Photo #: NH 1793
Mississippi Squadron Gunboats
Off the Naval Station at Mound City, Illinois, circa 1863.
Ships present include USS Key West (1863-64) at left, with her number ("32") painted on her pilothouse; at least ten other "Tinclad" gunboats; one "City" class ironclad (just astern of Key West; and one "Timberclad" gunboat (seen beyond the ironclad's stern).
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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26 November 1999