 894.]

William Shard, private, Confederate States Marine Corps; served on the Georgia and South Carolina stations, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 317.]
Jacob Sharer, see Jacob Schaver.

Benjamin Rook Sharit (surname also shown as Sharritt), born December 4, 1842, in Wilcox County, Alabama; resided in Florida since 1845; enlisted as private, company B, 4th Florida Infantry, in August, 1861; captured at the battle of Murfreesboro, January, 1863; exchanged in April, 1863; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, April 8, 1864; served, as ordinary seaman, aboard the CSS Chattahoochee, 1864; transferred to the CSS Savannah; transferred from the floating battery CSS Georgia, Savannah River, in September, 1864, to the Naval station at Wilmington, North Carolina, and served on the privateer Chickamauga, then to the privateer Alexander; captured by the American Consul at Nassau; honorably discharged at Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1865; resided as a sailor, in 1880, with his wife, Henrietta, and four sons (eldest son born 1869) at Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida; listed as a member of Camp Tom Moore No. 556, United Confederate Veterans, at Franklin County, in 1907; may have also been related to Amos R. Sharitt and George E. Sharitt, both listed below. [ORN 1, 17, 700 & 2, 1, 283; Florida Confederate Pension File No. A07250; 1880 U.S. Census; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 575.]

Amos R. Sharitt (surname also shown as Shannett, Sharret and Sharit), born March 12, 1842, Orange County, New York; resided in Florida since 1850; enlisted, 1861, at Apalachicola, Florida, in company B, 1st Florida Infantry; wounded in the left shoulder at the battle of Santa Rosa Island, Florida, October 8, 1861; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date, and served, as ordinary seaman, on the CSS Chattahoochee, as ship's corporal on the CSS Savannah and the CSS Columbia (rated ship's corporal on the CSS Columbia from January 1, 1865); transferred to the Richmond station on January 22, 1865; captured in 1865 at Drewry's Bluff, James River, Virginia; sent for incarceration at Washington, D.C., where he was released shortly after; married Mary Ann Pearson, at Apalachicola, December 15, 1867; member of Camp Tom Moore No. 556, United Confederate Veterans, Franklin County, Florida, 1907; died at Franklin County, March 7, 1925; brother of George E. Sharitt, listed below. [ORN 2, 1, 304; Florida Confederate Pension file number A04993; CSS Chattahoochee Muster Roll; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 268 and 270-271.]

George Edward Sharitt (surname also shown as Shannett and Sharit), born February 13, 1837, Orange County, New York; resided in Florida since 1850; enlisted, 1861, at Apalachicola, Florida, in captain Thigpen's company of cavalry; transferred, 1862, to the Confederate States Navy; served as ordinary seaman on the CSS Chattahoochee; later as officer's cook on the CSS Savannah; then on the ram CSS Columbia, at Charleston harbor; after the Columbia was wrecked, transferred, on January 22, 1865, to Fort Darien, at Drewry's Bluff, James River, Virginia; captured by the Union Army and sent for incarceration to Washington, D.C., where he was later released, at the close of the war; employed post war as a pilot on a steamboat; married Margaret Hayden at Baldwin County, Alabama, June 6, 1867; died at Pensacola, Florida, October 7, 1908; brother of Amos R. Sharitt, listed above. [ORN 2, 1, 304; Florida Confederate Pension file number A00782; CSS Chattahoochee Muster Roll; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 270 - 271.]

J. J. Sharkey, appointed, by paymaster John W. Nixon, as paymaster's clerk of the receiving ship St. Phillip, at New Orleans, on February 7, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 811.]

Richard Sharkey, served as seaman at the New Orleans station, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 76.]

William Sharkey, originally served, in 1861, as captain of forecastle on the cruiser CSS Sumter, and later, in 1862, as captain of forecastle aboard the cruiser CSS Florida; later re-shipped as seaman (rated as quartermaster from January 2, 1864) aboard the cruiser CSS Florida, 1863-1864. [ORN 1, 1, 767 and 1, 2, 661; CSS Sumter Muster Roll; Florida Medical Journal, entry dated July 5, 1864; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 362 and 390.]

John W. Sharp, resided in Orange County, North Carolina; occupation, farmer; enlisted at Orange County, March 11, 1862, aged 27, as private, 2nd company G, 3rd Regiment North Carolina Artillery; transferred to company E, 13th Battalion North Carolina Light Artillery, November 4, 1863; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, May 25, 1864, and served as landsman aboard the CSS Neuse, North Carolina, in 1864; paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, May 14, 1865. [NCT 1, 451 & 592; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 1232; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

Tilman Sharp
, private, Confederate States Marine Corps; stationed aboard CSS Savannah, Georgia; transferred to Richmond, Virginia, no dates shown. [ORN 2, 1, 316.]

