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NH 59000 "Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo."

Photo #: NH 59000  "Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo."
Title: "Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo."
Caption:
Description: Photo #: NH 59000 Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo. Line engraving, after a sketch by Alexander Simplot, published in Harper's Weekly, circa January 1862. It depicts Fort Holt in the foreground. Background features identified on the print include (from left): Gun-boat Lexington, Bird's Point, Mississippi River, Fort Cairo, Cairo (Illinois), and the Ohio River. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59000
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