USS Maria A. Wood

The USS Maria A. Wood was a gunboat purchased 21 September 1861 and commissioned 19 November 1861, Acting Master Anthony Chase commanding.

She was assigned to the West Gulf Squadron and remained in the fleet until August 1866.

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  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Charles BigsbyLandsman22 November 1862
    Anthony ChaseActing Master, Commanding22 November 1862
    Clement J. HaasSeaman22 November 1862
    Adolphus HamburgQuartermaster22 November 1862
    Joseph HowardSeaman1 January 1865
    Robert KellyLandsman22 November 1862
    Jacob KicklineLandsman22 November 1862
    Adolph SchultzLandsman27 December 1864


    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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