William Sharp, born Virginia; son of Willoughby Sharp; original service in the United States Navy, from September 9, 1841; name stricken from the rolls of the United States Navy, April 17, 1861; served in the Virginia State Navy, early 1861, at Portsmouth, Virginia; entered the Confederate States Navy, June 10, 1861, as 1st lieutenant; captured at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, August, 1861; sent to Fort Columbus for two months, then to Fort Warren, then aboard the USS North Carolina and the USS Congress, as prisoner of war, before being released, December, 1861; later on the Richmond station, and the James River Squadron, 1861 - 1863; commanded the CSS Beaufort, James River, Virginia, 1862-1863; served on the Wilmington station, North Carolina, and commanded the CSS Neuse, 1864; later returned to the Richmond Station, and served aboard the CSS Patrick Henry, 1865; died at Norfolk, Virginia, on Tuesday October 4, 1910, aged 85 years. [ORN 1, 6, 747-749; 1, 9, 798 and 2, 1, 321 & 323; ORA 1, 4; Register1863; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated April 29, 1861 and May 31, 1861; Scharf 193; New York Times dated Sunday, October 9, 1910; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XF - Fuel and Water, Coal and Wood for ships, page 624; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XF - Fuel and Water - Water for ships, page 976.]

Andrew Jackson Sharpe
, see Andrew Jackson Spark.

J.T. Sharpe, landsman, Confederate States Navy; attached as private to company A, Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. [M1091.]

R. H. Sharpless, served as landsman aboard the CSS Morgan, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Nanna Hubba Bluff, Tombigbee River, Alabama, on May 10, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 1216 - 1218.]

S. J. Sharpless, served as ship's corporal aboard the CSS Morgan, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Nanna Hubba Bluff, Tombigbee River, Alabama, on May 10, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 1216 - 1218.]

Benjamin Sharth, see Benjamin Rook Sharit.

Jacob Shaver, see Jacob Schaver.

Jacob Shavor
, private, Confederate States Marine Corps, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1862. [ORN 2, 1, 310.]

Alexander Shaw, seaman, steam sloop CSS McRae, (operated in the lower Mississippi River, Louisiana, area); served July - November, 1861. [ORN 2, 1, 291; DANFS.]

Augustus Shaw, born Germany, resided in New Orleans, Louisiana; pre-war occupation, blacksmith; marital status, single; enlisted at Camp Moore, Louisiana, June 4, 1861, aged 24, as private, company E, 6th Louisiana Infantry; deserted, August 20, 1862, and assumed to have enlisted in the Navy. [Booth 3, 529.]

Frank Shaw
, served as seaman aboard the Confederate States schooner, Dodge, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 289.]

H. B. Shaw, served as acting paymaster of the gunboat General Polk (formerly known as the Howard), New Orleans, 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file A - Naval ships: Design, construction, etc. - AC - Construction; New Orleans, page 261.]

Henry Shaw, served as seaman at the New Orleans station, 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 58-59.]

Robert Shaw, served in the Confederate States Navy; resided, post war, at Galveston,Texas; enrolled as a member of Camp Magruder No. 105, United Confederate Veterans of Galveston,Texas, in March, 1892. [Galveston Daily News (Houston, Texas) dated March 27, 1892, page 6.]

Thomas Shaw, born Ireland, about 1831; served as 1st class fireman at the New Orleans station, 1861, and aboard the CSS Jackson, 1862; later served, in 1862, aboard the CSS Palmetto State, Charleston station; died of pneumonia on December 8, 1862. [St. Philip; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 38 and 243.]

William Shaw, served in the Confederate States Marine Corps, and in the Marine Guard aboard the CSS Resolute, in 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 371.]

William N. Shaw, originally served as private, company H, 8th Texas Cavalry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date (see next entry, which may be the same person). [Civil War Service Records.]

William Nelson Shaw (middle initial incorrectly shown, in Register1863, as W.), born Texas; resident of Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas; appointed acting midshipman 4th class, Confederate States Navy, August 15, 1861; arrived at Galveston, Texas, on November 15, 1861, and assigned to duty aboard the steamer Colonel Stell; went aboard the Confederate States cutter H. Dodge, April 12, 1862; also served aboard the CSS General Rusk; then sent as a guard, into the interior of Galveston, October 10, 1862; sent home on leave, for his health, in April, 1863; served aboard the CSS Patrick Henry, 1863 - 1864; appointed passed midshipman in the Provisional Navy of the Confederate States, July 30, 1864; served aboard the ironclad sloop CSS North Carolina, and also aboard the CSS Olustee, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1864, and aboard the CSS Columbia, Charleston station, 1865; transferred to the Richmond station on January 22, 1865; paroled at Alexandria, Louisiana, June 3, 1865 (see previous entry, which may be the same person). [Texas in the War, 1861-1865, page 58; ORN 1, 16, 866; 1, 18, 825 & 829; 1, 20, 812; 1, 27, 231 and 2, 1, 296 & 319; Register1863; Register1864; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 270 - 271; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 848; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 381.]

