- Resigned his commission as a lieutenant in the United States Navy.
MAR 16, 1861 - Commissioned a lieutenant in the Confederate States Navy and assigned to the New Orleans Naval Station in Louisiana.
1862 – Assigned to the Jackson Naval Station in Mississippi.
1862 - Assigned to the ironclad CSS Arkansas on the Yazoo River in Mississippi.
JUL 15, 1862 - Battle of the Yazoo River.
JUL 15, 1862 - Battle vs. the Federal fleets above Vicksburg, Mississippi.
JUL 15, 1862 - Engagement at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
JUL 1862 – Transferred to the hospital at Edward’s Depot, Mississippi
JUL 28, 1862 - Transferred to the hospital at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
AUG 06, 1862 - Engagement vs. USS Essex above Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
AUG 09, 1862 – Arrived at the Jackson Naval Station in Mississippi.
AUG 1862 - Assigned to the Port Hudson, Louisiana, gun batteries.
SEP 07, 1862 - Engagement vs. the USS Essex at Port Hudson, Louisiana
1862 - Assigned to the Charleston Naval Station in South Carolina.
1863 - Assigned to the ironclad CSS Atlanta at Savannah, Georgia.
JUN 17, 1863 – Battle of Ossabaw Sound, Georgia.
JUN 18, 1863 - Imprisoned onboard the USS Vermont at Port Royal, South Carolina.
JUN 19, 1863 – Imprisoned onboard the USS James Adger at Port Royal.
1863 – Imprisoned at Fort Lafayette in Brooklyn, New York.
1863 – Imprisoned at Fort Warren in Boston, Massachusetts.
DEC 29, 1863 – Ordered confined in irons by Navy Secretary Gideon Welles.
SEP 28, 1864 – Paroled as a prisoner-of-war at Fort Warren.
OCT 18, 1864 – Exchanged as a prisoner-of-war at Aiken’s Landing, Virginia.
NOV 07, 1864 – Ordered to report for special services at Charleston, South Carolina.
NOV 1864 - Assigned to the James River Squadron and appointed the executive officer on
the ironclad CSS Fredericksburg at Chaffin's Bluff, Virginia.
NOV 19, 1864 – Ordered to make a reconnaissance of Cox’s Ferry Reach.
JAN 24 to 25 - Battle at Trent's Reach, Virginia.
FEB 07, 1865 – Appointed temporary commander of the CSS Fredericksburg.
APR 03, 1865 – Transferred to the Semmes Naval Brigade.
APR 04, 1865 – Arrived at the “temporary capitol” of Danville, Virginia.
APR 05, 1865 – Ordered to defend two bridges across the Dan River.
APR 12, 1865 - Ordered to march to Greensboro, North Carolina.
APR 15, 1865 – Departed Danville, Virginia, with the Naval Brigade.
APR 16, 1865 – Ordered to protect government stores on the North Carolina Railroad.
APR 18, 1865 – Arrived at Greensboro, North Carolina.
APR 26, 1865 - Surrendered to Federal forces along with the Army of Tennessee at Durham
Station, North Carolina.
MAY 01, 1865 – Paroled by Federal commissioners at Greensboro, North Carolina.