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Jenny Lind

 

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Jenny Lind, a steamer operated by the Union army, was used in lightering stores in the Rappahannock River area in April 1862. In February 1863 reference is made to a steamer of this name being used as a troop transport at New Orleans. The steamer was captured by the Confederates at the Passes in the Mississippi in June 1863.

 

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The Confederate schooner, Jenny Lind is listed among five captured by USS Lockwood, Acting Volunteer Lt. G. W. Graves commanding, on 16 June 1864 at Mount Pleasant, Hyde County, N.C. She was sent in as a prize to New Berne, N.C.