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NH 59130 "Departure of the Great Southern Expedition, under General Butler, from Fortress Monroe."

Photo #: NH 59130  "Departure of the Great Southern Expedition, under General Butler, from Fortress Monroe."
Title: "Departure of the Great Southern Expedition, under General Butler, from Fortress Monroe."
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Description: Photo #: NH 59130 Departure of the Great Southern Expedition, under General Butler, from Fortress Monroe. Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 1861, depicting the departure of the fleet on 26 August 1861, en route to attack Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina. Ships identified in the title line are (left to right): USS Harriet Lane; USS Wabash; USS Minnesota; USS Monticello and USS Pawnee. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59130
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