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NH 61929 USS Agawam (1864-1867)

Photo #: NH 61929  USS Agawam (1864-1867)
Title: USS Agawam (1864-1867)
Description: Some of the ship's officers relaxing on deck, while she was serving on the James River, Virginia, in the summer of 1864. They are (from left to right): Assistant Paymaster H. Melville Hanna; Commander Alexander C. Rhind, Commanding Officer; Assistant Surgeon Herman P. Babcock; and Lieutenant George Dewey. Note awning overhead, and windsail rigged for ventilation of the spaces below decks. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 61929
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