The Arkansas was a steamer purchased by the Navy on 27 June 1863 and commissioned 29 June 1863, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant William H. West commanding.
Arkansas was assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron, arriving on station 10 October 1863. She was tasked as a supply steamer between New Orleans and the blockading fleet of the coast of Texas.
The Arkansas was decommissioned on 5 June 1865 and sold.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|Albert C. Burgess||Ordinary Seaman||1 June 1864||24|
|✚||David Cate||Acting Volunteer Lieutenant||4 May 1865||45|
|◼||John Cunningham||Seaman||1 November 1864||21|
|◼||Henry Gordon||Ship's Cook||30 September 1864||24|
|◼||Thomas Gory (alias Thomas Scanlan)||Coal Heaver||14 October 1864||24|
|◼||William McDonald||Quarter Gunner||16 October 1864||22|
|◼||Thomas McGough||Acting 2nd Assistant Engineer||29 September 1864|
|◼||William Noble||2nd Class Fireman||12 October 1864||25|
|◼||David O'Leary||Coal Heaver||7 October 1864||23|
|◼||George H. Phillips||Ordinary Seaman||25 September 1864||21|
|◼||John Powers||Fireman 2nd Class||18 October 1864||25|
|◼||John Prior||Coal Heaver||2 October 1864||23|
|◼||Marshall Stone||Cabin Steward||11 October 1864||19|
|◼||Charles William Snow||Acting Ensign||11 November 1864||22|
|◼||William Tickner||Seaman||4 October 1864||32|
|◼||Dennis Walsh||Coal Heaver||5 October 1864||30|