Roster of the U.S.S. Southfield

Sunk April 19, 1864 at Plymouth, NC by the C.S.S. Ram Albemarle

Naval Historical Center website for the Southfield


We are interested in obtaining any records, photos, letters or diaries of these Sailors. Also interested in receiving family information and grave locations. Ship information, photos or drawings desired as well. Additions, corrections or comments are welcome. Please respond to Edward Boots.

Sailor information is listed by Name- Rank - Race (If other than White) - Service History

Index to Sailors with last names beginning with:

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

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ALBION or ALBERN, John - 3d Class Boy - Black.

ALLEN, John J. - Acting Master's Mate. Born in and enlisted from Rhode Island. Rated Acting Master's Mate 18 or 20 May 1863. Assigned to the Southfield in 1864. Resigned 22 Aug `64.

ANDERSON, Charles - Seaman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 7 Sept 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8071. Name also listed as Charles ANDREWS.

ARCHIBALD, Lewis - 1st Class Boy - Black.

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BARNES, Michael - Landsman. Born in Bertie Co., NC. Enlisted 27 May 63 at Plymouth, NC; a 20 year old Farmer. Served on the Southfield until it was sunk by the Albemarle. Served on the Whitehead until discharged 13 June 65.

BARTOW, Daniel - Ordinary Seaman - Black - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

BEARD, George - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 8 Oct 1864 at Richmond, VA. Delivered to Cox's Landing 16 Oct 1864.

BIGELOW, William T. - Quarter Gunner. Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 17 March 1865 at Annapolis, MD from "Rebel ill treatment".

BLACKNEY, Francis - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

BLANEY, William - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

BOQUET, Lucien - Cook - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

BOSTER, Dick - Coal Heaver & 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in NC. Enlisted 27 May `62 at Plymouth, NC, a 25 year old Farmer. First served on the Miami. Transferred 1 Oct `63 to the Southfield. Served on the Southfield until it was sunk and then transferred back to the Miami.

BRADLEY, John - Landsman - Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 3 July 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 2919.

BROWN, George W. - Paymaster's Clerk - Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC after the sinking of the Southfield. Exchanged 18 Oct 1864 at Aiken's Landing, VA.

BROWN, James - Ordinary Seaman.

BROWN, Robert - Ordinary Seaman - Absent on detached service during Battle of Plymouth, NC.

BROWN, Sharper - Coal Heaver - Black - Born about 1829 in Norton Co., NC. Enlisted 27 May 62 at Plymouth, NC; a 32 year old Farmer. Lived in Lees Mills, Washington Co., NC after the war.

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CALLAHAN, John - Seaman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

CAMPBELL, Carter - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Charles City, VA. Enlisted 17 June 62 in VA; a 21 year old Farmhand. As the Southfield sank on 19 April 64, he escaped in a small boat and was picked up by the Ceres.

CAMPBELL, Walter - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

CANNON, James - Ordinary Seaman.

CLARK, Benjamin - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Halifax, NC. Enlisted 27 May 63 at Plymouth, NC; a 27 year old Farmer.

COLLINS, Thomas - Ordinary Seaman - Captured 19 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 10 or 19 Aug 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 6201.

CONANT, Calvin L. - Pay Steward - Born About 1839 in NY, the son of Isaac & Abigail Contant. Enlisted from Richland, Oswego Co., NY. Captured 19 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 18 June 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 2149. Listed as G. S. Conant.

CRAIG, Robert - Carpenter's Mate.

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DAW, Edward - Missing at the Battle of Plymouth, NC.

DEAN, George A. - Assistant Engineer - Rated Acting Assistant Engineer 6 Jan `64. Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Exchanged 18 Oct 1864 at Aiken's Landing, VA. Resigned 29 March `65.

DEMOTT, Daniel - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

DUGAN, James - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC. Possibly exchanged from Andersonville 5 April 65.

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EASTMAN, Elbert - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Gates Co., NC. Enlisted 19 Dec 63 at Roanoke Island, NC, a 14 year old Farmer & Laborer. 

ELLINGSWORTH, William H. - Ordinary Seaman - Born 1842 in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of William & Eliza Ellingsworth. Captured 19 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Held captive at Andersonville, GA. Exchanged 27 Sept 64 at Atlanta, GA. Paroled 8 Oct 1864 at Richmond, VA. Delivered 16 Oct 1864 to Cox's Landing.

