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111-B-80 Federal ironclads in Trent's Reach, James River, Virginia

Photo #: 111-B-80  Federal ironclads in Trent's Reach, James River, Virginia
Title: Federal ironclads in Trent's Reach, James River, Virginia
Description: Photographed circa early 1865. Nearest ship is USS Saugus, with a mine sweeping torpedo rake attached to her bow. Next monitor astern is probably USS Sangamon. Visible just to the right of her is either USS Mahopac or USS Canonicus. Last two ships are USS Atlanta and USS Onondaga. Photographed by the Matthew Brady organization. Note the log boom across the river in the foreground and the signal tower atop the hill in the right distance. Photograph from the Collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 111-B-80
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