The Bienville was a side-wheel paddle steamer acquired by the Navy on 14 August 1861 and commissioned 23 October 1861.
She was assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron in 1863 and served on station until the close of the war.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|✚ ⋂||David Armstrong||1st Class Fireman||19 January 1865||44|
|Francis L. Grindle||Seaman||27 August 1863||28|
|〰||Thomas F. Jones||Landsman||27 August 1863||22|
|Joseph McMahan||Coal Heaver||27 August 1863||29|
|✚||John Sweeney||Coal Heaver||1 April 1865||43|