George H. Shawhan, indicated to have been a midshipman in the Confederate States Navy, though there is no further verification in other official sources; surrendered and paroled at Richmond, Virginia, April 15, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

Alex. Shaws, seaman, CSS McRae, 1861. [St. Philip.]

Michael Shay, ordinary seaman, ironclad ram CSS Palmetto State, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 1863 - 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 298.]

Daniel Shea, coal heaver, Confederate States Navy; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and exchanged. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 554.]

J.C. Shea, served in Confederate States Navy; buried at Charleston Port Society Cemetery, on Ashley River, Charleston. [Name and service status inscribed on granite monument unveiled December 10, 1922, by the Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston, South Carolina.]

James Shea, served as seaman aboard Launch No. 4, New Orleans station, 1861; arrested as a deserter by New Orleans police constable D. Kenney, and turned over to the Naval authorities aboard the receiving vessel St. Phillip, on April 5, 1862, and for which Kenney received a reward of $10. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 51; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 434.]

James Shea, seaman, side wheeled gunboat CSS Morgan, Mobile Squadron, Alabama, 1863 - 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 293.]

Richard Shea, served at the New Orleans station; arrested as a deserter at New Orleans, by corporal James McLaughlin, of the New Orleans police, and turned over to the Naval authorities on April 23, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 440.]

William Shea, originally served as private, company B, 2nd Battalion, Alabama Light Artillery; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, at an unspecified date (see also, entry for William P. Shai, and the next entry, who may be the same person). [Civil War Service Records.]

William R. Shea (surname also shown as Shed), served as servant/boy aboard the CSS Selma or the CSS Tennessee, captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and sent aboard the USS Ossipee, as prisoner of war; sent aboard the Cowslip, August 11, 1864, to Pensacola, Florida; released and sent to Richmond from City Point, Virginia, October 18, 1864, after being exchanged. [ORN 1, 21, 841 - 842; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated October 20, 1864.]

Mathew Shean, Boy, CSS Georgia; shipped from the prize vessel, Dictator, in April, 1863. [ORN 1, 2, 812.]

Thomas Shean, served as coal heaver aboard the CSS Morgan, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Nanna Hubba Bluff, Tombigbee River, Alabama, on May 10, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 1216 - 1218.]

James W. Shearer, enlisted by lieutenant Venable, at Richmond, Virginia, on July 26, 1864, to serve in company A of the Confederate States Marine Corps. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 462 and 468; ORN 2, 1, 314.]

James S. Shearman, of Centre Cross, Essex County, Virginia; appointed acting midshipman in the Confederate States Navy, on November 8, 1864, and ordered to report to lieutenant William H. Parker aboard the CSS Patrick Henry, for duty. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 383.]

Daniel Sheehan, private, Confederate States Marine Corps, side wheeled gunboat CSS Morgan, Mobile Squadron, Alabama, 1863 - 1864. [ORN 2, 1, 293.]

John Sheehan, 1st, seaman, ironclad floating battery CSS Georgia (also known as the State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram), Savannah, Georgia, 1864; transferred, at an unspecified date, to the CSS Chicora, Charleston squadron. [ORN 2, 1, 286; DANFS; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 716.]

John Sheehan, 2nd, served as ordinary seaman aboard the ironclad floating battery CSS Georgia (also known as the State of Georgia and Ladies' Ram), Savannah, Georgia, aboard which he had reported for duty on October 19, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 286; DANFS; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 519-523.]

John D. Sheehan, born Ireland; aged 40 (in 1863); enlisted as private, company C, 13th Battalion, Georgia Infantry, September 26, 1862; transferred to company B, 63rd Georgia Infantry, December, 1862; then to the Navy Station, by order of General Mercer, in the same month; served as landsman and seaman, CSS Atlanta, 1862- 1863; captured aboard that vessel at Wassaw Sound, June 17, 1863; paroled at Norfolk, Virginia, June 29, 1863; muster roll and a Naval document of the floating battery CSS Georgia, Savannah squadron indicate that he also served aboard that vessel in 1863; later served in company F of the Confederate States Marine Corps, at Mobile, Alabama, in 1864; served in the marine guard aboard the CSS Olustee, Wilmington station, 1864; later in company B of the Corps; served at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, 1864; captured at Fort Fisher, North Carolina, January 15, 1865; released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 6, 1865. [Atlanta Medical Journal, see entries for Wednesday, December 3, 1862, and Thursday, January 15, 1863; ORN 1, 14, 268 & 2, 1, 275, 286 & 314; Georgia Rosters 6, 403; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 519-523 and 1072; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 850.]

Thomas Sheehan, previously served as Private in Company D, 4th Louisiana Infantry; transferred to Confederate States Navy at Mobile, Alabama, March 26, 1864. [Information supplied by Arthur Bergeron, Louisiana.]

