USS Conemaugh

The USS Conemaugh was a side-wheel steamer built by Portsmouth Navy Yard, launched 1 May 1862 and commissioned 16 July 1862

She was assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron in early 1864 and remained on station until her re-assignment to the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in mid 1865.

  • USS Conemaugh on NavSource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Michael DowneyLandsman27 October 1864
    John K. MytingerActing Master's Mate23 September 186425
    Lambert K. SawyerYeoman1 July 186422


    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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