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NH 58943 "Capture of Plymouth, N.C. Oct. 1864"

Photo #: NH 58943  "Capture of Plymouth, N.C. Oct. 1864"
Title: "Capture of Plymouth, N.C. Oct. 1864"
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Description: Photo #: NH 58943 Capture of Plymouth, N.C. Oct. 1864 19th Century photograph of a painting by Acting Second Engineer Alexander C. Stuart, USN, 1864. It depicts USS Commodore Hull (at left) leading the Double-Ender gunboats Tacony, Shamrock, Otsego and Wyalusing in engaging Confederate batteries at Plymouth, North Carolina, on 31 October 1864. Small vessels lashed to the gunboats' unengaged sides include USS Whitehead (beside Tacony), USS Bazely (beside Shamrock) and Belle (beside Otsego). Collection of Surgeon H.P. Babcock, USN. Donated by his son, George R. Babcock, 1939. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 58943
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