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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Wednesday, May 27, 1863
Combat at Vicksburg
During combat at Vicksburg, Cincinnati was heavily hit by enemy shore batteries and sunk. ... Landsman Thomas E. Corcoran was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism - assisting fellow crewmen of USS Cincinnati as their ship sinks under fire.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 16

Namesort ascending Service Branch
1st class boy James Wilson USN
1st class boy Albert William USN
1st class boy Henry Truman USN
Seaman Henry Thornbury USN
Landsman James Thompson USN
Landsman Leopoid Snyder USN
Landsman James Pettingill USN
Seaman Cornelius O'Neil USN
Seaman John Mcmorrow USN
1st Class Boy Richard Howard USN
Landsman Daniel Hand USN
1st Cabin Boy Henry Freeman USN
Captain of After James Cooper USN
Carpenter's mate Tobias Cody USN
Captain Aftergua Patrick Burns USN
Pilot Henry Attenborough USN
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