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The steamer Pocahontas

Black-and-white illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 15, 1862 issue, showing the steamer Pocahontas.

Caption: The Burnside Expedition – The steamer Pocahontas, laden with horses for the expedition, wrecked off Hatteras Island, January 13 – From a sketch by Mr. Schell, our special artist.

Source: Illustration from Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, March 15, 1862, page 273

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Last Updated: February 8, 2012