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NH 50468-KN Capture of Fort Fisher, North Carolina, 15 January 1865

Photo #: NH 50468-KN Capture of Fort Fisher, North Carolina, 15 January 1865
Title: Capture of Fort Fisher, North Carolina, 15 January 1865
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Description: Watercolor by eyewitness Ensign John W. Grattan, of Rear Admiral David Dixon Porter's staff, depicting Porter's fleet bombarding the fort prior to the ground assault. Side-wheel steamer in the right foreground is Porter's flagship, USS Malvern. USS New Ironsides and USS Monadnock are in the right distance. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Grattan Collection. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 50468-KN
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