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NH 42918 Scene off City Point, James River, Virginia

Photo #: NH 42918  Scene off City Point, James River, Virginia
Title: Scene off City Point, James River, Virginia
Caption:
Description: shortly after the action of 15 May 1862 Sketch, possibly by Edward H. Schmidt (a crewman on USS Mahaska). Items identified by numbers include: 1. USS Mahaska; 2. Schooner N.C. Claver; 3. tug Dragon; 4. USS Monitor; 5. USS Wachusett; 6. chartered steamer; 7. a schooner; 8. a gunboat; 9. USS Galena, disabled; 10. City Point, James River, abandoned. Sketch was received from Mrs. W.L. Smith, of Savannah, Georgia, with her letter dated 26 August 1933. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 42918
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