The Fleets at the Battle of Memphis, 6 June 1862

The Union Fleet

Gun-boats

Name

Captain

Benton (Flagship) Flag Officer Charles Henry Davis
Lieutenant S. L. Phelps
Louisville Commander B. M. Dove
Carondelet Commander Henry Walke
Cairo Lieutenant N. C. Bryant
St. Louis Lieutenant Wilson McGunnegle

Rams

Name

Captain

Queen of the West (Flagship) Colonel Charles Ellet
Monarch Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred W. Ellet
Switzerland First Master David Millard

Casualties

Gun-boats: 3 wounded
Rams: 1 wounded (Colonel Ellet, who later died of his wounds

The Confederate Fleet

Name

Captain

Fate

Little Rebel (flag-ship) Captain J.E. Montgomery Captured
General Bragg Captain William H. H. Leonard Captured
General Sterling Price First Officer J. E. Henthorne Captured
Sumter Captain W. W. Lamb Captured
General Earl van Dorn Captain Isaac D. Fulkerston Escaped
General M. Jeff. Thompson Captain John H. Burke Destroyed
General Lovell Captain James C. Delaney Sunk
General Beauregard Captain James Henry Hunt Sunk

Confederate casualties are unknown

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (20 June 2007), The Fleets at the Battle of Memphis, 6 June 1862 , http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/navies_memphis.html
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