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NH 42755 "Battle of Fort Pillow, 3rd Position"

Photo #: NH 42755  "Battle of Fort Pillow, 3rd Position"
Title: "Battle of Fort Pillow, 3rd Position"
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Description: Photo #: NH 42755 Battle of Fort Pillow, 3rd Position Engraving published in Rear Admiral Henry Walke's Naval Scenes and Reminiscences of the Civil War in the United States ... (1877), depicting the action between the Confederate River Defense Fleet and Federal ironclads near Fort Pillow, Tennessee, 10 May 1862. Confederate ships, seen at left, include: Colonel Lovell, General Beauregard, General M. Jeff Thompson, General Bragg, General Sumter, Little Rebel and General Earl van Dorn. The Federal ironclads, in the center and right, are: Carondelet, Cincinnati, Mound City, Benton, Saint Louis, Cairo and Pittsburg. A tug is seen in the right foreground. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 42755
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