ELLIS, George - Seaman

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FARR, Benjamin F. - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 8 Oct 1864 at Richmond, VA. Delivered 16 Oct 1864 to Cox's Landing. Possibly from Hulton, Allegheny Co., PA.

FARRAND, James B. - Acting 2nd Assistant Engineer. Enlisted 6 July 1862 from MI. Appointed 12 Nov `62 to Acting 2nd Assistant Engineer. On board the Southfield when it was sunk by the ram Albemarle. As the Southfield sank on 19 April 64, he escaped in a small boat and was picked up by the Ceres. Served later on the Union Ironclad Manhattan. Appointed 26 May `65 to Acting 1st Assistant Engineer. Honorably discharged 7 Oct 1868. Living in Port Huron, Saint Clair Co., MI in 1890.

FLETCHER, Frederick - 3d Class Boy - Black - Born in Perquimans Co., NC. Enlisted 12 Dec 63 at Roanoke Island, NC, a 14 year old 5 foot tall Farmer. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

FLYNN, Thomas - 1st Class Fireman.

FOLEY, Daniel - 2nd Class Fireman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 12 Aug 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 5419.

FREEMAN or FOREMAN, John - Ordinary Seaman.

FRENCH, Charles A. - Acting Volunteer Lieutenant. Born in and enlisted from Maine. Rated Acting Master 13 Aug `61. Promoted to Acting Volunteer Lieutenant with a mark of appreciation of gallantry 18 Dec `62. Assigned as Commanding officer of the USS Whitehead in 1864. In command of the U.S.S. Miami on May 5, 1864 during the Battle of Albemarle Sound against the Albemarle. Acting Volunteer Lieutenant-Commander on May 30, 1865. Honorably discharged on October 21, 1865.

FRICK, Charles -

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GASKELL or GASKIN, William - 1st Class Boy - Black.

GILMORE, Joseph E. - Ordinary Seaman - Born 1839 in Belfast, Waldo Co., ME the son of David & Eliza Gilmore. Enlisted 11 July `62 at Baltimore, MD; a 24 year old Mariner & Cook. Served on the Underwriter before being transferred to the Southfield. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

GOFF, William F. - Acting 2nd Assistant Engineer. Born in and a resident of Massachusetts. Rated Acting Second Assistant Engineer on February 24, 1863. Assigned to the North Atlantic Squadron in 1864. Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC after the sinking of the Southfield. Exchanged 18 Oct 1864 at Aikens Landing, VA. Resigned 21 March `65.

GORDON, Lewis - Ordinary Seaman.

GRAY, Henry - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Martin Co., NC. Enlisted 27 May `63 at Plymouth, NC; a 27 year old Farmer.

GREEN, H. M. - Landsman.

GREEN, Nathaniel C. - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 3 Aug 1864 of Scorbutus at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4605. Listed as G. C. Green.

GREGG, Robert - Seaman.

GROGAN, John R. - 2nd Class Fireman.

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HARRELL, George E. - Landsman - Born in Bertie Co., PA. Enlisted 13 June `62 at Plymouth, NC at age 18. Served on the Hunchback until transferred to the Southfield. During the engagement with the Albemarle on 19 April `64 he was wounded by gunshot. Transferred to the hospital.

HARRIS, Samuel - Landsman - Black - Born in Prince George Co., VA. Enlisted 4 June `62 in VA; a 25 year old Farmhand. Transferred to the Miami after the Southfield sunk.

HENDRICKS, George - Seaman. As the Southfield sank on 19 April 64, he escaped in a small boat and was picked up by the Ceres.

HERSCHAFT, James F. or T. - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

HIELD, Robert H. - Ordinary Seaman.

HILL, Robert - 2nd Class Boy - Black - Born in Bertie Co., NC. Enlisted 1 Feb 63 at Plymouth, NC; a 19 year old Slave. Served on the Commodore Perry until transferred to the Southfield. As the Southfield sank on 19 April 64, he escaped in a small boat and was picked up by the Ceres. Deserted 1 July 1864.

HUNTER, John - Seaman - Captured 19 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 30 May 1864 of Anasarca at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1469.

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JACKSON, Charles - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born at Newburgh, Orange Co., NY. Enlisted 27 May `63 at Plymouth, NC; a 21 year old Hostler. Later served on the John L. Lockwood.

