USS Miami

The USS Miami was a sidewheel steamer built by the Philadelphia Navy Yard, launched 16 November 1861 and commissioned 19 March 1862. She was attached to the mortar flotilla within the West Gulf Squadron and participated the Battle of Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip and the Siege of Vicksburg.

Miami departed for Fort Monore September 1 1862 and was reassigned to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron for the remainder of the war.

  • USS Miami on Wikipedia
  • USS Miami on Navsource

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    ✚ ⋂Everett D. BlakeOrdinary Seaman29 July 186222
    John D. LangleyOrdinary Seaman22 July 186245


    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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