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NH 59316 "Portion of the Naval Expedition, as it appeared on the night of October 16, sailing to Hampton Roads. -- Sketched by an Officer on Board." 1861

Photo #: NH 59316  "Portion of the Naval Expedition, as it appeared on the night of October 16, sailing to Hampton Roads. -- Sketched by an Officer on Board." 1861
Title: "Portion of the Naval Expedition, as it appeared on the night of October 16, sailing to Hampton Roads. -- Sketched by an Officer on Board." 1861
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Description: Photo #: NH 59316 Portion of the Naval Expedition, as it appeared on the night of October 16, sailing to Hampton Roads. Sketched by an Officer on Board. 1861 Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, July-December 1861 volume, pages 712. It depicts Flag Officer DuPont's squadron en route to capture Port Royal, South Carolina. Ships, all U.S. Navy, as identified below the image bottom, are (from left): Wabash, Florida, Augusta, Alabama, Ottawa, Seneca and Pembina. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 59316
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