JACKSON, W. C. - Surgeon's Steward

JOHNSON, Samuel - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Perquimans Co., NC. Enlisted 14 Feb 62 at Roanoke Island, NC; a 22 year old Slave. First served onboard the Hunchback before being transferred 1 Oct 63 to the Southfield. Transferred to the Miami after the Southfield sank.

JOHNSON, William - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 8 Oct 1864 at Richmond, VA. Delivered 16 Oct 1864 to Cox's Landing.

JONES, Charles - Officer's Steward - Black - Born Surry Co., VA. Enlisted 7 June `62 in VA; a 30 year old Farmhand. Transferred to the Miami after the Southfield sank.

JONES, Peter - 1st Class Boy - Black - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

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KELLEY, Thomas - Coal Heaver - Black - Born in Bertie Co., NC. Enlisted 27 May `63 at Plymouth, NC; a 21 year old Servant. Served on the Southfield until it was sunk. Transferred to the Commodore Barney.

KIMBALL, Solon W. - Landsman.

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LATHAM, Lewis - 3d Class Boy - Black - Born in Pitt Co., NC. Enlisted 11 Dec 63 at Washington, NC; a 15 year old Farmer. Also served on the Louisiana.

LEE, Samuel - Landsman - Black - Born in Elmira, NY. Enlisted 27 May 63 at Plymouth, NC; a 22 year old Boatman. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

LEWIS, Alexander - Coal Heaver - Black - Born in Prince George Co., VA. Enlisted 2 July `62 in VA; a 35 year old Farmhand. Transferred to the Miami after the Southfield sank.

LODY, John - Seaman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 31 Aug 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 7375.

LOVE, Henry M. - Paymaster's Clerk.

LUMOTT, Michael - 2nd Class Fireman.

LYNCH, Thomas - Cook.

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MAHONEY or MALONEY, Daniel - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 29 July 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4208. Name also listed as Daniel McHenry.

MATTHEWS, William C. - B. Mate - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 15 Aug 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 6825.

McDONALD, James - Seaman & Quarter Master.

McGRA, R. - Landsman. As the Southfield sank on 19 April 64, he escaped in a small boat and was picked up by the Ceres.

McGRAW, Patrick - Landsman.

McGREEN, Peter - Quarter Master

McKEENEY or McKENNA, Robert - Seaman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

McLAUGHLIN, Brian - 1st Class Fireman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 26 Aug 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 6917.

McLAUGHLIN, Eugene - 1st Class Fireman - Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 5 Aug 1864 of Dysentery at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4800.

MERRILL, Charles - Landsman.

MULHERN, John A. or D. - Ordinary Seaman - Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 13 Aug 1864 of Pneumonia at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 5485. Also listed as Mulheavie, Meldon & Muldoon.

MURPHY, James - Seaman.

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NELSON, Alexander - Gunner's Mate - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

NEWMAN, William B. - Acting  Master - Born in New York. Appointed to the Navy from the state of New York. Rated Master's Mate on October 12, 1861. Acting Master on February 3, 1862. Assigned to the USS Southfield in 1864. Captured 19 April 1864 at Plymouth, NC after the sinking of the Southfield. Reportedly fired the last shot at the Albemarle before the Southfield sank. Taken to Andersonville with the other prisoners, but due to being an officer, he was transferred to Camp Oglethorp, Macon, GA. He would eventually be transferred to Libby Prison, Richmond, VA. Exchanged 18 Oct 1864 at Aikens Landing, VA. Promoted to Ensign on March 12, 1868. Master on December 18, 1868. Lieutenant on March 21, 1870. Lieutenant-Commander on June 2, 1882. Commander on July 1, 1892. On the Retired List on November 9, 1896. Assigned to the USS Wachusett on the European Station in 1867, was "On return to the United States" in 1874, and was the Captain of the USS Ossipee on the Asiatic Station in 1885. Retired as a Captain in 1906. Further info from Bill Krause

NORCOM, James "Jim" - Landsman - Black - Born in Plymouth, NC. Enlisted 25 May `63 at Plymouth, NC, a 19 year old Farmhand. 

NORCOM, Willis - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Plymouth, NC. Enlisted 25 May `63 at Plymouth, NC, a 23 year old Farmhand. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

NURPHLEE, Phillip - 2nd Class Boy - Absent on detached service during Battle of Plymouth, NC.

