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NH 59187 "The Rebel Iron-Clad Fleet Forcing the Obstructions in James River", 23 January 1865

Photo #: NH 59187  "The Rebel Iron-Clad Fleet Forcing the Obstructions in James River", 23 January 1865
Title: "The Rebel Iron-Clad Fleet Forcing the Obstructions in James River", 23 January 1865
Description: Photo #: NH 59187 The Rebel Iron-Clad Fleet Forcing the Obstructions in James River, 23 January 1865 Line engraving, based on a sketch by A.R. Waud, published in Harper's Weekly, 11 February 1865, page 81. It depicts the Confederate ironclads Virginia II, Richmond and Fredericksburg attempting to run past the obstructions at Trent's Reach to attack Federal positions along the James River. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59187
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