The USS Horace Beals was a barkentine purchased 14 September 1861 and commissioned 5 February 1862, Lt. Comdr. K. R. Breese commanding.
She was assigned to the West Gulf Squadron, arriving on station 23 February 1862 and remained in the squadron until the close of the war.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|◼ ⋂||George H. Benson||Acting Ensign||9 October 1863|
|◼||Albert C. Clark||Ordinary Seaman||11 September 1863||21|
|◼||Thomas Doyle||Landsman||15 September 1863|
|◼ ⋂||Asa F. Hawes||Acting Master's Mate||26 November 1863||27|
|◼||William Jackman||Landsman||8 October 1863|
|◼||Roderick McLellan||Seaman||15 October 1863||27|
|◼||George Robinson||Landsman||6 October 1863||18|