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Battle of Calcasieu Pass

Near this spot Confederate soldiers under the command of Col. W.H. Griffin captured the Union gunboats Wave and Granite City in the Battle of Calcasieu Pass, Cameron, Louisiana, on May 6, 1864. These ...

Near this spot Confederate soldiers under the command of Col. W.H. Griffin captured the Union gunboats Wave and Granite City in the Battle of Calcasieu Pass, Cameron, Louisiana, on May 6, 1864. These gallant men died for their cause:

 

Union

Quartermaster John W. Tinball
Seaman Joseph Johnson
Ensign Henry Jackson
Ensign S. R. Tyrrel
Seaman John Scott
Quartermaster John Jacobs
Ord. Seaman William Hayden
Ensign A. H. Berry

 

Confederate

Private William Kneip
Cpl. Ferdinand Fahrenthold
Pvt. John Lynch
Pvt. Henry Foestermann
Pvt. Aaron Russel
Pvt. J.D. Lancaster
Sgt. R. M. Jones
Pvt. A. Sprinkle
Pvt. W. A. Jackson
Pvt. P. Whittenberg
Pvt. M. Yvarro
Pvt. Jackson J. Risinger
Sgt. William Ingle
Pvt. William Guhre
 

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