USS Courier

The USS Courier was a store ship not attached to any particular squadron that resupplied vessels in the various blockading squadrons on the route from New York to New Orleans during the war.

Deaths listed are those that took place while she was in New Orleans and Pensacola.

  • USS Courier on NavSource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Owen SheridanLandsman24 March 186422
    John J. WitherbeeActing Assistant Surgeon30 August 1863


    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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