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|Drawing of CSS Gaines, artist unknown.
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|"Battle of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864"
Reproduction of an 1864 pen & ink drawing by George S. Waterman, C.S.N., depicting the action as seen from above and inside the entrance to Mobile Bay. Confederate ships present are (as identified on the drawing);
CSS Gaines (shown twice, in the battle line, and beached off Fort Morgan after the battle) and
CSS Tennessee. Union monitors shown are (from the front of the line);
(sinking after striking a mine),
USS Winnebago and
USS Chickasaw. The leading two steam sloops in the Union line are
USS Brooklyn and
USS Hartford. Small diagram in the lower right represents the various efforts by Union ships to ram Tennessee later in the action.
US Naval History and Heritage Command Photo # NH 42392
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