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Lee, Sidney Smith

Date Secured: June 1924
Source: Mr. John D. Lining, 125 Fair Ground St., Jackson, Tennessee. An article on the "Shenandoah", written from the diary of his brother Dr. Charles E. Lining who was Surgeon on the "Shenandoah".
Remarks: From the state of Virginia.
Ranks Held: Surgeon, C.S. Navy; 3rd Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Shenandoah


Lee, Sidney Smith

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Master not in line of promotioni, March 22, 1862. Lieutenant for the war, February 6, 1863, to rank from November 1, 1862. 1st Lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served C.S.S. "Louisiana". Escaped, April 28, 1862 at surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Phillip. C.S.S. "Atlanta" 1862-1863. C.S.S. "Georgia" 1864. C.S.S. "Shenandoah" 1864-1865.
Ranks Held: Master, C.S. Navy; Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Louisiana; Atlanta; Georgia; Shenandoah


Lee Jr., Sidney S.

Date Secured: October 1924
Source: John C. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired). National Guard of Georgia, Brunswick, Georgia.
Remarks: Commissioned by the C.S. Congress. Enlisted from Virginia. Served as Master in 1861. Lieutenant aboard the "Louisiana" in Louisiana waters in 1862. Lieutenant aboard the "Atlanta" in Georgia waters in 1863. 1st Lieutenant aboard the cruiser "Shenandoah" in 1864.
Ranks Held: Master, C.S. Navy; Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Louisiana; Shenandoah; Atlanta


Levy, Charles H.

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly 2nd Engineer, U.S. Navy. 2nd Assistant Engineer, July 2, 1861. 1st Assistant Engineer, November 29, 1861. 1st Assistant Engineer, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864. Chief Engineer, Provisional Navy (nominated), to rank from October 26, 1864. Naval Station, Charleston, South Carolina, 1862-1864. C.S.S. "Tallahassee" in 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Tallahassee


Levy, Chas H.

Date Secured: July 1924
Source: Newspaper article taked from scrapbook of Mrs. Colonel Robert C. Trigg, Christianburg, Virginia. Furnished by G. Cabell Childress, Bristol, Tennessee.
Remarks: His name appearing as Assistant Engineer, C.S.S. "Tallahassee".
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Tallahassee


Levy, Charles H.

Date Secured: January 1925
Source: Charles H. Levy 1161 Kings Highway Shreveport, Louisiana
Remarks: Served in the U.S. Navy prior to the Civil War as 2nd Assistant Engineer. Resigned and enlisted in the C.S. Navy, May 1861 from the state of Virginia. Served as Assistant Engineer aboard the C.S. Gun Boat "Jackson" on the Mississippi River. Participated in the Naval engagement at Columbus, Kentucky on the Mississippi River. Transferred August 1861 to the C.S. Cruiser "McRea". At New Orleans, Louisiana, transferred November 1, 1861 to construction duty at New Orleans. Remained at this station until New Orleans was captured in 1863. Then ordered to Charleston, South Carolina and served as Chief Engineer aboard the "Palametto State" and City of Charleston. Transferred August, 1864 to the C.S. Cruiser "Tallahassee" which was stationed at Wilmington, North Carolina on the Cape Fear River, remaining with this commmand until Fort Fisher fell, at which time he disabled the machinery of and sunk the "Tallahassee" in the Cape Fear River above Wilmington. He was then ordered to Richmond, Virginia where he received a furlough. He was at his home in Lynchburg, Virginia when General Lee surrendered and was paroled at Lynchburg, Virginia.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Jackson; Palmetto State; Tallahassee


Lewis, Dave

Date Secured: June 1924
Source: Michael Wade, 1417 West Main St. Richmond, Virgina.
Remarks: Enlisted at Richmond, Virginia. On sick leave at evacuation of Richmond.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Richmond


Lewis, Henry H.

