Confederate Officers from the “Old Navy”

          In the Battle of Elizabeth City

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The “old navy” was well represented in the ranks of the officers in the “mosquito fleet”. Their names and rank at the time of their resignation were:


William F. Lynch, captain

James W. Cooke, lieutenant

Joseph W. Alexander, lieutenant

Charles C. Simms, lieutenant

William H. Parker, lieutenant

J. W. B. Greenbow, passed assistant surgeon

James L. Hoole, passed midshipman

James L. Tayloe, passed midshipman

John T. Walker, acting midshipman

Robert A. Camm, acting midshipman

J. A. Peters, acting midshipman

William C. Jackson, acting midshipman