USS Virginia

The Virginia was a former blockade runner captured as a prize off the Yucatan. She was commissioned as the USS Virginia 12 June 1863 and assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron where she remained until 17 July 1865.

  • USS Virginia on Wikipedia

  • Deaths

      Name Rate/Rank Date of Death Age
    Edward C. BowmanActing Assistant PaymasterOctober 1864
    ✚ ⋂John G. BowmanQuartermaster17 October 186428
    ✚ ⋂Samuel S. GlassActing 2nd Assistant Engineer14 October 186428
    James GrundySeaman6 July 186428
    ✚ 〰John HollinghamLandsman13 April 186426
    Charles H. MasonActing Assistant Surgeon13 October 186429


    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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