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O'HEARN, John - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

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PALMER, Joseph - Seaman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

PARSONS, William T. - 2nd Class Boy - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

PEACOCK, John R. - Acting Ensign. Born 1827 in Maryland. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862 in Co. I, 6th MD Infantry. Mustered in as a Sgt. Transferred on March 3 (or 6), 1863 to the USS Southfield. After she sank, John was assigned to the Miami. His appointment as Acting Ensign was revoked on August 21, 1866. Died 26 July 1890 in Baltimore, MD. Buried in Section R, Grave 317, Loudon Park National Cemetery.

PERRY, Caleb H. - Landsman.

PIERCE, Charles - Landsman.

POYSHER, John C. - Coxwain - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

PRATT, George W. - Acting Master's Mate - Born about 1826 in England and was a resident of New York when he enlisted in 1861. Rated Acting Master's Mate on October 22, 1862. Assigned to the USS Southfield in 1864. Captured at Plymouth, NC after the sinking of the Southfield. Exchanged 18 Oct 1864 at Aikens Landing, VA. Assigned to the receiving ship USS Vermont at New York in 1867. Mustered out on May 1, 1869. Living in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY in 1890.

PRATT, William F. - Acting Master. As the Southfield sank on 19 April 64, he escaped in a small boat and was picked up by the Ceres.

PURSELL, P. H. - Acting Assistant Surgeon - Rated Acting Assistant Surgeon 2 Feb 1864. Wounded by gunshot at Plymouth, NC. Resigned on April 28, 1865.

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QUINLAN, John - B. Mate - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Exchanged Nov 1864.

QUINLESS, John - Landsman.

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REDDICK, Joseph - 1st Class Boy. Born in Bertie Co., NC. Enlisted 19 Dec `63 at Plymouth, NC; a 16 year old Farmer. Served on the Commodore Hull. Transferred 5 Feb `64 to the Southfield. Afterwards transferred to the Miami. Transferred May `65 to the Monticello. Discharged 30 June `65.

REED, Henry - 1st Class Boy - Black - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

REED, William - 1st Class Boy - Black.

REING, John - Seaman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

RICE, William Henry Harrison - Served from 1862 - 1863. Member of GAR, Post # 55 of N. Lamoine, ME.

RICHARDSON, Isaac - 3d Class Boy - Black - Born Elizabeth City, NC. Enlisted 9 Dec `63 at Roanoke Island, NC; a 15 year old Farmer. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

RODRIQUEZ, Antonio - Cook - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Exchanged Nov 1864.

RUSSELL, George - Ordinary Seaman.

RYAN, Michael - Coal Heaver.

RYAN, Robert H. - Acting 3d Assistant Engineer. Born in and a resident of New York. Rated Acting Third Assistant Engineer on December 22, 1862. Assigned to the USS Whitehead in 1864. Honorably discharged on November 11, 1865.

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SANDERS, William - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 8 Oct 1864 at Richmond, VA. Delivered 16 Oct 1864 to Cox's Landing.

SHANNON, James - 3d Class Boy- Black - Born in Pasquotank, NC. Enlisted 12 Dec `63 at Roanoke Island, NC; a 14 year old Farmer. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

SHARP, Burrill - Landsman - Black - Born in Perquimans Co., NC. Enlisted 1 June `62 on the Chowan River, NC; a 38 year old Slave. Served on the Hunchback before being transferred 1 Oct `63 to the Southfield. Missing after Plymouth, NC. Drowned according to pension.

SHARP, Joseph - 3d Class Boy - Born in Perquimans Co., NC. Enlisted 1 June `62 on the Chowan River, NC; a 13 year old Slave. Served on the Hunchback before being transferred 1 Oct `63 to the Southfield. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC. Captured according to pension. See also Charles White's pension.

SHARP, Samuel B. - Seaman.

SHAUNESSEY, Dennis - 1st Class Fireman.

SHEARER, Andrew - 1st Class Fireman.

SKINNER, Peter - 3d Class Boy - Black - Born in Perquimans Co., NC. Enlisted 12 Dec `63 at Roanoke Island, NC; a 23 year old Farmer. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

SMITH, John W. - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 3 July 1864 of Typhus fever at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 2883.

SOUTHFIELD, John - Landsman - Black - Born in NC. Enlisted 1 April `62 in NC; a 14 year old Farmhand. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

STANLEY, William - Seaman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 23 Aug 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 6592.

