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NH 59001 "United States Mississippi Gun-boats being built at Carondelet, near St. Louis, Missouri"

Photo #: NH 59001  "United States Mississippi Gun-boats being built at Carondelet, near St. Louis, Missouri"
Title: "United States Mississippi Gun-boats being built at Carondelet, near St. Louis, Missouri"
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Description: Photo #: NH 59001 United States Mississippi Gun-boats being built at Carondelet, near St. Louis, Missouri Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 5 October 1861. It depicts, rather inaccurately, the construction of four of the City class ironclads by James Eads, including Carondelet, Louisville, Pittsburg and Saint Louis. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59001
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