James M. Sheffield, born Henry County, Virginia, 1827; resided in, as a tobacconist, and enlisted at Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, June 23, 1861, aged 34, as private, company B, 13th Regiment North Carolina Troops; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, February 15, 1862, for duty on board the Merrimac (CSS Virginia); served as landsman on that vessel; died 1895, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina. [NCT 5, 306; ORN 2, 1, 309; John E. Ellis.]

L. Sheffield, originally served as private, company A, 1st Texas Heavy Artillery; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

S. Sheffield, Ordinary Seaman, CSS Webb, April, 1865. [ORN 1, 22, 170.]

James D. Sheib (surname is also shown as Shief), served as landsman aboard the CSS Selma, 1864; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; held as a prisoner of war aboard the USS Lackawanna, at Mobile Bay, August 7, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., A - A.W. Baker - U.S.S. Minnesota, page 464; Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 553.]

Benjamin F. Shelby, squadron quartermaster, CSS Chicora, Charleston squadron, 1863. [ORN 1, 13, 620.]

Daniel Sheldon, private, Confederate States Marine Corps; served aboard the side wheeled steamer CSS Sampson, Savannah, Georgia, 1863 (see next entry, which may be the same person). [ORN 2, 1, 304; DANFS.]

Daniel W. Sheldon, served as a private in company E, Confederate States Marine Corps; enlisted Mobile, Alabama, November 6, 1862; captured aboard the CSS Atlanta, Wassaw Sound, June 17, 1863; later served aboard the floating battery CSS Georgia, Savannah squadron, in 1863; died January 6, 1864; buried Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia, the next day. [Confederate Burials, 70; ORN 1, 14, 268; Daily News and Herald (Savannah, Georgia) dated May 19, 1866; Honeycutt; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 519-523.]

Benjamin F. Shelly (middle initial also shown as J.), born South Carolina; served as quartermaster at the Richmond station, 1862; captured, at the evacuation of Morris Island, South Carolina, by Union forces, on the night of September 7, 1863, but escaped and was sent aboard the CSS Chicora, Charleston station, in November, 1863; appointed master not in line of promotion, November 19, 1863; served on the Charleston station, and later aboard the CSS Albemarle, 1864; highly commended and recommended for promotion, by commander James W. Cooke of the CSS Albemarle, for his part in the attack on Plymouth, North Carolina, April 20, 1864; Battery Buchanan, Fort Fisher, North Carolina, November, 1864; also served as seaman aboard the side wheeled steamer CSS Patrick Henry, James River, Virginia. [ORN 1, 9, 657; 1, 10, 718; 1, 11, 772 and 2, 1, 274 & 301; Register1864; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 248 and 493.]

B.C. Shelton, see B.C. Skelton.

John R. Shelton, served as seaman aboard the floating battery CSS Georgia, Savannah squadron, in 1863. [ORN 1, 14, 715; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 519-523.]

William C. Shelton, originally served as private, company E, 23rd Virginia Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

John T. Shenessy, appointed captain's clerk in the Confederate States Navy, at New Orleans, aboard the CSS Jackson, on April 2, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 813.]

William Shepardson (surname also shown as Sheppardson and Shepperdson), born Alabama; previous service as assistant surgeon of the 5th Virginia Cavalry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, as assistant surgeon, March 26, 1863; served on the CSS Arctic, 1863 and the steam gunboat CSS Raleigh, Wilmington station, North Carolina, and later on special service, 1863 - 1864; involved in the capture of the USS Satellite and the USS Reliance, off Windmill Point, Rappahannock River, Virginia, on August 23, 1863; detached from the batteries at Drewry's Bluff, James River, on September 23, 1863, and was ordered to proceed to Wilmington, North Carolina, to await further orders; sent to Canada and Bermuda, by authority of the Confederate government, and was involved in the Johnson's Island expedition, late 1863; travelled from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Bermuda, aboard the steamer Alpha, in December, 1863; appointed assistant surgeon, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864; also indicated to have served aboard the CSS Tallahassee, 1864. [ORN 1, 2, 824 and 2, 1, 275, 301 & 323; JCC 4, 123; Register1864; ADAH; Confederate Veteran magazine, volume XVIII, no. 9 (1910), page 446; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XZ - Prizes, prize money, etc., Distribution of prize money - Miscellaneous, pages 30-32; Confederate Navy subject file O - Operations of Naval ships and fleet units; OM - Routine Operations; CSS Atlanta - Miscellaneous, pages 439 - 451 and 535.]

John Shephard, Quartermaster, captured at Arkansas Post, January 12, 1863. [ORN 1, 24, 117.]

