The USS Pocahontas (formerly the USS Despatch) was a screw steamer that was assigned to the West Gulf Squadron, arriving on station 18 October 1862. She remained until 19 August 1863 when she departed for Philadelphia for a yard period. She returned to the West Gulf Squadron on 9 May 1864 and remained on station until the end of the war.
|Name||Rate/Rank||Date of Death||Age|
|✚ ⋂||Frederic Bull, Jr.||2nd Assistant Engineer||9 August 1863||23|
|⚔||William H. Delaney||Ordinary Seaman||11 March 1862||23|
|✚||James H. Layton||Seaman||23 February 1865||20|
|✚ 〰||George R. Mann||Acting Assistant Surgeon||20 August 1864|