USS Augusta Dinsmore

The Augusta Dinsmore was steamer acquired by the Navy and commissioned around 21 July 1863 and assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron, reaching New Orleans in December 1863.

She was used primary as a dispatch and supply steamer on the New Orleans to Texas route.

The Augusta Dinsmore was decommissioned on 28 August 1865 and sold at auction.

  • USS Augusta Dinsmore on Wikipedia

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    ✚ ⋂Thomas FletcherSeaman22 October 186422
    ✚ ⋂Edward KensingtonCoal Heaver21 July 186530
    John MontgomeryLandsman13 July 186426
    Edward B. Warren1st Class Fireman11 November 186429
    George C. WhitneySeaman16 March 186419


    killed in action
    prisoner of war
    died of disease or injury
    died of yellow fever
    ø died due to vessel loss
    died in ordnance accident
    buried on land in marked grave
    buried/lost at sea
    🎖 Medal of Honor recipient
    transcribed letters of sailor/marine posted

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