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National fleet passing through the marshes

Black-and-white illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 8, 1862 issue, showing national fleet passing through the marshes.

Caption: The Burnside Expedition – The national fleet passing through the marshes between Croatan and Pamlico sounds – 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 245

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012