USS Calhoun

The Calhoun was a side-wheel steamer captured as a prize and commissioned at some point after 23 January 1862.

She served on the West Gulf Blockading Squadron between 19 March 1862 and 6 May 1864.

  • USS Calhoun on Wikipedia
  • USS Calhoun on NavSource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Frank BienOrdinary Seaman5 November 1862
    William BrownActing 2nd Assistant Engineer17 October 1863
    ⚔ ⋂ Thomas McKean BuchananLieutenant Commander, Commanding14 January 1863
    William Cameron-5 November 1862
    Charles DaVighOrdinary Seaman14 January 1863
    William Hislop-5 November 1862
    John LewisSeaman13 February 1863
    Thomas McCormick-23 February 1863
    William NielsonLandsman14 January 186338


    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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