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. 1st Lieutenant, June 10, 1861. 1st Lieutenant, October 23, 1862, to rank from October 2, 1862. Commanding Lowry's Point, Rappahannock River, 1861. Commanding C.S.S. "Rappahannock", 1862. Special duty, 1862-1863. Waiting orders, 1863-1864. Commanding C.S.S. "Spray" St. Marks, Florida in 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Rappahannock; Spray


Littlepage, Harden Beverly

Date Secured: October 1924
Source: John C. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired). National Guard of Georgia, Brunswick, Georgia.
Remarks: Commissioned by the C.S. Congress. Enlisted from Virginia. Served as Midshipman aboard the "Virginia" in Virginia waters in 1862. Master in 1862. 2nd Lieutenant aboard the "Atlanta" in Georgia waters in 1863. 1st Lieutenant aboard the "Virginia" in Virginia waters in 1864-1865.
Ranks Held: Midshipman, C.S. Navy; Master, C.S. Navy; Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Virginia; Atlanta


Littlepage, H.B.

Date Secured: September 1924
Source: Article on the "First Ironclad Naval Engagement in the World" written by E.V. White. Furnished by Captain E.D. Williams, Wilmington, North Carolina.
Remarks: Served on the C.S. Ironclad "Virginia". From the state of Virginia.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Virginia


Littlepage, Hardin Beverly

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Resigned as Acting Midshipman, U.S. Navy, April 25, 1861. Acting Midshipman, June 11, 1861. Master in line of promotion, October 15, 1862. 2nd Lieutenant, January 7, 1864, to rank from June 25, 1863. 1st Lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served on the C.S.S. "Virginia" in 1861-1862; participated in the battle of Hampton Roads, March 8-9, 1862. Participated in Engagement at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, May 15, 1862. Detached from Drewry's Bluff, July 26, 1862 and ordered to C.S.S. "Chattahoochie"; detached November 15, 1862 and ordered to C.S.S. "Atlanta". C.S.S. "Atlanta" in 1862-1863. Passenger on Steamer "Margaret & Jessie" when chased by U.S.S. "Rhode Island" May 30, 1863. Special duty aboard in 1864. C.S.S. "Virginia 2" in 1864-1865. Semmes Naval Brigade in 1865.
Ranks Held: Midshipman, C.S. Navy; Master, C.S. Navy; Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Virginia; Virginia 2; Chattahoochie; Atlanta


Lovett, John A.

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Massacheusettes, Appointed from Virginia. Formerly Gunner, U.S. Navy. Gunner, June 20, 1861. Gunner, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864. Served on C.S.S. "Chattahoochie", 1862-1863. C.S.S. "North Carolina" in 1863-1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Chattahoochie; North Carolina


Loyall, Benjamin P.

Date Secured: August 1924
Source: Taken from page 296. Volume #5, North Carolina Regiment 18, 1861-1865 by Walter Clark. Furnished by Colonel A.H. Boyden. Salisbury, North Carolina
Remarks: In command of the "Neuse" an Ironclad Sloop with 2 guns. He was under Commander R.F. Pinkney who was in command of Inland Waters of North Carolina.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Neuse


Loyall, Benjamin Pollard

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Formerly Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. 1st Lieutenant. November 26, 1861. 1st Lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served on C.S.S. "Richmond" 1862-1863. Participated in Johnson's Island Expedition October 1863. Special Duty, 1863-1864. Commanding C.S.S. "Neuse" 1864. Participated in expedition for the capture of U.S.S. "Underwriter", February 2, 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Richmond; Neuse


Luck, John

Date Secured: August 1924
Source: Grand Daughter Mrs. Preston McLaird, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Remarks: Enlisted from Norfolk, Virginia. Died at Norfolk, Virginia in 1875. He served as Pilot on the Gun Boat "Raleigh" and was in an engagement with the enemy at Roanoke Island and captured the "Fannie". Some time later he took the "Raleigh" to Richmond, Virginia and came back to Norfolk, Virginia to get the "Virginia" but finding that she drew too much water could not be carried to Richmond, so was taken to Crany Island and sank. He then went back to Richmond and some time later was transferred to Halifax, North Carolina as First Pilot on the Ironclad "Albemarle" which he took down the river before she was completed to the town of Plymouth, North Carolina and there in an engagement with the enemy sank the "Southfield".
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Raleigh; Virginia; Albemarle


Luck, John C.

Date Secured: October 1924
Source: John C. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired). National Guard of Georgia, Brunswick, Georgia.
Remarks: Served in the C.S. Navy as Pilto aboard the "Albemarle" in North Carolina waters in 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Albemarle


Lyell, J.J.