Thomas Shephard, originally served as private, company D, 3rd (Palmetto) Battalion, South Carolina Light Artillery; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

Alexander Shepherd, born Scotland, about 1833; occupation, sailor; originally enlisted at Richmond, Virginia, June 12, 1861, at private, company I, 8th Alabama Regiment; served at Chancellorsville, May, 1863, Gettysburg, where he was captured, July 3rd, 1863; after his return to the Confederate Army, he was transferred, at an unknown date, to the Confederate States Navy; after the war he resided at Mobile, Alabama; see also, entry for Alex Shepperd, who may be the same person. [ADAH.]

Christopher Shepherd
, Landsman, CSS Selma, was one of the wounded prisoners taken in Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; sent aboard the USS Port Royal, and died the same day; and was buried in the Bay. [ORN 1, 21, 578 and 844.]

Edward Shepherd, served as a landsman in the Confederate States Navy; paroled at Salisbury, North Carolina, May 15, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

John F. Shepherd
, born Pennsylvania; pre-war occupation, seaman; resided in, and enlisted at New Hanover County, North Carolina, December 9, 1861, aged 28, as private, company F, 3rd Regiment North Carolina State Troops; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, February 20, 1862. [NCT 3, 552.]

---- Sheppard, served as a clerk in the Navy Department at Richmond, Virginia, March, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file, V - Governmental relationships, VA - Administration, etc., Miscellaneous, page 27.]

George W. Sheppard, born 1834; enlisted July 25, 1861, at Apalachicola, Florida, in Company B, Fourth Florida Infantry; transferred to Confederate States Navy, December 12, 1862, and sent from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to Saffold, Georgia, in January, 1863, for service as quartermaster on CSS Chattahoochee. [Hartman's Florida Rosters, 1, 383; CSS Chattahoochee Muster Roll; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 246.]

Harvey Sheppard, originally served as clerk aboard the steamer Fingal, 1862; shipped, on May 21, 1863, as paymaster's clerk aboard the CSS Isondiga, Savannah squadron, and also aboard the CSS Georgia, Savannah squadron, on November 22, 1862; also served as assistant to assistant paymaster D.C. Seymour, 1864; in an incident aboard the CSS Isondiga, on May 26, 1864, when Seymour and Sheppard had gone aboard that vessel to pay off the crew, Sheppard was caught in the middle of a heated argument between the commander of the vessel, J.S. Kennard, and paymaster Seymour; appointed acting master's mate, at Savannah, on June 27, 1864; Sheppard was transferred, in 1864, to the Wilmington station. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NJ- Discipline (minor); Miscellaneous, page 10; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XO - Clothing and Food, Clothing and Provisions (January - June, 1862), page 730; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 748 and 1005; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, pages 385 and 815.]

Jack Sheppard, served as coal heaver aboard the CSS Tuscaloosa, Mobile station, 1863; deserted about October, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 315.]

John F. Sheppard, resided in, and enlisted at Beaufort County, North Carolina, May 10, 1861, aged 27, as private, company I, 3rd Regiment North Carolina State Troops; transferred, at Lynchburg, Virginia, to the Confederate States Navy, February 20, 1862. [NCT 3, 586; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NR - Recruiting and Enlistments, shipping articles; Miscellaneous, page 301.]

John Sheppard, served as seaman at the New Orleans station, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, pages 123 - 124.]

William Sheppard, landsman, CSS Chattahoochee, 1863; later served as ordinary seaman on CSS Savannah. [ORN 2, 1, 304; CSS Chattahoochee Muster Roll.]

William Sheppard, served as ordinary seaman in the Confederate States Navy, 1863; deserted about October, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling, Miscellaneous, page 318.]

William Sheppardson, see William Shepardson.

Alex Shepperd, ship's cook (or corporal?), ironclad steam sloop CSS Virginia II, James River, Virginia, 1864 - 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 312.]

Edwin Shepperd, served as seaman aboard Launch No. 6, New Orleans station, 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 49.]

Francis Edgar Shepperd, born North Carolina; son of Augustin Shepperd, congressman from Forsyth district, North Carolina; original service in the United States Navy, from October 16, 1849; appointed 1st lieutenant, Confederate States Navy, July 15, 1861; served on the New Orleans station, 1861; commanded CSS Mobile, New Orleans station, 1861; Mississippi defenses, and at Yazoo City, 1862; later commanded Jackson station, 1862 - 1863; commanded the CSS Palmetto State, Charleston station, in early 1863; also held the rank of executive officer aboard the CSS Charleston, later in 1863; appointed 1st lieutenant, Provisional Navy, to rank from January 6, 1864; served on the CSS Fredericksburg, James River, Virginia, 1864; later transferred to command of the CSS Virginia II, October, 1864; then served on the CSS Hampton, 1864; post war residence in Georgetown, District of Columbia, where he died, December, 1887. [ORN 1, 10, 632, 765 & 772; 1, 11, 788 and 2, 1, 318 & 320; ORA 1, 24/1; Register1863; JCC 4, 121; some correspondence also held at the John Kirkwood Mitchell collection, Virginia Historical Society; News and Observer (North Carolina) dated December 30, 1887; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XA - Accounting and finance, Miscellaneous, page 255; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XF - Fuel and Water - Water for ships, page 174; Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XN- Naval stores afloat, Accounts for expenditures, page 519.]

