USS Tallahatchie (Tinclad No. 46)

The Tallahatchie was a sidewheel steamer purchased by the Navy 23 January 1864 in Cincinnati, outfitted and commissioned in New Orleans 9 March 1864. She served in 1864 patrolling Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi Sound. In 1865 she was moved to Mobile Bay to serve as a hospital ship until her decommissioning on 21 July 1865.

  • USS Tallahatchie on Wikipedia

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Charles AaronsLandsman12 July 186515
    Peter Daly2nd Class Fireman29 June 186525
    Benjamin DavisLandsman186518


    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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