Passed Assistant Surgeon Andrew R. Wentworth to Commander Bowman H. McCalla
Off Cienfuegos, Cuba,
May 11, 1898.
according to art. 653, U.S.Navy Regulations, I have to report the following men wounded in an engagement, which took place off this place while trying to cut a cable:
Patrick Reagan, P.M. Shot through the head.
Herman W Kuchniester P.M. Shot through Jaw
Henrickson, Harry Sea. Shot Through liver.
Suntzenich, Ernest app. 1 st. Fracture r. leg.
Doran, John J.B. mt. 3 cl. G.S. Wound r. buttocks
Davis, John G.M. 3 cl, G.S. wound r. leg.
Severny, William App 1cl. Small G.S. Wound l. leg
Two of whom will probably dy: viz:
Reagan and Kuchniester.
P.a. Surgeon, U.S.N.
Source Note: ALS, DNA, RG 45, Entry 464. Addressed below close: “To the,/Commanding Officer.” Docketed on second page: “Approved and forwarded/B.H.McCalla/Commander.” Docketed on rear page: “U.S.S.Marblehead/Off Cienfuegos, Cuba,/May 11, 1898./Wenthworth, A.R./P.a. Surgeon, U.S.N./List of Wounded.” Rectangular stamp with: “BUREAU OF NAVIGATION,” along the top, “MAY 17,” along the left, “1898,” along the right, and “NAVY DEPARTMENT,” along the bottom. In the middle are the numbers “11674.”