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Passing of Vicksburg by Admiral Porter's U.S. Fleet.

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Identifier: P0116-1051

Title: Passing of Vicksburg by Admiral Porter's U.S. Fleet.

Description: Sketch of several gunboats on a river that are firing on a town in the background. "Passing of Vicksburg by Admiral Porters U. S. Fleet. Photograph taken from and original sketch (India) by Rear Admiral Henry Walke, who commanded the U. S. Gunboat 'Lafayette' during the battle, after the passing. the original sketch with others of Walke were destroyed by fire. Gift of John H. Gundlack." (written on reverse side).

Rights: UND

Place: United States
India

Dates: 1863

Type(s): Photograph of Sketch
Image

Maker/Creator: Henry Walke

Subjects: Gunboats
Vicksburg (Miss.)
Siege, 1863
Civil War, 1861-1865
Admiral Porter's U.S. Fleet
Porter
Henry Walke
Transportation
Union
Rivers
Boats
Vicksburg
Armed Forces
battle
photograph of a sketch
River and Steamboats
Battles

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