Henry L. Bartholomew - Landsman

Henry L. Bartholomew was born circa 1842 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States and enlisted on 28 November 1863 at the New York Naval Rendezvous as a landsman for a 1 year term.[1]

Bartholomew served on U.S.S. Kensington until he was attached to the U.S.S. Tecumseh on 20 April 1864. Sometime before 5 August 1864, he detached from her and ordered to the U.S.S. Canonicus with the rating of surgeon's steward (predecessor to modern hospital corpsman rating). [2]

Bartholomew was not present at the Battle of Mobile Bay, having been detached from the Tecumseh sometime before 5 August 1864 despite having been listed on the Tecumseh casualty list published in the 10 December 1864 issue of Army and Navy Journal. [3]





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References and Sources

[1] Return of the United States Naval Rendezvous, New York, New York, for the week ending November 28, 1863

[2] NARA T1099. An index to rendezvous reports during the Civil War, 1861-1865.

[3] "Navy Gazette: List of Deaths in the Navy of the United States, reported to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department, during the week ending December 3d, 1864." Army and Navy Journal, 10 Dec. 1864, p. 253.