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The April 20, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly features extensive information on the Civil War Union Navy.  Newspaper thumbnails will take you to a large, readable version of that page.


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This original 1861 Harper's Weekly leaf presents a stunning illustration the the United States Fleet off Fort Pickens Florida

A description of this illustration is given on page 246.



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