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NH 71829 Battle of Port Hudson, 14 March 1863.

Battle of Port Hudson, 14 March 1863.
Title: Battle of Port Hudson, 14 March 1863.
Caption: Second page of Rear Admiral David G. Farragut's "General Order for passing port Hudson." Issued prior to the battle. This page includes Farragut's famous quote: "…The best projection against the enemy's fire, is a well directed fire from our own guns,…". Original at National Archives, record Group 45. "West Gulf blockading squadron letters Jan-April 1863. RAdm. D. G. Farragut, P. 135a."
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Catalog #: NH 71829
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Original Medium: BW Photo
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