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|112k||"View of Steamers Sunk by the Rebels Between Island Number Ten and New Madrid"
Line engraving, based on a sketch by Alexander Simplot, published in "Harper's Weekly", 1862, depicting ships sunk by the Confederates off their fortifications at Island Number 10, circa 7 April 1862. As identified on the engraving, the ships are (from left to right):
CSS Red Rover,
CSS Ohio Belle,
CSS De Soto,
CSS Kanawha Valley,
CSS Winchester and
CSS Mars. Most of these vessels, some of which were not sunk, were later employed by the Union forces.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 59024
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