USS Richmond

The USS Richmond was a steam sloop launched 26 January 1860 and commissioned sometime the same year. She was assigned to the Gulf Blockading Squadron in September 1861 and remained on station throughout the war except for two yard periods in New York.

  • USS Richmond on NavSource
  • USS Richmond on Wikipedia

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death
    George AllstrumOrdinary Seaman28 June 1862
    John B. BradleyActing Master's Mate24 April 1862
    William G. BradyOrdinary Seaman24 April 1862
    John H. BrownLandsman14 March 1863
    --- CalverBoatswain's Mate9 June 1863
    Charles CatherwoodPrivate, USMC14 March 1863
    ⚔ ⋂James CookCaptain of the Top22 November 1861
    Richard CosgroveLandsman25 March 1865
    Andrew Boyd CummingsLieutenant Commander18 March 1863
    Anthony CunninghamCoal HeaverDecember 11, 1862
    Edward J. Curry-31 August 1862
    George DuffyLandsman6 December 1864
    Thomas FlaritySeaman28 June 1862
    John GordonSeaman2 May 1862
    John F. HowardBoatswain's Mate14 March 1863
    Patrick McCartyCoal Heaver13 February 1863
    Joseph M. NolenLandsman19 February 1862
    Caesar Owens3rd Class Boy14 March 1863
    John SammonsLandsman10 March 1865
    Andrew Sheffie-1864
    John ThompsonPrivate, USMC14 March 1863
    John WilliamsSeaman26 June 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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