Ship's Roster of N.Y. Soldiers
aboard the North America


From the N.Y. Times of January 24, 1865:
   Loss of Life by the Sinking of the North
        America--Admiral Lee's Order.
     THE ILL-FATED STEAMER NORTH AMERICA
           LIST OF HER PASSENGERS
    From the New-Orleans Times, Jan. 12.
On Thursday last we announced the loss, at
sea, of the United States steam transport North
America
, which disaster was coupled with the loss of
nearly 200 lives, chiefly the invalid soldiers from the
United States General Hospital, in this city. The
North America was a new ship, and believed to be
much more staunch and seaworthy than the average
of transports. She probably encountered a severe
gale, and sprang a leak from the strain to which it
subjected her. We have received from headquarters
a complete list of the names of her passengers, which
we give below:


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