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Civil War Medal
Morgan Class Side wheel Gunboat:
Built as the United States Revenue Cutter USRC Morgan, date and location unknown
Seized by Confederates in 1861
Outfitted for Naval service at Mobile, AL. in 1861-62
During the Civil War CSS Morgan, CDR. G. W. Harrison CSN in command, operated in the waters around Mobile Bay, AL.
Participated in the battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864
Took part in the battle near Blakely, GA., sustaining considerable damage
Surrendered, 4 May 1865, to Union forces
Sold in December 1866
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 863 t.
Draft 7' 2"
Speed 10 kts
Armament 10 guns
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||Act. Vol. LT. Dyer, Nehemiah Mayo (Temp)||10 May 1865 - 1 June 1865|
|02||Act. Vol. LT. Gibbs, Charles J.||1 June 1865 - 1 July 1865|
|03||Act. Ensign Werner, Theodore J.||1 July 1865 - 10 October 1865|
Last Updated 15 February 2013
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