Confederate Navy Research Center, Mobile, Alabama,
                                                        California Gravesites
Los Angeles (Rosedale Cemetery)
Lt. William T. Glassell
Promoted to Commander " for gallant and meritorious conduct in attempting the destruction of US ironclad frigate 'New Ironsides' by torpedo in Charleston harbor on the night of the 
CHARLESTON, October 6, 1863--7.12 p.m. 
 Last night Lieutenant Glassell, C. S. Navy, gallantly attempted to blow up the Ironsides with the small cigar torpedo-boat David. Explosion occurred at proper time, but either charge was too small or  torpedo too near surface water. Damage thus far not apparent. Lieutenant Glassell and 1 man were captured; other 2 returned safely with boat. Commotion on board the Ironsides reported very great. 
In 'torpedo service' in Charleston and in Semmes Naval Brigade. 
Image courtesy Barron T. Smith of CA
[From the Confederate Veteran Magazine of March 1904]

Comrade J. H. Tomb, of St. Louis, who was a chief engineer in the Confederate Navy, writes as follows: "It will no doubt interest many of your old veteran readers,  who are now watching the active work of the Japs on the Russians with modern torpedo boats, to know that the first steam torpedo boat that ever made a successful attack upon a ship was commanded by a Confederate naval officer. On the night of October 5, 1863, " the harbor of Charleston, Lieut. W. T. Glassel, C. S. N., in command of the steam torpedo boat David, attacked the United States ship New Ironside. This was the first successful attack made by a steam torpedo boat, and while the Ironside was not sunk, she was so disabled that she did not fire another gun on Charleston. At that time we did not know the extent of the damage done, but afterwards learned from the official report of the chief carpenter to Rear Admiral Dahlgren that it was so extensive as to warrant him in advising that the ship be docked as soon as she could be spared from the harbor. In Justice to the memory of Lieut. W. T. Glassel, one of the bravest officers in the Confederate Navy, it should be known that to him belongs the honor of making the first successful attack with a steam torpedo boat known in history. The torpedo was charged with sixty five pounds of rifle "powder." 

Inglewood  (Inglewood Park Ceme---lot 1846) 
Located across from "The Forum" 
Lt. Richard Hays Bacot
Born in South Carolina. Served at Charleston station. 
Image courtesy Ron Rogers (descendant) and Dave Sullivan
Napa, Tulocay Cemetery
Latitude 38.2992, Longitude -122.2689
Block 100, 8th row from the street.

Lt. George Washington Gift

Born in Tennessee. Appointed from Tennessee.
Resigned as midshipman, U. S. Navy,
January 10, 1851. Acting master, December 27, 1861. Resigned, March 22, 1862. Lieutenant for
the war, March 18, 1862. Acting master, April 7, 1862. First lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served on C. S. floating battery New Orleans and C. S. S. McRae, New Orleans station, 1862. C. S. S. Louisiana; surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April 28, 1862. C. S. S. Arkansas, 1862. C. S. S. Chattahoochee, 1862-1863. C. S. steamers Baltic and Gaines, Mobile Squadron, 1863. Johnsons Island expedition, 1863. Took command of merchant steamer Ranger from Bermuda to Wilmington, N. C., January, 1864. Participated in the capture of U. S. S. Underwriter, February 2, 1864. Commanding C. S. S. Chattahoochee, 1864. C. S. S. Savannah, 1864. C. S. S. Tallahassee (Olustee), 1864. Paroled, May 22, 1865, Albany, Ga.
Image courtesy Michael Montague of CA.
Colma 94014 (San Francisco's graveyard city)
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park on Junipero Serra Blvd
                                    Section F, Grave 8-1 
Midshipman Richard S. Floyd of Georgia  joined the CSS FLORIDA  
in Nassau, Aug. 1862 and remained until it's illegal capture in Oct. 1864. One of the few on it from it's beginning cruise until  the end.  
Later promoted to Masters Mate and then Lieutenant. 
After the war he was responsible for building the James Lick's Observatory (1888) in CA. There are two books on the subject and makes for very fascinating reading.. 
                             Images courtesy Barron T. Smith of CA
        Section F, Grave 91                            Section D, Grave 298 
      William Gaillard Dozier                      Stephen Solon Herrick 
Lt. Commanding, numerous places          Asst. Surgeon at Mobile 
                               Images courtesy Barron T. Smith of CA
Thanks to Barron T. Smith of CA. for the following information:
We hope to have their images soon.
If you can locate any of them or their obituaries, please send them in.

George Washington Gift in Tulocay Cemetery in Napa California Located and photographed!
John Abadie Davidson buried at Hanford City Cemetery. Served as a Surgeon in the CSN
Daniel F. Bacon who died in Los Angeles March 16, 1916.
 James Otey Bradford who died in San Francisco in 1919.
 Horace C. Burr who died in Los Angeles May 29, 1911.
Horace P. Gordon who died in Oakland November 17, 1917.
 John Pembroke Jones who died in Pasadena May 25, 1910 and is mentioned in "Confederate Veteran"
(his body was shipped to Hampton, VA and he is buried in Saint John's Episcopal Church Cemetery)
Edward W. Krehmke who died in San Francisco September 15, 1921.
Antonio Leonardo who died in Oakland June 20, 1918
Thomas Edwin Ross who died March 27,1952 in Los Angeles according to book " South's Last Boys in Gray"

We have found that Henry Schultz Lubbock of Texas died in California on
 December 7, 1909 in Alameda, California (in the area of Oakland, CA.)
He was in the Texas Marine Department during the war.
Texas researchers need the location of his grave and obituary for a book and we need the gravesite image.
There is an article written on Henry in the book, The Bay of San Francisco, published by the Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago,Ill., 1892  (Volume ii, Page 328.)
Info courtesy John H. Luckey of TX
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