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NH 59234 "Action at Acquia Creek between United States Vessels and Rebel Batteries"

Photo #: NH 59234  "Action at Acquia Creek between United States Vessels and Rebel Batteries"
Title: "Action at Acquia Creek between United States Vessels and Rebel Batteries"
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Description: Photo #: NH 59234 Action at Acquia Creek between United States Vessels and Rebel Batteries Engraving, after a sketch by Lieutenant Cash, published in Harper's Weekly, 1861. It depicts USS Pawnee (at right), what appears to be USS Thomas Freeborn (left center), and another warship engaging the Confederate batteries at Aquia Creek, on the Potomac River, probably on 31 May - 1 June 1861. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59234
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