The USS Itasca was a Unadilla-class "90 day" gunboat launched 1 October 1861, commissioned 28 November 1861 and assigned first to the Gulf Blockading Squadron and remained in the West Gulf Blockading Squadron when it was divided. She remained in the squadron until departing for Philadelphia for decommissioning 5 August 1865.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|James M. Benckert||3rd Assistant Engineer||28 June 1862|
|✚||James Ewart||Landsman||16 July 1862||19|
|✚||Charles H. Hurd||Acting Ensign||23 January 1865|
|〰||Henry Jones||Steerage Steward||20 May 1865||33|
|〰||Luis Rouge||Seaman||9 January 1864||20|
|⚔||William H. Weeks||Seaman||9 June 1862||23|