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Lynn Boyd

 

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Lynn Boyd, under Captain Smedley, proceeded in company with Dunbar on 4 February 1862 from Fort Henry to Paris Landing, Tenn., for two Confederate Army regiments stationed there. Fort Henry was surrendered on 6 February and Lynn Boyd was burned on the Tennessee River, at the mouth of Duck River, 7 February, to prevent her capture by Federal gunboats.