USS Monongahela

The USS Monongahela was a sloop-of-war that was constructed by the Philadelphia Navy Yard, launched 10 July 1862 and commissioned 15 January 1863. She was assigned to the West Gulf Squadron, arriving on station at South West Pass on the Mississippi River on 18 February 1863. She remained in the squadron until the end of the war.

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  • Deck Log


  • 20 OCT 1863 - 14 MAR 1864 Texas and Mobile Blockade (147 days)

  • Actions


      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    ⚔ ⋂John AdamsOrdinary Seaman14 March 1863
    Theodore F. ClarkeShip's Corporal18 August 186323
    ✚ ⋂Richard CondonLandsman24 February 186521
    ⚔ ⋂Oscar EldridgeCarpenter's Mate14 March 186323
    ⚔ ⋂Patrick HamiltonSeaman7 July 1862
    Henry HaysSeaman13 May 1864
    John G. HortonLandsman8 August 186325
    ⚔ ⋂James LynchPrivate, USMC14 March 1863
    Daniel McDadeLandsman14 March 186322
    ⚔ ⋂Roderick PrentissLieutenant6 August 186424
    Abner ReadLieutenant Commander, Commanding7 July 1863
    Henry RodgersCoxswain12 March 186435
    Patrick SullivanSeaman14 March 186321
    ⚔ ⋂Henry WilliamsLandsman14 March 1863


    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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