Photo #: LC-B8171-3414
USS Philadelphia (1861-1865)
Ship's officers pose on her fore deck, during the Civil War.
Photographed by the Matthew Brady organization.
Note Philadelphia's deck, partially covered with canvas; her pilothouse with bell mounted on top; and brightly-polished capstan. The gun is a 12-pounder Dahlgren boat howitzer, mounted on a field carriage.
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11 November 2002