Date Secured: July 1924
Source: Newspaper aritcle taked from scrapbook of Mrs. Colonel Robert C. Trigg, Christiansburg, Virginia. Furnished by G. Cabell Childress, Bristol, Virginia/Tennessee.
Remarks: His name appearing as Assistant Engineer, C.S.S. "Tallahassee".
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Tallahassee


Lyell, John J.

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. 3rd Assistant Engineer, November 30, 1861. 2nd Assistant Engineer, May 21, 1863. 2nd Assistant Engineer, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864. Served on C.S.S. "Chicora" in 1862-1864. C.S.S. "Tallahassee" in 1864. C.S.S. "Fredricksburg" and "Drewry", James River Squadron, 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Chicora; Tallahassee; Fredricksburg; Drewry


Lyell, John J.

Date Secured: October 1924
Source: John C. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired). National Guard of Georgia, Brunswick, Georgia.
Remarks: Served in the C.S. Navy as Assistant Engineer aboard the "Fredricksburg" in Virginia waters in 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Fredricksburg


Lynch, William F.

Date Secured: October 1924
Source: John C. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired). National Guard of Georgia, Brunswick, Georgia.
Remarks: Served in the U.S. Navy prior to the Civil War. Commissioned by the C.S. Congress. Enlisted in Virginia. Served as Captain of the Virginia Navy in 1861. Captain in Charge of Navy Defense Virginia and North Carolina iin 1861. Captain in Charge of Defense of Mississippi River in 1862. Captain in Charge of Defense North Carolina in 1864. Captain Commanding aboard the "Raleigh" in North Carolina waters in 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Raleigh


Lynch, William F.

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Resigned as Captain, U.S. Navy, April 21, 1861. Served in the Viriginia Navy. Captain C.S. Navy, June 10, 1861. Captain October 23, 1862 to rank from March 26, 1861. Commanding Naval batteries Aquia Crook and Potomac River in 1861. Commanding C.S.S. "Curlew" in 1861. Chief Bureau Orders and Detail, 1862. Commanding Defenses of North Carolina in 1863-1864. Commanding C.S.S. "Raleigh", Wilimington, North Carolina in 1864. C.S.S. "North Carolina" in 1864.
Ranks Held: Captain, C.S. Navy; Commander, C.S. Navy
Ships: Curlew; Raleigh; North Carolina


Mallory, C.K.

Date Secured: October 1924
Source: John C. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired). National Guard of Georgia, Brunswick, Georgia.
Remarks: Served in the C.S. Navy as Midshipman aboard the "Beaufort" in Virginia waters in 1862. Was Midshipman aboard the "Chattahoochie" in Florida waters in 1863.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Beaufort; Chattahoochie


Mallory Jr., Charles K.

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Acting Midshipman, June 12, 1861. Died June 1, 1863. Died June 1, 1863 from the effects of a boiler explosion. Served on the C.S.S. "Beaufort", participated in the battle of Hampton Roads, March 8-9, 1862; commended for Gallant Conduct, C.S.S. "Chattahoochie" 1962-1863.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Beaufort; Chattahoochie


Manning, Edward W.

Date Secured: October 1924
Source: John C. Stiles, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired). National Guard of Georgia, Brunswick, Georgia.
Remarks: Served in the U.S. Navy prior to the Civil War. Commissioned by the C.S. Congress. Served as Chief Engineer in 1862. Was Chief Engineer aboard the "Georgia" in Georgia waters in 1864.
Ranks Held: Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: Georgia


Mason, William Pinkney

Date Secured: March 1925
Source: U.S. and C.S. Navy registers, reports of officers, records of the C.S. Navy Secretary's Office.
Remarks: Born in Virginia. Appointed from Virginia. Resigned as Acting midshipman, U.S. Navy, April 19, 1861. Acting Midshipman, June 11, 1861. Master in line of promotion, January 7, 1864. 2nd Lieutenant, Provisional June 2, 1864. Served on the C.S. Receiving Ship "United States", 1861. Waiting orders, 1862-1863. Special Service aboard in 1863-1864. C.S. Steamers "Beaufort" and "Virginia 2", James River Squadron in 1864.
Ranks Held: Midshipman, C.S. Navy; Master, C.S. Navy; Lieutenant, C.S. Navy
Ships: United States; Beaufort; Virginia 2

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