Photo #: NH 60987
USS Miami (1862-65)
"After a shooting trip ashore, officers of the gunboat Miami relax on deck with the hounds", circa 1864-65.
Note officer with shotgun and game bag, with two hunting dogs at his feet. Seated Lieutenant at left holds a smaller dog while sharing a newspaper with other officers nearby.
Quoted caption data comes from Miller's Photographic History of the Civil War, Volume 6, page 199.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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