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National fleet steaming through Croatan Sound

Black-and-white illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 8, 1862 issue, showing national fleet steaming through Croatan Sound.

Caption: The Burnside Expedition – The national fleet steaming through Croatan Sound – Roanoke Island in the distance, February 7 – From a sketch by our special artist accompanying the expedition – (See page 251 [for related story])

Source: Illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 8, 1862, page 241

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012