STOKES, Thomas B. - Acting Ensign - Born 19 July 1835 in England and a resident of New York. Rated Acting Ensign on 13 Oct 1862. Assigned to the USS Southfield in 1864, but commanded the Bombshell during the Battle of Plymouth. Captured 19 April 64 at Plymouth, NC. Exchanged 18 Oct 64 at Aikens Landing, VA. Honorably discharged 31 August 1865. Married to Emeline. Died 15 Oct 1887. Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ruthven, Palo Alto Co., Iowa. Headstone

STRIEBY, John A. - Acting 3d Assistant Engineer - Born in and a resident of PA. Rated Acting Third Assistant Engineer on 9 July `63. Assigned to the USS Southfield in 1864. Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC after the sinking of the Southfield. Exchanged 18 Oct 1864 at Aikens Landing, VA. Honorably discharged on 25 July 65. Died 29 Jan 1894 in Philadelphia, PA. Buried in Section F, Grave 123, Philadelphia National Cemetery.

STURGIS, David - Coxswain - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

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TARR, Benjamin F. - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 10 Sept 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8302. Marked as B. F. Ta

THOMAS, John - Seaman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 11 June 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1851.

THOMAS, Samuel - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 7 June 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 1713.

TRAINER, James - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 28 July 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4159. Listed as James Trymer & Treyner.

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UMPLEBY, William H. - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

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WADE or WAITE, Frederick - Nurse - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Paroled 8 Oct 1864 at Richmond, VA. Delivered 16 Oct 1864 to Cox's Landing.

WALKER, Henry - Black - Listed on the 1890 Census, Plymouth, NC as serving May 1863 - May 1865.

WALLINER or WALLING, Andrew - Seaman.

WARD, James D. - Landsman.

WARDELL, Gardner - Ordinary Seaman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 16 Aug 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 5820.

WATTS, Joseph S. - Acting 3d Assistant Engineer - Rated Acting Third Assistant Engineer on 9 July 63. Assigned to the USS Southfield in 1864. As the Southfield sank on 19 April 64, he escaped in a small boat and was picked up by the Ceres. Acting Second Assistant Engineer on 21 Oct 64. Resigned 12 May 65.

WEAVER, Thomas - Officer's Steward.

WELCH, V. - Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 7 Sept 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 8104.

WEST, Francis M. - Died 15 Feb 1892 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA.

WEST, George W. - Messenger Boy.

WEST, John - Seaman - Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 9 Oct 1864 of Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 10565.

WHITE, Charles - Landsman - Black - Born in Pasquatank, NC. Enlisted 25 March `62 in NC; a 28 year old Carpenter & Laborer. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC. Captured according to pension.

WHITE, Johnson - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Clairmont, VA. Enlisted 7 June `62 in VA; a 50 year old Blacksmith. Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

WHITE, Manassa - Landsman - Black - Born 1845 in Bertie Co., NC. Enlisted 18 June `62 at Roanoke Island, NC at age 19. Served on the Hunchback until transferred to the Southfield. After the sinking of the Southfield, he was picked up on 22 April `64 in Albemarle Sound. Transferred to the Hetzel and then the Constellation. After the war he lived in Whites Twp, Bertie Co., PA.

WILKINSON, Philip - Landsman - Black - Born in Anne Arundel Co., MD. Enlisted 25 July `62 at Baltimore, MD; a 27 year old Seaman.

WILLIAMS, James M. - Seaman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

WILLIAMS, John - Seaman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Possibly exchanged from Andersonville at Savannah on 27 Sept `64 or exchanged 1 April `65 at Andersonville, GA.

WILLIAMS, Moses - 1st Class Boy - Black - Born in Prince George Co., VA. Enlisted 2 July `62 in VA; a 42 year old Farmhand. Last name also listed as William.

WILLIAMS, Solomon - Landsman - Black - Born in Baltimore, MD. Enlisted 5 Oct `61 in Baltimore, MD at age 17. First served on the Hetzel before being transferred to the Southfield. After the Southfield sank, he was transferred to the John L. Lockwood.

WILLIAMS, William C. - Pilot - Captured 19 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Exchanged 18 Oct `64 at Aikens Landing, VA. Rated Acting Ensign and Pilot on 30 October `64. Dismissed on 18 Nov 1864.

WILLIS, Martin - Landsman - Captured at Plymouth, NC. Died 28 July 1864 at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 4118.

WILSON, A. - (possibly John R. Wilson) - Captured 20 April `64 at Plymouth, NC. Died 7 July 1864 of Chronic Diarrhea at Andersonville, GA. Grave # 3004.

WILSON, John R. - Landsman - Missing after Battle of Plymouth, NC.

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