USS Vincennes

The USS Vincennes was a sloop of war that was ordered to Gulf Blockading Squadron on 29 June 1861 and arrived off Fort Pickens on 3 September 1861. She spent the majority of the war stationed off Ship Island, MS.

  • USS Vincennes on Wikipedia

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death
    Frederick AugustOrdinary Seaman23 September 1863
    John CalvoCaptain of the Forecastle10 July 1862
    Thomas FordCaptain of the Forecastle10 January 1864
    ✚ ⋂Thomas KingPrivate, USMC25 September 1864
    ✚ ⋂Samuel MarcyLieutenant, Commanding29 January 1862
    John McCarthyOrdinary Seaman9 July 1862
    James W. MundellPrivate, USMC21 September 1863
    John WebsterOrdinary Seaman17 March 1862
    James WoodsSeaman27 December 1864


    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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