The USS Henry Janes was a schooner that was purchased by the Navy on 27 September 1861, outfitted with a mortar and commissioned at the Brooklyn Navy Yard 30 January 1862, Acting Master L. W. Pennington commanding.
The Henry Janes was assigned to the David Porter's Mortar Flotilla within the West Gulf Blockading Squadron and in that capacity participated in the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the fall of New Orleans, & the attack on Vicksburg. Afterwards, she participated on the Texas blockade and was later re-assigned to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron as an ordnance vessel.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|◼||John C. Hayes||Paymaster's Steward||27 July 1863||27|
|✚||John Sloane||Ordinary Seaman||1 August 1863||21|
|◼||Charles Strohuber||Seaman||25 July 1863||21|