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KN-969 Bombardment and Capture of Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River, April 7, 1862

Photo #: KN-969 Bombardment and Capture of Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River, April 7, 1862
Title: Bombardment and Capture of Island Number Ten on the Mississippi River, April 7, 1862
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Description: ed lithograph published by Currier & Ives, New York, circa 1862. It depicts the bombardment of the Confederate fortifications on Island Number Ten by Federal gunboats and mortar boats. Ships seen include (from left to right): Mound City, Louisville, Pittsburg, Carondelet, Flagship Benton, Cincinnati, Saint Louis and Conestoga. Mortar boats are firing from along the river bank. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: KN-969
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