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NH 59065 "Fire-raft Sent Down by the Rebels, April 17"

Photo #: NH 59065  "Fire-raft Sent Down by the Rebels, April 17"
Title: "Fire-raft Sent Down by the Rebels, April 17"
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Description: Photo #: NH 59065 Fire-raft Sent Down by the Rebels, April 17 Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 1862, depicting USS Clifton playing a fire hose on the Confederate fire raft, as it drifted past Union ships on the lower Mississippi River on 17 April 1862. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59065
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