Julion Sherbet
, see Jules Chabert.

Michael Sheridan served in Captain Hay's company of the Confederate Marine Corps. He died on September 16, 1861, and is buried at Soldier's Rest, Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee. [From details shown at Internet site CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS AND VETERANS BURIED IN SOLDIER'S REST, ELMWOOD CEMETERY, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE at URL: http://www.people.memphis.edu/~jcothern/soldrest.htm]

Thomas Sheridan, ordinary seaman, Confederate States Navy; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864, and exchanged. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., Mississippi Squadron-Miscellaneous, page 553.]

Thomas Sheridan, served as landsman aboard the CSS Morgan, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Nanna Hubba Bluff, Tombigbee River, Alabama, on May 10, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 1216 - 1218.]

Thomas James Sheridan, born Mobile, Alabama, May 12, 1844; originally enlisted, October 13, 1861, at Mobile, Alabama, as private, company D, 21st Alabama Infantry; served until the bombardment of Fort Powell at Mobile, then transferred, as landsman, to the Confederate States Navy; served aboard the CSS Tennessee, 1864; paroled May 15, 1865, at Moscow, Marengo County, Alabama; shown as a resident of Mobile, Alabama, in 1907-08. [Census or Enumeration of Confederate Soldiers Residing in Alabama, in 1907 at Ancestry.com.]

W. Sheridan, landsman, CSS Macon, 1865. [CSS Macon Rolls.]

Benjamin R. Sheriff, quarter gunner, served aboard the ironclad ram CSS Virginia, and was involved in the action at Hampton Roads, Virginia, March 8 - 9, 1862; later served as ship's steward on the ironclad ram CSS Palmetto State, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 1863 - 1864; shown residing, in 1907, at Baltimore, Maryland. [ORN 2, 1, 298 & 310; Times Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated June 30, 1907, page 2.]

Charles Sherman, served aboard the CSS Huntsville; paroled at Mobile, Alabama, April 24, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

H. Sherman, Captain, commanded CSS Mosher, April, 1862. [ORN 1, 18, 249.]

Moses O. Sherrill, born Catawba County, North Carolina; resided in Cabarrus County, as a farmer, prior to enlisting there, September 13, 1861, aged 28, as private, company C, 33rd Regiment North Carolina Troops; wounded in the right thigh at Fredericksburg, Virginia, on or about December 13, 1862; transferred to the Confederate States Navy on or about April 16, 1864. [NCT 9, 157.]

William Sherrod, appointed acting 3rd assistant engineer in the Confederate States Navy, at New Orleans, on March 29, 1862; served aboard the CSS Bienville, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 386.]

Buck L. Sherron (surname also shown as Sherrin), born North Carolina, 1829; served in the Confederate States Navy; resided as a farmer, in 1880, with his wife Sally K. Sherrin, and six children (eldest child born 1855) at Dutchville, Granville County, North Carolina; applied for a post war Confederate pension from Granville County, North Carolina. [NC State Archives; 1880 U.S. Census.]

George Sherwood, served as seaman aboard the Confederate States schooner, Dodge, in 1861. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 289.]

Herman C. Shewmake, resident of Burke County, Georgia; appointed acting midshipman in the Confederate States Navy, December 23, 1864, and ordered to report to lieutenant William H. Parker, aboard the school ship Patrick Henry, James River, for duty; died of typhoid, at the Naval Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, March 23rd or 24th, 1865; buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. [Tom Brooks; Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia) dated March 28, 1865; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, page 388.]

John Shick, Seaman, CSS Selma, wounded in action, Mobile Bay, Alabama, August 5, 1864. [ORN 1, 21, 579.]

James D. Shief, see James D. Sheib.

Frederick R. Shields, shipped as a landsman in the Confederate States Navy, for three years or the war, aboard the CSS Missouri, on February 18, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NR - Recruiting and Enlistments, shipping articles; Miscellaneous, page 388.]

H.W. Shields, served in Confederate States Navy; buried at Charleston Port Society Cemetery, on Ashley River, Charleston. [Name and service status inscribed on granite monument unveiled December 10, 1922, by the Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston, South Carolina.]

J. P. Shields, served as landsman aboard the CSS Tennessee, 1864; captured at Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; held as a prisoner of war aboard the USS Lackawanna, at Mobile Bay, August 7, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file, R - Prisoners and Prisons, RB - Prisoner of War rolls.., A - A.W. Baker - U.S.S. Minnesota, page 463.]

