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NH 59064 "The Third Day's Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip"

Photo #: NH 59064  "The Third Day's Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip"
Title: "The Third Day's Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip"
Caption:
Description: Photo #: NH 59064 The Third Day's Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 1862, depicting U.S. Navy mortar schooners shelling the Confederate forts defending the lower Mississippi River, 20 April 1862. Ships in the foreground are USS Harriet Lane (left) and USS Oneida (right). U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59064
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