Farragut's Ships


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, May 17, 1862

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Farragut's Ships

This original Civil War Harper's Weekly newspaper features a spectacular picture of Commodore Farragut's Fleet of Ships.  The image is captioned "Commodore Farragut's Squadron and Captain Porter's Mortar Fleet Entering the Mississippi River. [See Page 311].




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