James Shields, born England (birthplace also shown as Louisiana); aged 23 or 33 ; seaman, Launch No. 1, 1862. [St. Philip.]

James Shields, served as coal heaver at the New Orleans station, in 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 110.]

John Shields, served as landsman aboard the CSS Morgan, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Nanna Hubba Bluff, Tombigbee River, Alabama, on May 10, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 1216 - 1218.]

Michael Shields, Seaman, CSS Alabama, 1862-4; captured by USS Kearsarge, June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France. [William Marvel.]

Adam Shilland, Fireman, CSS Alabama; born in Liverpool; missing in action, June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France, presumed drowned. [William Marvel.]

J.F. Ship, Landsman, shipped aboard CSS Chattahoochee, May 4, 1864. [ORN 1, 17, 701.]

John Herman Shipke, born January 22, 1841, in Neisse County, Prussia; immigrated to the United States in 1850; resided in Florida since 1861; citizen of Florida since 1873; served as seaman in Captain A.B. Noyes company of Coast Guards, enrolled at St. Marks, Florida, October, 1861; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, at St. Marks, Florida, in May, 1862, and served aboard CSS Spray, as 1st class fireman; paroled at St. Marks, May 12, 1865 married Sarah A. Faircloth in Wakulla County, Florida, on January 25, 1865; mustered out May, 1865; resided as a house carpenter, in 1870, at Wakulla County, and as a millwright, in 1900, at Franklin County; died August 22, 1910, at Franklin County, Florida; buried at the Magnolia Cemetery, Apalachicola, Florida. [Soldiers of Florida, 52 & 317; John E. Ellis; 1870 U.S. Census; 1900 U.S. Census; Florida Confederate Pension File No. A 01173; see also, internet web site Confederate Veterans Interred at Magnolia Cemetery, Apalachicola, Florida at http://mailer.fsu.edu/~rthompso/mag_vets.html; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

J.H. Shiple, see John Herman Shipke.

Walter Shipley, had served as a pilot on the Ruby; appointed as 2nd class pilot on the CSS Albemarle, July, 1864; also indicated to have served as 1st class fireman aboard the CSS Roanoke, 1864. [ORN 1, 10, 718 and 2, 1, 274; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 542.]

G.P. Shipp, landsman, CSS Chattahoochee, April - June, 1864 (see also entry for George F. Shipp, below, which may be the same person). [ORN 2, 1, 283.]

George Shipp, originally served as private, company G, 16th Virginia Infantry; transferred to the Confederate States Navy at an unspecified date. [Civil War Service Records.]

George F. Shipp, born April 7, 1839, in Lincoln County, Georgia; enlisted at Sumpter County, Georgia, in 1861, as Private in Company I, 1st Regiment Georgia Regulars, April, 1861; transferred to Confederate States Navy, May 2, 1864; (Georgia Rosters source indicates that he deserted to Union forces at Washington, DC, April 10, 1865; took Oath of Allegiance, however he was on the pension roll for Georgia); post war occupation, laborer; married, 1892 (1900 U.S. Census indicates this was the year of marriage, but this may be incorrect, when compared to the age of his two sons); resided, as a contractor, in 1900, with his wife, Catherine, and two sons, at Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia. [Georgia Rosters, 1, 356; Georgia Confederate Pension file for George F. Shipp, Muscogee County; 1900 U.S. Census.]

George L. Shipp, served aboard the CSS Indian Chief; deserted to the Union lines, January 6, 1864. [ORN 1, 15, 229 -232.]

J. W. Shippey, appointed clerk for the Navy agency at the Savannah Naval station on July 26, 1862; accepted the appointment, and travelled from Greenville, Alabama, to Savannah, Georgia, between August 1 and August 10, 1862, to report for duty; also served as writer for the packing depot at Albany, Georgia, in June, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (L - Z) - Revoked commissions, pages 817 - 818; Confederate Navy subject file P - Bases, Naval (including Navy Yards and Stations; PB - Administration of stations; Albany - Charlotte, page 4.]

W. Frank Shippey, Acting Master, commanded CSS Roanoke, May, 1864; CSS Virginia, February, 1865. [ORN 1, 10, 592 & 632 and 1, 12, 187.]

James Shirreff, second assistant engineer, CSS Rappahannock, May 16, 1864. [CSS Rappahannock Muster Roll.]

J. W. Shoemaker, served as landsman aboard the receiving vessel, CSS Indian Chief, about 1864 [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 765-766.]

Charles W. Shokes, born South Carolina, 1843; son of Frances Shokes (mother); resident of Charleston, South Carolina; served as landsman, CSS Patrick Henry, 1861-1862; discharged about August, 1862; after his discharge he worked in Richmond, Virginia, as hospital assistant; his mother also resided in Charleston; later employed as a tinner in Charleston; resided, in 1880, with his wife Cecilia, and two sons, at Charleston; in 1889 - 1890, shown to be employed as a book keeper at the Planters' Rice Mill, Charleston. [Weber; ORN 2, 1, 301; 1860 U.S. Census; 1880 U.S. Census; some additional data from the Charleston City Directory, 1889 - 1890.]

