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|259k||"Colonel Ellet's Ram Fleet on the Mississippi" Line engraving after a sketch by Alexander Simplot, published in Harper's Weekly, 1862.
Ships in the foreground are:
USS Monarch (letter M between stacks),
USS Queen of the West (with letter Q) and
USS Lioness (letter L). In the left background are:
Switzerland (with letter S on paddlebox),
Lancaster. Note cotton bales stacked on deck to protect boilers.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59007
|132k||One of Colonel Ellet's Ram Approaching the City of Memphis, TN., to Demand its Surrender. Line engraving after a sketch by Alexander
Simplot, published in "Harper's Weekly", 1862, depicting an incident at the close of the Battle of Memphis, 6 June 1862. The steamer shown may be
or USS Lioness.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 59055.
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