William H. Sholar, born New Hanover County, North Carolina; pre-war occupation, mason; enlisted at Cumberland County, North Carolina, March 18, 1864, aged 30, in the Confederate States Navy. [CSN Shipping Articles.]

Jacob Short, served as landsman aboard the CSS Livingstone, in 1862; rated as ship's cook from January 18, 1862. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 960.]

Pat. Short, served as landsman aboard the CSS Juno, 1863, and was involved in the capture of the 1st launch of the USS Wabash, off Charleston, South Carolina, on the night of August 6, 1863. [Confederate Navy subject file, X - Supplies, XZ - Prizes, prize money, etc., Distribution of Prize Money - Miscellaneous, page 20.]

John A. Showalter (surname also shown as Showater), resident of Augusta County, Georgia; served as ordinary seaman aboard the CSS North Carolina; later seaman aboard the CSS Tallahassee, 1864, and also aboard the CSS Columbia, Charleston station, 1865; transferred to the Richmond station on January 22, 1865; paroled at Staunton, Virginia, May 1, 1865. [ORN 2, 1, 294, 296 and 307; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 270 - 271; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 849; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; Lists and Registers, page 668.]

John Shroeder, see John Schroeder.

M.L. Shropshire
, Acting First Assistant Engineer, paroled at Nunna Hubba Bluff, Alabama, May 10, 1865. [Porter's Naval History, 785.]

Thomas Shrouder, resident of Liverpool, England; occupation, leading stoker; shipped aboard the CSS Rappahannock, at Calais, France, in February, 1864; deserted March 27, 1864. [Alabama Claims 2, 751 and 753.]

L.E. Shruptrine, 1st class fireman, CSS Savannah, Savannah Squadron, Georgia, 1863. [ORN 2, 1, 304.]

George S. Shryock, resident of Kentucky; served as lieutenant aboard the CSS Seger, New Orleans station, in 1862, and aboard the CSS Palmetto State, Charleston squadron, 1863; executive officer, CSS Rappahannock, 1864; remained aboard the CSS Rappahannock, in August, 1864, after the majority of the officers and crew had been discharged or transferred, to look out for the public property on board; CSS Stonewall, 1865. [ORN 1, 3, 701 and 1, 13, 619; New York Herald Friday, May 12, 1865, page 1; CSS Rappahannock Muster Roll; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 789.]

Charles H. Shugars, resided in, and enlisted at Washington County, North Carolina, July 3, 1861, aged 19, as private, company G, 1st Regiment North Carolina State Troops; discharged from his regiment, February 3, 1862, on being transferred to the Confederate States Navy. [NCT 3, 220.]

Isaac L. Shugart, born North Carolina, about 1843; son of Caroline Shugart (father's name not shown); enlisted in Yadkin County, May 12, 1861, as private, company B, 21st North Carolina Troops; transferred to company A, 1st Battalion North Carolina Sharpshooters, April 26, 1862, as corporal; wounded in action at Hazel River, Virginia, August 22, 1862; transferred to the Confederate States Navy, April 19, 1864; married Emma Johnson, at Mount Airy township, North Carolina, January 1, 1876; resided as a farmer, in 1880, with his wife and four children, at Fall Creek, Yadkin County, North Carolina; died after 1910. [NCT 3, 75 & 6, 554; 1850 U.S. Census; 1880 U.S. Census; 1900 U.S. Census; 1910 U.S. Census; marriage data from the Indexed Register of Marriages, Surry County, North Carolina available at the Ancestry.com web site.]

James Shugart, recruited as landsman at the Naval rendezvous, Kinston, North Carolina, on May 2, 1864. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, page 955.]

David Shullenbaner, served as landsman aboard the CSS Arctic, 1863 and aboard the CSS North Carolina in 1864; deserted about April, 1864, but was apprehended and returned to the vessel. [ORN 2, 1, 276; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NZ - Desertions and straggling; Miscellaneous, page 26.]

August Shultz, see Augustus Schultz.

I.P. Shultz, served in Confederate States Navy; buried at Charleston Port Society Cemetery, on Ashley River, Charleston. [Name and service status inscribed on granite monument unveiled December 10, 1922, by the Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston, South Carolina.]

John F. Shuttles, served as landsman aboard the CSS Olustee, Wilmington station, 1864, and later aboard the CSS Columbia, Charleston station, 1865; transferred to the Richmond station on January 22, 1865. [Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS Alabama - CSS Neuse, pages 270 - 271; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NA - Complements, rolls, lists of persons, etc.; CSS New Orleans - Yorktown, page 849.]



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